MAMA, WHAT IS THE NIGHT?

MAMA, WHAT IS THE NIGHT?

ABOUT THE BOOK

“Tell me please: What is The Night?” asks a little girl of the earthworm, the owl, the firefly… Glowing out from the pages, their answers merge into a tapestry of the more mysterious sides of night-time and the curious habits of creatures that come to life in darkness.

SNAPSHOT REVIEW

  • An exciting finding-out book that unravels the beauty and brilliance of the night.
  • Nocturnal creatures, like the earthworm, the owl, the moon jellyfish and more, tell a young girl about themselves, their habits and what the night means to them. What’s more, they do this in humorous verse.
  • Readers can expect to be surprised by some of the unusual creatures they meet on the pages. Not to mention that they get to stop and smell some flowers too!
  • Author Manjula Padmanabhan uses rhyme and rhythm playfully to engage young readers and make language fun for them.
  • Gorgeous black pages filled with striking illustrations illuminate this nocturnal tale.
  • The colour combinations make the text hard to read on some pages.

CONCLUSION

A luminous picture book about the mysteries of the night that children will enjoy – day and night!

BOOK DETAILS

Author: Manjula Padmanabhan
Illustrator: Manjula Padmanabhan
Language: English
Page Extent: 24 pages
Price: Rs 175.00
ISBN: 978-93-5046-944-6
Publisher: Tulika, 2017
Subject Category: Non-Fiction/Picture Book/Poetry
Age-group: 6+

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