Smoky Night

byEve BuntingIllustratorDavid Diaz

January 12, 2001|
Smoky Night by Eve Bunting
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Winner of the 1995 Caldecott Medal

In a night of rioting, Daniel and his mother are forced to leave their apartment for the safety of a shelter. Diaz has not been afraid to take risks in illustrating the story with thickly textured paintings against a background of torn-paper and found-object collage. Without becoming cluttered or gimmicky, these pictures manage to capture a calamitous atmosphere that finally calms. . . . Both author and artist have managed to portray a politically charged event without pretense or preaching." - The Bulletin "
Eve Bunting has written over two hundred books for children, including the Caldecott Medal-winning Smoky Night, illustrated by David Diaz, The Wall, Fly Away Home, and Train to Somewhere . She lives in Southern California. David Diaz has illustrated numerous award-winning books for children, including Smoky Night by Eve Bunting,...
Title:Smoky NightFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:40 pages, 10 X 10 X 0.13 inShipping dimensions:40 pages, 10 X 10 X 0.13 inPublished:January 12, 2001Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0152018840

ISBN - 13:9780152018849

Appropriate for ages: 6

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