While You Are Sleeping (Hardcover)

By Mariana Ruiz Johnson

Chronicle Books, 9781452165998

Publication Date: January 9, 2018

List Price: 16.99*
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Description

While you are sleeping, does the rest of the world sleep, too?
Not everyone.


In this dreamy book, which won the 2015 Silent Book Contest at the prestigious Bologna Children's Book Fair, Mariana Ruiz Johnson conjures up the ordinary yet extraordinary world outside the window of a sleeping child. Some people are working. Some people are eating. Some are walking their dogs, others are watching the stars. And some are setting off on an adventure that might inspire an artist to create a book. As magical as the night sky, readers will return to Mariana Ruiz Johnson's illustrations again and again, finding new stories each time they visit.


About the Author

Mariana Ruiz Johnson is the daughter of two book illustrators. After graduating from art school, she decided to pursue an illustration career as well. She lives in Buenos Aires, Argentina.


Praise For While You Are Sleeping

"Alluring, wordless enchantment."-Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"Definitely a candidate for repeated viewings."-Booklist