Everyone Sleeps

Everyone Sleeps

By Marcellus Hall; Marcellus Hall (Illustrator)

Nancy Paulsen Books, Hardcover, 9780399257933, 32pp.

Publication Date: May 2, 2013

Description
In this good-night book that explains how a variety of animals go to sleep, the sun has set and the whole family has gone to bed, except for their dog, Conrad. Curious to find out if anyone else is awake, he wanders far and wide through fields and forests, across lakes and oceans only to find all creatures fast asleep. Conrad is wide-awake, although counting a herd of snoring sheep does make him drowsy Is "everyone "asleep?
Marcellus Hall's lush nighttime scenes glow with warmth in this playful bedtime story, which features a variety of land and sea creatures, and is narrated by a funny little goggle-eyed pug who will steal readers hearts.


About the Author
Marcellus Hall graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design. His art has appeared on the cover of "The New Yorker", as well as in "The Wall Street Journal", "The Atlantic", and "Time" magazine. His first book for children was "Because You Are My Baby" (2008). He lives in New York City, and can also be found at MarcellusHall.com.

Marcellus Hall graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design. His art has appeared on the cover of "The New Yorker", as well as in "The Wall Street Journal", "The Atlantic", and "Time" magazine. His first book for children was "Because You Are My Baby" (2008). He lives in New York City, and can also be found at MarcellusHall.com.


Praise For Everyone Sleeps

“A dreamlike narrative. . . . Magical, ethereal tone. . . . Intriguing illustrations in ink, watercolor and gouache capture the mysterious tone of the world at night, with a wide variety of perspectives. . . . An inventive . . . look at the nighttime world of nature.”
-Kirkus Reviews