2009 Caldecott Medal Winner A spare, patterned text and glowing pictures explore the origins of light that make a house a home in this Caldecott Medal-winning 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.
|Publisher:||Iwanami Shoten/Tsai Fong Books|
|Product dimensions:||6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)|
|Age Range:||3 - 6 Years|
About the Author
Susan Marie Swanson is an award-winning poet and the author of several children's books. She lives in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Beth Krommes is the Caldecott Winning illustrator of The House in the Night and other beautifully illustrated, much-acclaimed picture books like Swirl by Swirl, and Butterfly Eyes and Other Secrets of the Meadow. She lives in Peterborough, NH. Visit her online at www.bethkrommes.com.
Read an Excerpt
Here is the key to the house In the house burns a light In that light rests a bed On that bed waits a book . . .