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A classic bedtime story for the very young, this tale of love and elephants by Mem Fox and Emma Quay is a must-have picture book for every Australian household.

A lullaby to babies everywhere, Baby Bedtime is a lyrical tribute to the love inspired by the little people in our lives.

This enchanting read-aloud story combines the talents of Australia's premier picture-book writer, Mem Fox, author of Possum Magic and Where is the Green Sheep?, and acclaimed illustrator Emma Quay, creator of Rudie Nudie and Not a Cloud in the Sky.

Formats & editions

  • Hardback

    9780670075195

    October 23, 2013

    Viking

    32 pages

    RRP $24.99

    Online retailers

    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • Board Book

    9780143506898

    June 24, 2015

    Viking

    32 pages

    RRP $14.99

    Online retailers

    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

Awards and Recognition

  • CBCA Book of the Year Awards
    2014
    Shortlisted
    Early Childhood
  • Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards
    2014
    Shortlisted
    Birth to 3 Years
  • WA Premier's Book Awards
    2014
    Shortlisted
    Children's Books

Also by Mem Fox

Where is The Green Sheep?
Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes Board Book
Where is the Green Sheep? Hardback book and plush toy boxed set
Koala Lou
A Giraffe in the Bath
Two Little Monkeys
Yoo Hoo, Ladybird!
Hunwick's Egg
Green Sheep Buggy Book
Hello Baby! Board Book
A Particular Cow
Hello Baby!
Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes
Night Noises
Tough Boris

Recommendations

The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
Hairy Maclary's Bone
The Getaway: Diary of a Wimpy Kid (BK12)
Where The Wild Things Are
Undercover Princess
Everything, Everything
I Just Couldn't Wait to Meet You
One Very Tired Wombat
Peepo!
Where is The Green Sheep?
Where's Spot?
Who Sank The Boat?
Peppa Pig: Going Swimming –  Read It Yourself With Ladybird Level 1
Girl Online: Going Solo
Our Australian Girl: The Lina Stories
Two Wolves
Juliet, Nearly a Vet collection 1
Hide and Seek
Our Australian Girl: The Rose Stories