Age 2-3

Susan Marie Swanson, Beth Krommes

The House in the Night

Board book (HMH Books for Young Readers Oct. 4, 2011) , Brdbk edition
A Caldecott Medal-winning bedtime classic, available in a board book edition for the first time. Susan Marie Swanson’s elegant prose and Beth Krommes’s spectacular illustrations open up a nighttime world where ordinary objects become beautifully illuminated. Images of a key, a toy, a bear, and a book leap from the pages as we’re reminded that even when night arrives, the sun’s warm light never truly leaves us. A spare, patterned text and glowing pictures explore the origins of light that make a house a home in this 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.
0547577699 /
16.0 oz.
6.8 x 1.1 in.