Good Morning, City
It's dark and quiet.
The moon still glimmers in the sky.
While the baker, the ferry boat captain, and the TV anchorman are busy at work, most people are cozily snuggled in bed. Then dawn's first light peeks through the tree branches. Wake up, city! There is much to be done in neighborhoods all across the metropolis. As the morning gets brighter, the city streets bustle wi...more
New York City is a totally different place in the early morning hours. Bakers arrive early to their jobs, newspapers are delivered before the sun rises, and delivery trucks bring fresh food to markets. As the city slowly awakes, noises increase too--rumbles of trucks, clinks of coffee cups, screechings of trains and more. This picture book celebrates the morning in the Big Apple in a ...more
I just love Pascal's depiction of human and family life. I think his artwork is fantastic. He does a great job with lighting. The pages get brighter as the sun rises. A really beautiful book!
Pat Kiernan is locally known in New York City as an anchor on NY1 news where he generally works the morning shift including the popular feature "In the Papers." Havin ...more
The text is engaging, but it is truly the illustrations, by Pascal Campion, which make this a standout picture book.