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nine picture books about night

It’s October and that means (at least) two things:

1.) Halloween is approaching.

2.) Nights are getting longer.

So as fall and spooky stuff appear, I give you nine picture books for night owls.


Flashlight by Lizi Boyd.

(I received a review copy of Flashlight.)


midnight_library_picture_bookThe Midnight Library by Kazuno Kohara.


theinsomniacsThe Insomniacs by Karina Wolf and The Brothers Hilts.


hannah'snightHannah’s Night by Komako Sakai.


thedarkThe Dark by Lemony Snicket and Jon Klassen.


chengdu_panda_bookChengdu Could Not, Would Not, Fall Asleep by Barney Saltzberg.


Screen Shot 2014-10-01 at 7.51.46 PMLittle Owl’s Night by Divya Srinivasan.


switching_on_the_moonSwitching on the Moon collected by Jane Yolen and Andrew Fusek Peters, illustrated by G. Brian Karas.


Run Home, Little Mouse by Britta Teckentrup.


Enjoy these books at bedtime and don’t miss the full moon tomorrow night!