Time for Bed, Miyuki
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TIME FOR BED, MIYUKI is a richly illustrated bedtime story about a little girl who doesn't want to go to bed. Miyuki has so many things to do! She needs to water the vegetables, gather snails, and prepare for the arrival of the Dragonfly Queen. Miyuki's patient grandfather follows along on her adventures, gently encouraging her to go to sleep. In this beautiful tale about family, nature, and love, young children will find a welcome companion to their own bedtime journeys.
"Beautiful, magical. Just stunning. ??
There isn't much else I can think of to say. The art is just so enthralling. Colourful and stunning. You're transported into this magical place of wonder. Each page pulls you further into this world as Miyuki delays her bedtime with tasks that are essential prior to sleep. Tasks her grandfather helps her with."
•Luna's Little Library "Ratanavanh's fine art is just beautiful, with an wonderfully eclectic mixture of hues and patterns adorning each page, she captures the infinite possibilities of Miyuki's imagination. I loved the image of Miyuki and her Grandfather leading the snails home, which had fabulous touches of humour.
With gentle humour and a gentle, poetic tone Time for Bed, Miyuki is an adorable bedtime book."
•My Book Corner "Miyuki's has too many things to do before bedtime but with gentle encouragement from her grandfather and a bedtime story will she finally go to sleep? The evocative and fanciful illustrations lead you into Miyuki's dream-like world reminiscent of Alice in Wonderland. Children will be enchanted by looking at the abundance of nature, animals, fish and birds. The poetical text centres around the bond between child and grandparent. A beautiful gift to treasure", South Wales Evening Post, "Truly one of the most beautiful children's books in recent years, every page of Time for Bed, Miyuki is an exquisite treat for the eyes; children and adults will marvel at its illustration, which is intricate yet warm and lovely at the same time.", BookTrust