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Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
FSG Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 978037430446132 Pages, Ages 4-8
Barnes & Noble
On some nights, a snug bedroom is a hard place to fall asleep. On some nights, it's better to get away from slumbering, snoring family members and curl up alone with one's thoughts in the cool night air, under wide-open skies. In this charming bedtime fantasy, a sleepless city girl does just that, finding her surprising way to a serene rooftop version of a backyard campout.
With captivating ink-and-watercolor illustrations and a simple, lyrical text, newcomer Jonathan Bean has created a soothing bedtime story that is sure to charm children and parents alike.
At Night is the winner of the 2008 Boston Globe–Horn Book Award for Picture Books.
Publishers Weekly Best Books of the Year, Horn Book Magazine Fanfare List, NYPLC Children's Books 100, Kirkus Reviews Editor's Choice, Capitol Choices Noteworthy Titles for Children and Teens, Children's Books: 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing, New York Public Library, Charlotte Zolotow Award / Honor Book, CCBC Choice (Univ. of WI), Boston Globe - Horn Book Award, IRA Children's Book Award Notable Book, Publishers Weekly Best Children's Books of the Year