Friday, September 24, 2010

My review of The Bedtime of the sky

The stories that Wolfe shares with her young readers in this book is just adorable.  She has written them in rhyming verse. They are unique her own creations.  The illustrations are just as fantasy and bedtimey. The main picture fits each story and then the boarder compliments each subsequent page of the story.   My favorite story was There's a Baby in the Sink. The little boy finds out that a kitchen sink can be used for more things than washing dishes when mom uses it to wash his baby sister.  Dolly Dear was cute too; as was The Bedtime of the Sky.  Don't forget that Christmas is coming.  Give books they last a long time.  You child will love the stories that Wolfe has made up.  I'd like to thank the author, Carolyn Wolfe, for supplying me with a copy of this book for this review.

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In this, Ms. Wolfe’s fifth book, she has returned to her roots. Wolfe started writing childrens stories in verse in the early 80’s in order to have her nephew and nieces enjoy them. Now, she has compiled them into a short collection to be enjoyed by everyone! As you can tell from the title, “The Bedtime Of The Sky and Other Sleepy Bye Stories” was specifically written for reading at bedtime. From Dragons hiding in the sock drawer, to a Mom designing the Universe, these stories are full of magical imagery and beautifully colored illustrations that are designed to delight any young heart and let them drift peacefully off to dreamland!

Carolyn Anne Wolfe is an author and free-lance writer whose body of work includes four previously published books, poetry, short stories and a number of newspaper articles and editorials. Wolfe is an animal and human rights activist as well as a vegetarian and these beliefs are strongly reflected in her writing. She lives with her husband and many animal companions in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.
You can find Carolyn at

This book review was also posted at the Fall Children's book festival held @ 5 minutes for books. Click here for details some book reviews have giveaways.

A copy of this book was provided by the author for this review purpose only



Holly (2 Kids and Tired) said...

The illustrations in this look gorgeous.

Carolyn said...

Thank You Holly!
Leslie Mathis is the taleted artist who illustrated this book and another of my children's books that is going to be released in Dec/Jan coming up. Leslie has a limitless imagination and brings each of my bedtime stories to life with her whimsical illustrations.
Thank you for your very kind comment!
Carolyn Wolfe

Carolyn said...

I want to thank you so much, Apple Blossom, for the wonderful review of my book and for hosting my book on your lovely site.

Carolyn Wolfe