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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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  • 15 of 15 copies available at SC LENDS.

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AHJ - Hampton Branch E DEL (Text) 30365100987230 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Anderson - Anderson Main Library E Delacroix Sibylle (Text) 22960001234854 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Anderson - Anderson Main Library E Delacroix Sibylle (Text) 22960001234862 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Anderson - Jennie Erwin Branch E Delacroix Sibylle (Text) 22960001234870 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Calhoun - Main Library E DEL (Text) 30102100672110 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Dorchester - St. George Main Library E DEL (Text) 30018004978405 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781771471589
  • ISBN: 1771471581
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 19cm
  • 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! 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 Night is an ideal bedtime read-aloud: eventually, exhausted, she falls into a peaceful slumber.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 3-7.
Grades Preschool - 2.
AD180L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Lexile reading measure AD180L.
Subject: Night > Juvenile fiction.
Bedtime > Juvenile fiction.

Sibylle Delacroix graduated from L’École de Recherche Graphique in Brussels and worked as a graphic designer for several agencies while juggling her illustration career. She now illustrates full time and lives in the Midi-Pyrénées in France.

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