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Blanche hates the night / written and illustrated by Sibylle Delacroix ; translated by Christelle Morelli.

Delacroix, Sibylle, (author.). Morelli, Christelle, (translator.).
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Available copies

  • 26 of 27 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 27 total copies.

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Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria jPB DEL (Text) 37521530725680 AMPL Juvenile Picture Book (K-4) Available -
Benton Co PL - Fowler E DEL (Text) 34044000876928 Easy Available -
Butler PL - Butler J PIC DELACR (Text) 73174005027556 Childrens: Picture Books Available -
Cambridge City PL - Cambridge City [E] Del (Text) 76893000260633 Paperbacks Available -
Fayette Co PL - Connersville JE DELACROIX (Text) 39230031748898 Children Books Available -
Fulton Co PL - Aubbee Library (Leiters Ford) EJ DEL (Text) 33187004083024 EJ - Preschool-grade 3 Available -
Fulton Co PL - Fulton Library EJ DEL (Text) 33187004083032 EJ - Preschool-grade 3 Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library EJ DEL (Text) 33187004083040 EJ - Preschool-grade 3 Available -
Garrett PL - Garrett JPIC BEDTIME (Text) 30010170772845 Juvenile Picture Books Available -
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg E DELACROIX (Text) 32826014021794 J Picture Book Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781771471589 (bound)
  • ISBN: 1771471581 (bound)
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 19 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto : Owlkids Books Inc., 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Translation of: Blanche hait la nuit.
Summary, etc.:
Every day ends the same. Night always falls. Blanche's mom turns off the light and closes Blanche's bedroom door. It's time to go to sleep. There's just one problem: Blanche hates the night. She does not want to go to sleep!
Target Audience Note:
AD 180 Lexile.
Subject: Bedtime > Juvenile fiction.
Night > Juvenile fiction.
Girls > Juvenile fiction.
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  • Baker & Taylor
    Hating the nighttime and engaging in numerous activities to avoid going to sleep, little Blanche is repeatedly reprimanded by her mother to stop making a racket and return to bed, admonitions she responds to with riotous facial expressions that convey her frustrations.
  • Perseus Publishing
    Every day ends the same. Night always falls. Blanche’s mom turns off the light and closes Blanche’s bedroom door. It’s time to go to sleep.

    There’s just one problem: Blanche hates the night. She does not want to go to sleep! She would much rather play. So she puts on a concert to chase away the moon and wake up the sun. She sings in rhyme and somersaults upon her bed, which she imagines is a trampoline.

    Blanche’s mother’s voice floats in: Stop that racket!” and To bed, my little songbird.” But Blanche dominates each spread with her expressive face and creative, endearing attempts to stave off sleep.

    Illustrations in a muted palette mimic shades of night while clean lines let Blanche’s charming facial expressions take center stage. Bursting with personality, Blanche is a willful, sensitive character kids will relate to.Blanche Hates the Nigh is an ideal bedtime read-aloud: eventually, exhausted, she falls into a peaceful slumber.

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