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The House in the Night by Susan Marie Swanson
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Mar 30, 2009

it was amazing
bookshelves: childrens-picture-books

An enchanting story, full of beautiful simplicity and the type of circular storytelling that I loved as a child. The Caldecott-winning, scratchboard art illustrations are what really won me over, though. They are exquisite, intricate, unique and breathtaking! Amazing how such "dark" illustrations can radiate warmth and light--you'll feel the bright yellows glow right into your heart!
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March 28, 2009 – Finished Reading
March 30, 2009 – Shelved
March 30, 2009 – Shelved as: childrens-picture-books

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Angie I have been waiting to get this from the library! I feel like it is taking forever!


Angie This book is wonderful! I LOVED it. The drawings were beautiful it is amazing what an artist can do with a few colors.


Manybooks I found it kind of freaky that a few of the "top" reviews seem to claim that if you like or understand the book you should be sent to rehab for drug use, sigh.


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