Day is Done by Peter Yarrow


Day is Done by Peter Yarrow

This is a picture book version of a beautiful song from Peter Yarrow, author of the bestselling Puff, the Magic Dragon . It was number 1 on the US Publishers Weekly Children's Picture Book Bestsellers list for October 09. It is aimed at children age 3 to 7 years old. Peter Yarrow follows the blockbuster success of Puff, the Magic Dragon with a picture book version of his beautiful song, Day Is Done. As night falls, animal and human parents everywhere tenderly tuck their children into bed. In the darkness, each child - raccoon, doe, rabbit, field mouse and a little boy - wonders: Will I be safe? Will you be there for me? And every mummy and daddy responds with the comforting words of Yarrow's refrain: 'I am here'. Caldecott Honor-winning artist Melissa Sweet has created gorgeous images that celebrate the loving bond between parent and child, as well as the connection between all creatures of the earth.

About the Author

Peter Yarrow is a member of the iconic '60's folk trio Peter, Paul & Mary. He is the author of the beloved song and now hit book Puff, the Magic Dragon (9781402747823). Melissa Sweet has illustrated more than 40 children's books, including one that won the Caldecott Honor in 2008, which was also listed as a New York Times Top Ten Children's Book of the Year.

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Mixed media product
Contains Hardback and CD-Audio
24 pages


Peter Yarrow
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Publication date

1st April 2010



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