Good Night, Mr. Night

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2001 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Each evening as gentle Mr. Night walks the earth closing the flowers, soothing the animals, and calming the sea, he brings a special magic to the world. When you see him at your window, you’ll know it’s time for bed. . . . This magical book celebrates the quiet mystery, warmth, and comfort of nighttime.

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User Review  - Maureen_Kovach - LibraryThing

The story is calm and sweet making it a perfect bedtime story. I met Mr. Yaccarino at a conference and was amazed at his wide talent. He wrote this book in 16 minutes at Starbucks while pitching his ... Read full review

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User Review  - bereneezypie - LibraryThing

Although I can understand the logic behind comparing Mr. Night to something more deathlike, I really think this book had a much more innocent intent behind it. I loved the personification of Night, and how he seemed to have his own duties to take care of to make the world continue on as normal. Read full review

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About the author (2001)

DAN YACCARINO has illustrated many picture books, including his own Unlovable, and Trashy Town by Andrea Zimmerman and David Clemesha, which was named an ALA Notable Children's Book. He is also the creator and producer of the Oswald television series shown on Nick Jr. Mr. Yaccarino lives in New York City.

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