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Written by Julia Denos
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ISBN-13: 9781536211665
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author: Julia Denos
illustrator: E.B. Goodale

Before your city goes to sleep, you might head out for a walk into the almost-night, your dog at your side. Anything can happen on such a walk. And as you go down your street and around the corner, the windows around you light up one by one until you are walking through a maze of paper lanterns, each one granting you a brief, glowing snapshot of your neighbors as families come together and folks settle in for the night. In this American Library Association Notable Children’s Book, now in paperback, Julia Denos and E. B. Goodale have created a setting that feels both specific and universal. Through lyrical text and welcoming illustrations, they convey not only the idea of home and the magic of curiosity, but also how a sense of love and belonging is something to which every child is entitled.

“This evocative portrait elevates an everyday routine to a wonder-filled walk of discovery.”— School Library Journal (starred review)
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Picture Books / Paperback
age range:
3 yrs - 7 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 10 1/4" x 9 1/16"
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 2
People & Places; Family; Lifestyles;
author’s comments:
Julia Denos is the illustrator of several books for children, including Grandma’s Gloves by Cecil Castellucci and Just Being Audrey by Margaret Cardillo. She is also the author-illustrator of Swatch: The Girl Who Loved Color. Julia Denos lives in Quincy, Massachusetts.
illustrator’s comments:
E. B. Goodale is an author, illustrator, and designer whose debut picture book, Windows by Julia Denos, received an Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Honor. She also illustrated Here and Now by Julia Denos and is the author-illustrator of Under the Lilacs. E. B. Goodale lives in Massachusetts with her family.
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