Read The Night World Online Free - Everyone in the house is sleeping, but outside, the night world is wide-awake.
It's a wonderful night to explore!
Perfect for bedtime, this book from Caldecott Medalist Mordicai Gerstein celebrates the secrets of the night world and the joys of the sunrise.
|Title||:||The Night World|
|Number of Pages||:||40 pages|
March 01, 2017
Hm. I might like it more on another day. Probably would be treasured by some.
Fits the 'Night time is a good time' topic thread in the Children's Books group, though dawn is seen as even better.
October 15, 2017
The Author's Note from the back:
'One night when I was four,
I awoke in the dark. I called to my father:
"Daddy, I have to pee!" He carried me to the bathroom,
but on the way back to bed, we went through the kitchen.
Out the window, where the familiar backyard should have been, I saw a place
April 02, 2016
I'm a night person, so I love pretty illustrations of night. Plus there's a cat. I went away for four days, and considered seeing a cat walk into a store a high point. As did my traveling companion, so don't judge.
July 09, 2015
In the middle of the night darkness, a boy is woken by his cat who clearly wants to go outside. She leads him out of his room, through the dark house where everyone is asleep, even the fish. Then the cat speaks, saying that it is coming and it’s almost here. The two go outside where the grass is...
September 17, 2015
I think this one will be on my Mock Caldecott list! The illustrations are stunning!
June 25, 2015
I have a cat just like Sylvie. Wonderful book for a little one who might be afraid of the dark - the glorious colors at the end are a nice beginning to a new day!
May 14, 2017
Mordicai Gerstein's gorgeous illustrations capture the shadowy night world and the magic of dawn perfectly:
However, I found the text verbose and kind of dull.
March 01, 2016
The Night World by Mordicai Gernstein (2015)
Awards: None yet, but Gernstein has won a Caldecott in the past for The Man Who Walked Between the Towers
Target audience: 3-7 years
A little boy and his cat go outside at nighttime and see his yard covered in shadows. Then the sun rises and color is rest...
July 14, 2015
A little boy is awoken by his cat who encourages him to explore the world at night. Everything familiar feels foreign with shadows making everything a little harder to discern. The sunrise is vibrant, colorful, and rings of celebration.
I like the tone of this book. The text and the artwork work...
September 25, 2015
Oooh... I love the nighttime world. I love the way everything looks different at night and seems like a brand new place that what we're familiar with during the day. I am reminded of being a child looking outside at night and wanting to do just what this child did - to explore and discover how ni...