Mama opened our bedroom door. "Come on, you two," she whispered. "We need to go now, to get there on time."
Excited, the sleepy family step outside into a beautiful summer evening. They've entered a nighttime world, quiet and shadowy, filled with fresh smells and amazing sights. Is this what they miss when they're asleep?
Together, they walk out of their sleeping village. What will they find in the dark landscape?
This beautiful and evocative book movingly recalls a family's exciting journey through the night. Beautiful and evocative, this award-winning picture book celebrates the importance of family time and the awe-inspiring power of the natural world.
(Ages 4 – 8 years)
• A luminous, dreamy story with lyrical text that follows a family on a mysterious moonlit adventure
• Rich, atmospheric illustrations brilliantly evoke a night-time journey through sleepy streets and rugged, beautiful countryside
• Translated from French, the original edition won the prestigious Prix Landerneau, in the best children's picture book category
• Celebrates the importance of family time and the breathtaking majesty of the natural world
7.2 X 10.8 in
JUVENILE FICTION / Family / General (see also headings under Social Themes)
JUVENILE FICTION / Nature & the Natural World / Environment