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The House in the Night

Written by Susan Marie Swanson & illustrated by Beth Krommes
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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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Who Wrote The House in the Night

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Susan Marie Swanson

Susan Marie Swanson is an award-winning poet and the author of several children’s books. She lives in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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Who Illustrated The House in the Night

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Beth Krommes

Beth Krommes received the Caldecott Medal in 2009 for “The House in the Night” by Susan Marie Swanson. She has illustrated a number of other highly acclaimed picture books, including “Swirl by Swirl: Spirals in Nature” by Joyce Sidman. Beth lives with her family in Peterborough, New Hampshire, where she listened to recordings of rain while she worked on this book.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780547577692
Publication Date:
October 4, 2011
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2011534108
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0547577699
Accelerated Reader Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
166519
ATOS Book Level:
1.6
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

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