The Way Home In The Night

unknownA young bunny is carried home through the dark, quiet streets by her mother. She can see the lights on in her neighbors’ windows and she wonders what they might be doing. The bookshop is closing for the night. Someone is on the phone. Someone else is baking a pie. And there is a party going on next door. When they reach home, the father rabbit tucks the bunny into bed, but the bunny continues to wonder about her neighbors’ activities until she finally falls asleep. Charming, soft-focus, mostly black and white illustrations rendered in pencil, charcoal, and acrylic gouache enrich this perfect bedtime story. mjw
Title: The Way Home In The Night
Author: Akiko Miyakoshi
Illustrator
: Akiko Miyakoshi
Publisher
: Kids Can Press, Toronto
Copyright
: 2017
Original Language
: Japanese
Original Title
: Yoru no Kaerimichi
Original Publisher
: Kaisei – Sha Publishing Co. Lyd. Tokyo
Original Copyright
: 2015
ISBN
: 978-1-77138-663-0
Hardcover pages
: 32
Age range
: 3-7
Genre
: Picture Book
Author’s ethnicity
: Japanese
Author’s residence
: Japan
Illustrator’s ethnicity
: Japanese
Illustrator’s residence
: Japan
Awards
: Author has won the Japan Picture Book Award Grand Prix
Subjects
: Bedtime, City life, Night, Rabbits, Sleep

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