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Children's LiteratureAs the sun slowly slips from the sky, day animals grow sleepy and night animals stir and awaken. It is time for "the sunset switch." Kudlinski pairs six animals such as the goshawk and the screech owl, both of whom search the forest for mice, and the snowy egret and the night heron, which search the swamp for "tasty swimmers." Burnett's bright gouache illustrations put each predator in its habitat inside a semi-circular frame, with the food being searched placed outside the frame. Careful eyes will find the animal paired in its counterpart's setting. There is lots of appeal in this book; obviously bidding the animals "good night" works as a bedtime theme, but there is so much more here. It is a careful exploration of the food chain, a peek into several habitats and their flora and fauna. The detailed paintings will invite youngsters to view and listen multiple times, most likely observing something new each time. 2005, NorthWood Press, Ages 3 to 7.