Night Guard

Night GuardVarious family members, particularly a young child, explore friendship, fear, love, loneliness, and the world around them in this sensitive poetry collection. The surrealistic illustrations are striking and haunting. They interact with the words, but do not say the same thing. Readers will ponder, be soothed, and smile, when they peruse this book. mjw
Title: Night Guard
Author: Synne Lea
Illustrator
: Stian Hole
Publisher
: Eerdmans Publishing Co., Grand Rapids, MI
Copyright
: 2016
Original Language
: Norwegian
Translator
: John Irons
Original Title
: Nattevakt
Original Publisher
: Cappelen Damm. Oslo, Norway
Original Copyright
: 2013
ISBN
: 978-0-8028-5458-2
Hardcover pages
: 82
Age range
: 9 up
Genre
: Illustrated poetry
Author’s ethnicity
: Norwegian
Author’s residence
: Norway
Illustrator’s ethnicity
: Norwegian
Illustrator’s residence
: Norway
Subjects
: Bedtime, Dreams, Emotions, Families, Fear, Feelings, Friendship. Loneliness, Social issues

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