Daddy's Lullaby by Tony Bradman

Daddy's Lullaby

Written by Tony Bradman
Illustrated by Jason Cockcroft

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A tender story of how a Dad gives night-time comfort to a tiny baby. When Dad comes home from work all seems quiet, everyone is asleep. But are they? Dad finds the baby awake and sets about comforting it with a night time lullaby. For information regarding other titles by Tony Bradman please click here.


Daddy's Lullaby by Tony Bradman

The house is darkened and Dad comes home at the end of the week. Everybody is asleep, except for the youngest baby of the house. So Dad picks him up and takes him on a journey through the sleeping house, looking in on the cat, brother and Mum, until Dad himself is so tired that he collapses with baby on the sofa downstairs.

About the Author

Tony Bradman

Tony Bradman was born in 1954 (not during the Jurassic era, as his children have been known to claim). He went to school in London, and then Cambridge University. After university he worked in the music press, then became Deputy Editor of Parents magazine, and began reviewing children’s books. He had his first book for children published in 1985 and became a full-time author in 1987.

Tony loves films and popular culture. He lives in Beckenham, Kent with his wife Sally and their three children Emma, Helen and Thomas and Rufus the cat.


If you were a Viking warrior, what would your name be? And what about your battle cry?

Which of the places in the book would you most like to visit: Russia, Norway or Constantinople? Why?

If you were a Viking warrior, and could have any person from history/film/books in your gang – who would you choose? And Why? What would the gang be called?

I’d pick all the great Viking warriors – Harald Hardnut, Erik Bloodaxe, the Godwin brothers Tostig and Harold, maybe Thor the Norse God, Beowulf, Aragorn, Gimli, Legolas, Boromir and Faramir from Lord of the Rings and loads of others. What would we be called? Why The Cool Vikings, of course!

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32 pages


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Publication date

3rd June 2002




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