It's morning, and the first rays of sunlight shine into a little girl's bedroom and wake her up. She gets out of bed, goes to wake her parents and soon she is ready to start the day.

'I depend on the adult to create the right atmosphere and help children read them. When this happens, it is a time for physical closeness and comfort, a quiet time for sharing ideas and feelings, for laughing and learning together.' -- Jan Ormerod

Children's Book Council of Australia -- Winner of Picture Book of the Year, 1982