Good Night, Sleep Tight

Mem Fox, Judy Horacek

Good Night, Sleep Tight
  • Format
  • Publisher
  • Country
  • Published
  • Pages
  • ISBN

Good Night, Sleep Tight

Mem Fox, Judy Horacek

Another perfect picture book from the creators of the bestselling Where is the Green Sheep? Bonnie and Ben have a favourite babysitter whose much loved stories ensure a wonderful whimsical world before bedtime.


mem-fox-revOnce upon a time, Mem Fox wrote a picture book called Good Night, Sleep Tight. It was illustrated by Helen Semmler and was a favourite of two little girls called Kat and Lou.

Twenty-four years later they still recite it with much pleasure and fond memories of Skinny Doug. That edition has long been out of print, but with a few tweaks by Mem and a new illustrator in the wonderful Judy Horacek, we can once again enjoy the exuberant tempo of these well-loved verses.

As Skinny Doug babysits Bonnie and Ben, he captivates them with the rhymes he learnt from his mother and so, with this oldest and much-loved of oral traditions, he charms his young audience. Horacek’s colourful and simple pictures highlight Fox’s marvellously lilting rhymes – they are a perfect fit.

So once again we have a classic in the making, a tribute to the everlasting joy of nursery rhymes by two of Australia’s master storytellers. To share such fun will be something I hope your children remember as fondly as mine still do. For ages 18 months and up.

alexathumb Alexa Dretzke is a Children’s & YA Book Specialist at Readings Hawthorne.

This item is in-stock and will ship in 4-5 business days

We are currently experiencing delays in processing and delivering online orders. Click here for more information.

Please note, our stock data is updated overnight, and availability may change throughout the day. Prices are subject to change without notice.

Sign in or become a Readings Member to add this title to a wishlist.