A beautifully illustrated picture book about what happens at night time by a Booker shortlisted author.
There’s a whole world of activity out there while we’re asleep in our beds, from bakers preparing bread and cakes and firefighters waiting patiently for a call, to hospitals caring for those who are ill and postal workers sorting our mail. There is also wildlife such as foxes foraging, bats flying, and owls hunting for prey. And around the world there are children who are playing, learning, eating, and reading while we’re tucked up asleep.
Perfect for bedtime, this book opens up a whole world of wonder and imagination for children and provides solace if they wake in the early hours. In his first children’s book, illustrator John Broadley works in a limited palette, moving from soft dusk colors to warm dawn tones.
A beautifully-illustrated and lyrical story about what’s happening in the world while you’re sleeping - perfect for bedtime
From an award-winning writer and illustrator
A new slant on the bedtime book - gorgeous, thoughtful and reassuring
Publicity: Trade reviews will include PW, LJ, Kirkus, Foreword, Booklist, etc.
Key children’s media - NYT Book Review, Horn Book, Scholastic, Parents, etc.
Children’s review sites/blogs: Kristi’s Book Nook, The Picture Book Depot, Bridget and the Books, Christy’s Cozy Corners, The Reading Unicorn, etc.