"This classic....affirms the importance of an old tradition and provides librarians and others with tools to help keep it alive." - American Libraries
"Greene's text has a lovely, crooning lilt." - Publishers Weekly "... a great gift for new mothers." - Parent Magazine
"A joyous tale, with a beautiful blend of text and illustration. A read-aloud treasure."
-School Library Journal
Storytelling World Honor Book 2001
Stories and Poems by Eleanor Farjeon