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'Adjusting to life in a new city is tough. When a young boy moves from the countryside, everyone around him seems so unfriendly. Lonely and homesick, he sits on a bench outside his new apartment block and watches the busy urban lives going on behind the lit windows. Gradually he begins to interact with the people around him, and ends up making a whole host of new friends. ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published April 30th 2019 by Cicada Books
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Jan 12, 2019 Barbara rated it liked it
A lonely boy fails to see the merits of city living, having just moved with this family from a rural environment. He stares out the windows and feels even lonelier. But when he goes outside at night and looks at the windows, he begins to feel as though he knows the residents and pieces together their stories. Eventually, he makes friends with a writer and the other folks living in the building, and they even plan a party. Before he knows it, he is embracing his new home. I liked the idea here ...more
Jan 01, 2019 Katya Kazbek rated it it was amazing
I’m a sucker for good illustration so I immediately wanted to read this book the minute I saw it. The style appeals to me so! Besides, I wanted to share this with my partner and our mole because one of our favorite things to do is to walk by buildings in the twilight and look into the people’s windows, imagining what happens inside, what their lives are like, and how we would act if we were to live there. And this is exactly what the little boy-protagonist of “Night Windows” does after he moves ...more