Night in the Country

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Lyrical text and velvety pictures present a very different kind of nighttime: a mysterious, moving night that will lull small children to sleep.

Text and illustrations describe the sights and sounds of nighttime in the country.

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Overview

Lyrical text and velvety pictures present a very different kind of nighttime: a mysterious, moving night that will lull small children to sleep.

Text and illustrations describe the sights and sounds of nighttime in the country.

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Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
PW praised the ``exceptionally beautiful illustrations'' of this ``remarkable picture book that sweeps the reader into the quiet, special world of a country night.'' Ages 4-7. (Mar.)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780027772104
  • Publisher: Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books
  • Publication date: 4/30/1986
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 687,752
  • Age range: 3 - 6 Years
  • Product dimensions: 10.50 (w) x 8.25 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Cynthia Rylant is the author of more than 100 books for young people, including the beloved Henry and Mudge, Annie and Snowball, Brownie & Pearl, and Mr. Putter & Tabby series. Her novel Missing May received the Newbery Medal. She lives in Lake Oswego, Oregon. Visit her at CynthiaRylant.com.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 18, 2007

    Just like when I was a kid

    I read this to my son and add-libbed many other things that happened to me when I was a boy at my grandparents' country house. This is a very good book about places all over the U.S. that are slowly but surely, and sadly, disappearing.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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