"It's time for bed little mouse, little mouse. Darkness is falling all over the house..."
So starts this most favorite of our bed time books.I have Time for Bed memorized. Cover to cover. We got it as a gift when Beck was a baby and I started reading it to him at just a few months old. He would sit, rapt looking at the pretty illustrations by Jane Dyer and listen to the soothing, lyrical words of Mem Fox.
It kept his (and Evie's) attention at 3 months old and it still keeps their attention today - at four and three.
This might be our all-time-favorite book to read together. And when I think back on these days of endless reading to my kids, this will probably be the book I remember.
I recommend this book to every family. I think it will become my token "Baby Shower Gift."