Good Night Baby Boy

The Early Ed Series Book 4

Children - Picture Book
32 Pages
Reviewed on 03/18/2017
Buy on Amazon

This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Free Book Program, which is open to all readers and is completely free. The author will provide you with a free copy of their book in exchange for an honest review. You and the author will discuss what sites you will post your review to and what kind of copy of the book you would like to receive (eBook, PDF, Word, paperback, etc.). To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email.

Author Biography

D. A. Batrowny splits her time between New York State and The DC-Metro area. She has over 25 years of experience working with children and families in the field of nurse home visiting, growth and development, literacy, and early childhood education. She has worked as a home visitor, longitudinal study interviewer, children's non-profit program director and writer. She holds degrees in Nursing and Business Administration. She believes that all children should have the opportunity to reach their highest potential. Her goal is to share this information with the parents of every young child, starting at birth. This belief led to the idea for her first series, The Art of Early Learning Series and The Early Ed Series. They were designed to promote growth and development, pre-literacy skills and fun!

    Book Review

Reviewed by Emily-Jane Hills Orford for Readers' Favorite

Babies and very young children are often reluctant to go to sleep at night. They want to keep busy all night, just like they did during the daytime. It makes for a very long day when it stretches into night, especially for the parents. A simple rhyme, a sweet lullaby, and soon the baby or very young child will, hopefully, drift off into dreamland.

Good Night Baby Boy is a simple, but charming little book with a sweet expression of love and encouragement to go to sleep at night. Author D.A. Batrowny has used repetitive phrases, like “Good night love,” to allow a very young reader to start to recognize some of the basics of reading. The repetition also has the hypnotic effect of luring sleepiness into the concept of love. The child or the baby has had a great day, but like the baby birds who are counting sheep, the time has come to go to sleep. There are some rhyming phrases as well to make this read something like a lullaby.

The colorful illustrations make this book a real treasure, something to be enjoyed, even when the child progresses from being read to during night time story time to starting to read along with Mom or Dad. It is expertly presented to allow the child to start to develop literary skills long before they even start to talk. As they listen and learn and then start to read along, this delightful little book will spark both an interest as well as a loving bond with both parents and the joy of reading itself. Books are a treasure and this is definitely one of those treasures to cherish for years.