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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (15 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Nancy Tillman, Eric Metaxas Narrator: Orlagh Cassidy, Sally Taylor Publisher: Macmillan Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: November 2008 ISBN: 9781427205544
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As comforting as a soft blanket and warm as a goodnight hug, Eric Metaxas' lullaby comes to life on this wonderful new audiobook combining two fabulous stories: On the Night You Were Born (a New York Times bestseller) and It¹s Time to Sleep, My Love. The program features original music composed and performed by Sally Taylor, daughter of music legends James Taylor and Carly Simon and mother of new son, Bodhi.
It's Time to Sleep, My Love is a 2009 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Children can shut their eyes and imagine a world that revolves around them, where bears dance at news of their birth, and where the moon smiles at them and the night wind whispers their name. The story also has delightful interactive moments when kids are directed to whisper their names and wiggle their toes. AudioFile, Earphones Award Winner

  • This set would make a great new baby or Christmas gift. Ashley's Closet blog

  • Among longlisted titles for AudioFile Best Voices, 2009
  • Among longlisted titles for Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year, 2009

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jocelin | 5/1/2011

    " Sweet book about the virtues of going to sleep in a timely manner. If only it were that simple. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Guadalupe | 4/16/2011

    " This book is very sweet and poetic. I think this is a great book to read to pre-k students before their nap. I would also use this book to teach older children about using imaging as a reading comprehension strategy as the book has beautiful illustrations. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Elaine | 3/20/2011

    " This book is truly wonderful. This illustrations are breathtaking. Stella loves it for bedtime- it is sleepytime magic! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sara | 10/24/2010

    " Gorgeous. Endearing. Sweet and almost lullaby like. This is one that I would like to read every night as part of our bedtime routine. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jenna | 7/13/2010

    " This is such a sweet bedtime book. Stunning illustrations. As I read it, I even got sleepy because of the sing-song rhyming text. I will definitely put this on my list of books to purchase for family/friends who have little ones to put to bed. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Lynn | 3/9/2010

    " My 21-month old son loves hearing me read this book at nap/bedtimes. It immediately calms him down and gets him ready to sleep. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kathryn | 1/20/2010

    " Oh, this is a wonderful book, written so lyrically and the artwork is so soothing and beautiful. It should be a part of every childs library "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Susan | 7/20/2009

    " Gorgeous dreamy art with a repetitive text that will surely have the reader yawning and the listener lulled to sleep. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Audrey | 7/10/2009

    " PICTURE BOOK
    What a beautiful, sweet story! The illustrations are gorgeous and dreamy. I plan to own and read this book to my children before they go to sleep! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jeness | 2/1/2009

    " another awesome nancy tillman book. it was highly anticipated by me, and it didn't disappoint. "

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About the Author

Nancy Tillman is the author and illustrator of the New York Times bestselling picture book, On the Night You Were Born and many others. She also created the mischievous cat Tumford in Tumford the Terrible and Tumford’s Rude Noises. She lives in Portland, Oregon.

About the Narrator

Orlagh Cassidy is an audiobook narrator who has twice won the prestigious Audie Award for best narration, as well as nineteen AudioFile Earphones Awards. She is a graduate of SUNY at Purchase and a recipient of the Princess Grace Foundation Scholarship. She has been seen on and off Broadway and in films, including Definitely Maybe and Calling It Quits. Her television credits include roles in Law & Order and Sex and the City and as Doris Wolfe on Guiding Light. She has done voice work for commercials in which she is probably best known for her role as the mom in the “BFF Jill” spots for AT&T.