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The Midnight Library

The Midnight Library

Kazuno Kohara

Roaring Brook Press


Perfect for bedtime reading, pay a visit to the Midnight Library where you can snuggle up for a nighttime story.
There is a little library that only opens at night. In the library there is a little librarian—and her three assistant owls—who helps everyone find the perfect book. The library is always peaceful and quiet . . . until one night when some of the animals stir up a little trouble (and a little fun!) in the Midnight Library.
From Kazuno Kohara, creator of the New York Times Best Illustrated book Ghosts in the House! comes a beautiful book brimming with cozy charm.

Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year

Praise for The Midnight Library

“Kohara achieves something unique with this title: a modern sensibility with a classic aesthetic. A delightful addition to picture book collections.” —School Library Journal

“A nocturnal little librarian in pigtails and her three owl assistants help the library's visitors find exactly what they need in the latest from Kohara . . . It goes without saying that this is perfect for storytime.” —Booklist

“Kohara's gentle story and vibrant compositions have an old-fashioned sensibility and simplicity.” —The Horn Book

“Original, imaginative and perfect for naptime or bedtime.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review


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Kazuno Kohara

Kazuno Kohara grew up in Japan and studied printmaking in the UK. She lives in Osaka, Japan.

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Kazuno Kohara

Roaring Brook Press

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