The House In The Night

Hardcover | May 5, 2008

bySusan Marie SwansonIllustratorBeth Krommes

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2009 Caldecott Medal Winner A spare, patterned text and glowing pictures explore the origins of light that make a house a home in this Caldecott Medal-winning bedtime book for young children. Naming nighttime things that are both comforting and intriguing to preschoolers-a key, a bed, the moon-this timeless book illuminates a reassuring order to the universe.

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2009 Caldecott Medal Winner A spare, patterned text and glowing pictures explore the origins of light that make a house a home in this Caldecott Medal-winning bedtime book for young children. Naming nighttime things that are both comforting and intriguing to preschoolers-a key, a bed, the moon-this timeless book illuminates a reassuring order to the universe.

Susan Marie Swanson is an award-winning poet and the author of several children's books. She lives in St. Paul, Minnesota. Beth Krommes is the Caldecott Winning illustrator of The House in the Night and other beautifully illustrated, much-acclaimed picture books like Swirl by Swirl , and Butterfly Eyes and Other Secrets of the Meadow . She lives in Peterborough, NH. Visitwww.bethkrommes.com . "

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:40 pages, 10.11 × 7.97 × 0.43 inPublished:May 5, 2008Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0618862447

ISBN - 13:9780618862443

Appropriate for ages: 4

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from good night night book this is a lovely book to read and share at bedtime - the story is very nicely paced for bedtime, and lovely pictures to gently enjoy for sleepy eyes.
Date published: 2012-08-06

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Here is the key to the house In the house burns a light In that light rests a bed On that bed waits a book . . .