Animals That Swoop, Crawl, and Creep while You Sleep
As the sun sets, night creatures awaken. In their rural backyard, a parent and child camp out, watching as fireflies flicker, bats flap, and rabbits race. Atmospheric illustrations bring the nocturnal world to life in this lyrical and informative picture book.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 4|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Genre||Picture Books, Science|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Expository Literature, Animals|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Millbrook Press ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
Author: Rebecca E. Hirsch
Rebecca E. Hirsch is an award- winning children's author with a PhD in plant biology. Her picture books include Plants Can't Sit Still and Night Creatures: Animals That Swoop, Crawl, and Creep while You Sleep. She lives with her husband and three children in State College, Pennsylvania. You can visit her online at rebeccahirsch.com.
Illustrator: Sonia Possentini
Sonia Possentini is an award-winning fine artist and illustrator in Modena, Italy. Sonia received a degree in Art History from the DAMS institute at Bologna University, and she teaches illustration at the Reggio Emilia International School of Comics.
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As the sun sets, night creatures awaken. In their rural backyard, a parent and child camp out, watching as fireflies flicker, bats flap, and rabbits race. Atmospheric illustrations bring the nocturnal world to life in this lyrical and informative picture book. View available downloads →
- Keystone to Reading Book Award Nominee
- Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year
“Rhythmic and soothing, just right for a bedtime story. . . . Well executed.”—Kirkus Reviews
“A simple poem accompanies richly painted illustrations.”—School Library Journal