The Night Is for Darkness (Hardcover)

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The Night Is for Darkness (Hardcover)

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The Night is for Darkness is a perfect bedtime read. It celebrates the beauty of the nighttime world and the joy of family time together.

— Rae Ann

A gorgeous bedtime book that's also a tribute to the beauty of the natural world. Perfect for gifts and for family snuggling. From the author of Llama Destroys the World and Llama Unleashes the Alpacalypse and the acclaimed author/artist of The Digger and the Flower and Beyond the Pond.

The night is for darkness . . . and for surprising moonlit discoveries.

This lyrical story celebrates the wondrous beauty of the natural world and the intimate family moments we share each night.

The Night Is for Darkness is a story full of warmth and love—an ideal sendoff into the land of dreams.

Jonathan Stutzman is the author of Tiny T. Rex and the Impossible Hug, Llama Destroys the World, Don’t Feed the Coos!, and other books for children. He loves the magic of nighttime. . . . It’s his favorite time of day for reading, driving, and dreaming up new stories. Jonathan lives in Pennsylvania with his wife. You can visit him online at www.jonathanstutzman.com.



Joseph Kuefler is the author-illustrator of The Digger and the Flower, Beyond the Pond, Rulers of the Playground, and Pillow Places as well as the illustrator of The Night Is for Darkness by Jonathan Stutzman. He lives in Minnesota with his wife and children. You can visit him online at www.josephkuefler.com.

Product Details ISBN: 9780062912534
ISBN-10: 0062912534
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Publication Date: June 2nd, 2020
Pages: 40
Language: English

“A beautiful bedtime story with a lilting text to lull little ones to sleep.” — School Library Journal

“Lovely lilting language [and] soothing reassurances render the night magical and moving home an adventure in this sweetheart of a bedtime tale.” — Kirkus Reviews

“Stutzman’s rhyming tribute to the magic of nighttime… feel[s] like a lullaby, delivering a hypnotic effect that will engage young readers while lulling them to sleep.” — ALA Booklist

“This offering is couched in reassurance and comfort.” — Publishers Weekly