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Preschool, Kindergarten

This book is about:

Bedtime, Facts of Life & Growing Up

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The House in the Night

Written by:

Susan Marie Swanson

Illustrated By:

Beth Krommes

Published:

May 5, 2008

Publisher:

HMH Books for Young Readers

Awards:

Caldecott Medal

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Summary

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.

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