Hush, little possum, don’t you cry,
Mama will keep you safe and dry.
As the sky rumbles, rain falls and the wind bangs sheds and sways trees, Mama Possum hastens to reassure and protect her baby, singing her a lullaby to let her know she will keep her safe and warm.
To the tune of ‘Hush, Little Baby’ Hush, Little Possum gives an Australian twist to the old favourite, brought to life in adorable illustrations by Wendy Binks. The big-eyed possums traverse stormy farm scenes, with appearances by other animals – both wild and farm animals – giving lots for youngsters to spot and enjoy.
The hard cover picture book is accompanied by a recording of the song, sung by Deborah Mailman, as well as an instrumental version for singing along.
A cute offering for preschoolers.
Hush, Little Possum, by P. Crumble & Wendy Binks
Available from good bookstores and online.