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Part poem, part lullaby, this gentle story celebrates a baby's wonder at our beautiful world. From Australia's favourite picture-book creator Alison Lester comes a timeless book to share and to treasure.

May you, my baby, sleep softly at night, and when dawn lights the world, may you wake up to birdsong.

Part poem, part lullaby, this gentle story celebrates a baby's wonder at our beautiful world. From Australia's favourite picture-book creator Alison Lester comes a timeless book to share and to treasure.

Formats & editions

  • Hardback

    9780670076758

    September 25, 2013

    Viking

    28 pages

    RRP $19.99

    Online retailers

    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Amazon
    • 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

  • EBook

    9781743480984

    October 23, 2013

    Penguin eBooks

    32 pages

    Online retailers

    • iBooks
    • Amazon Kindle
    • Booktopia
    • eBooks
    • Google Play
    • Kobo
  • Board Book

    9780143789758

    September 3, 2018

    Picture Puffin

    28 pages

    RRP $14.99

    Online retailers

    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Amazon
    • 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

  • Indie Award
    2014
    Winner
    Children's
  • Australian Book Industry Awards
    2014
    Shortlisted
    Book of the Year for Younger Children
  • CBCA Book of the Year Awards
    2014
    Shortlisted
    Early Childhood
  • Environment Award for Children's Literature
    2014
    Shortlisted
    Picture Fiction
  • Prime Minister's Literary Awards
    2014
    Shortlisted
    Children's Fiction
  • Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards
    2014
    Shortlisted
    Birth to 3 Years
  • CBCA Book of the Year Awards
    2014
    Notable Book
    Early Childhood

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