The Night Flight

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Penguin Group USA, Jul 1, 1989 - Dreams - Fiction - 32 pages
At night after falling asleep, Anna flies to her favorite park which is now filled with crocodiles, monkeys, and a lion who takes her to his secret waterfall.

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About the author (1989)

Joanne Ryder studied journalism at Marquette University. For several years she was an editor of children's books in New York, before she quit to write full-time. Ryder is an award-winning author whose books offer a unique blend of poetry and science. Her Just for a Day series invites children into the world of wild animals, ranging from a sea otter to Tyrannosaurus rex. Ryder's book, The Snailżs Spell, won a New York Academy of Sciences Book Award. She has been named three times in the annual list of Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children by a joint committee of the Childrenżs Book Council and the National Science Teachers Association.

Amy Schwartz has written and illustrated many classic picture books, among them "Bea and Mr. Jones, " a Reading Rainbow feature; "Oma and Bobo; Annabelle Swift, Kindergartner; A Teeny Tiny Baby" (a "New York Times" Best Illustrated Book of the Year); "Some Babies, " its sequel; "How to Catch an Elephant;" and "The Boys Team, " a finalist among the "Riverbank Review's" "Books of Distinction." She lives with her husband, historian and critic Leonard Marcus, and their son, Jacob, in Brooklyn, New York.

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