The House in the Night

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  • A spare, patterned text and glowing pictures explore the origins of light that make a house a home in this 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.
  • Winner of the 2009 Caldecott Medal because of the incredibly stunning illustrations by Beth Krommes, this picture book will help those little sleepless nieces and nephews through their fears of the dark. Especially if you read it to them before they go to bed, Auntie!