While You Were Sleeping
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A nostalgic bedtime book featuring lyrical text and gentle illustrations from the celebrated author and artist Briana Corr Scott.
Celebrate the milestones of growing up: From the earliest days, when baby is asleep in a wrap or sling, to their first night in a crib, to their very own big-kid bed, before finally moving to an adult bed of their own.
While You Were Sleeping follows a diverse range of families from childhood to adulthood and highlights the unsung activities parents engage in while their young ones are asleep. Whether it’s wallpapering their baby’s bedroom, making lunches for school, earning degrees, washing dishes, or taking their child for a soothing walk in the stroller.
Featuring vibrant oil illustrations in Corr Scott’s uniquely warm and whimsical style the book showcases a range of family makeups, from single-parent to multigenerational, and includes caregivers of various ages and gender expressions. A gentle, lyrical book While You Were Sleeping is a fresh, modern perspective on how both children and their parents grow up, together.
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