In the Middle of the Night by Laura Purdie Salas
In the Middle of the Night
In the Middle of the Night
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In the Middle of the Night

Written by Laura Purdie Salas & illustrated by Angela Matteson
Published by Highlights

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Toys, food, and other everyday household objects have wild adventures at night, while the humans in the house sleep, in this imaginative collection of 26 poems. What do the things in your home do when you’re asleep? They play, of course! In this compendium of poems by Laura Purdie Salas, everything from stuffed animals to clothing to writing utensils comes to life under the cover of night. An overdue library book searches for the perfect place to hide. A paper clip skydives with a tissue parachute. A fruit snack unrolls to create a tricky racetrack for toy cars. A hose unwinds and rolls around the yard before curling back up just before dawn. Accompanied by Angela Matteson’s beautiful acrylic-on-wood illustrations, this book will spark young readers’ imaginations and is a perfect choice for bedtime reading.

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    Book Details

    Publication Date
    March 12, 2019
    Reading Age
    4 - 8 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    Lexile® Level

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