Before Morning

Book Verdict

Before Morning

by Joyce Sidman

Illustrations by Beth Krommes

First Release:

January 2017

ISBN: 9780547979175

There are planes to fly and buses to catch, but a small child wishes for a different sort of day in this striking picture book. Author’s note about invocation. Full-color illustrations rendered in scratchboard and watercolor.

  • ISBN: 9780547979175
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
    Page Count: 48
    Trim Size: 10" x 7 1/2"
    Awards & Honors: SLJ’s Best Books of 2016, Picture Books
    Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2016, Picture Books
    Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2016, Picture Books
    NCTE Notable Poetry List 2017,br> Booklist 2016 Editors’ Choice, Books for Youth, Young Readers, Fiction
    ALSC Notable Children’s Books 2017, Younger Readers
    Children’s Literature Assembly, 2017 Notable Children’s Books in the Language Arts Award
    Genre: Fic
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