At Night

By Jonathan Bean
(Farrar Straus Giroux, Hardcover, 9780374304461, 32pp.)

Publication Date: July 24, 2007

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Description

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 GlobeHorn Book Award for Picture Books.




About the Author
JONATHAN BEAN has a master's degree in illustration from the School of Visual Arts in New York. He has illustrated several books for young readers, including "Mokie and Bik". He lives in New York City.
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