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Sleep Rhymes Around the World (1994) [Anthology]
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Summary (Library of Congress description):

A collection of lullabies from seventeen different countries, each illustrated by an artist native to the country.


  • Take an afternoon nap, my baby [Thailand]
  • Sleep, my baby, sleep [Thailand]
  • Sleep until dawn [Italy]
  • Sleep, sleep, dear heart [Italy]
  • Do not cry, my child [Nigeria]
  • Sleep, my love, and peace attend thee [Wales]
  • Kitty cat, kitty cat [Ukraine]
  • Raindrops are falling from the skies [Slovenia]
  • Baby darling, sleep now gently [Slovenia]
  • Sleep thou, baby, baby sleep thou [Native America/Abenaki]
  • Sleep, my treasure [Puerto Rico]
  • Go to sleep, go to sleep [Afghanistan]
  • Tu, tu, tu, ti, little one [Finland]
  • Go to sleep, little child [Venezuela]
  • Sleep, sleep our baby [Republic of Korea]
  • Your mother loves you as your soul [Iran]
  • Lullaby, lullaby, tulip flower [Iran]
  • Hush-a-bye, hush-a-bye [Uganda]
  • Sleep, my baby, sleep [Czech Republic]
  • Neenee, my darling, neennee [Turkey]
  • Hush, little baby [United States]

Includes the text of each poem in the original language as well as in English translation.

Original title: Sleep Rhymes Around the World
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionChildren & Young AdultPicture BooksBedtime
PoetryChildren's Poetry

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  • Illustrated by artists from around the world

Edition #1: Sleep Rhymes Around the World

Sleep Rhymes Around the World (1994)
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Language: English

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Manifested in:

Sleep Rhymes Around the World (October 2000)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Boyds Mills Press
ISBN: 1563979233
Dimensions: 10. x 11.0 x 0.1
Pages: 39

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