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Fight the Night

Written & illustrated by Tomie dePaola
Goodreads Rating - 3.5 / 5.0
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What's Fight the Night About

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In this whimsical classic picture book, Tomie dePaola delivers a sweet depiction of a child’s imagination and all the things that go bump in the night.

To stay up past bedtime, you’ve got to fight the night. Flashlight in hand, a determined Ronald sets out to battle sleep in this refreshed edition of Tomie dePaola’s spirited 1968 picture book.

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Who Wrote Fight the Night

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Tomie dePaola

Tomie dePaola is one of the most popular children’s book authors and illustrators of our time and the winner of the 2011 Children’s Literature Legacy Award for “significant and lasting contribution to children’s literature,” among other lifetime achievement awards. A Newbery Honor winner, he has written and illustrated a number of books, including Caldecott Honor book Strega Nona and its companions, as well as Oliver Button Is a Sissy; The Legend of Old Befana; The Clown of God; Michael Bird-Boy; Andy, That’s My Name; and Quiet. A native of Connecticut, Mr. dePaola studied at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, and now lives in New London, New Hampshire.

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Tomie dePaola's Book Dedication

For Mia, Ian, Gene, Jack, and the Two Florences and Joes

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Book Details

Publication Date:
February 11, 2020
Text Details:
The text for this book was set in ITC Highlander Std.
Illustration Details:
The illustrations for this book were rendered in black ink with pre-separated color overlays added in magenta and blue.

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