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  Awards  Finalist in Children's Trade for British Design and Production Awards, UK, 2008 Nominated for The Big Picture -  Best New Illustrator Award, UK, 2008 Selected for New Talent by AOI, UK, 2008   Reviews  So thoroughly does the book inhabit its sleepy world. This book deserved a cosy place on the shelf for reading to children.  - New York Times  It's the rare picture book that, upon arrival, feels as though it has been around for years already  - Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)  Na's wonderfully illustrated debut is one of those bedtime books that children will likely turn to again and again - Booklist (Starred Review)  Nimble lines influence the gentle mood through spotted colors and shaded images, balancing darkness and light to depict the passing of time - School Library Journal (Starred Review)  It is difficult to praise A Book of Sleep, by Il Sung Na, without sounding as if I'm knocking it: "the literary equivalent of Tylenol PM" is an unlikely blurb of for the paperback, but it is apt, so thoroughly does the book inhabit in sleepy world… The art moves easily from the actual (horse sleeping standing up) to the fantastical (giraffes resting their elevated heads on clouds) in a blurry variety of textures and styles-from stark, clean sketch lines to a cavalcade of splotchy -The New York Times, Daniel Handler  Na's fanciful illustrations convey a gentle sense of dreaminess to this simple, whimsical tale. This book is sure to become a quick favorite of youngsters. That may be a relief to parents; unlike many other popular-with-kids books, they likely will not mind reading this one for the umpteenth time. -Children's Literature, Heidi Hauser Green    To buy this book --->  Amazon.com    

Awards
Finalist in Children's Trade for British Design and Production Awards, UK, 2008
Nominated for The Big Picture -  Best New Illustrator Award, UK, 2008
Selected for New Talent by AOI, UK, 2008

Reviews
So thoroughly does the book inhabit its sleepy world. This book deserved a cosy place on the shelf for reading to children. 
- New York Times

It's the rare picture book that, upon arrival, feels as though it has been around for years already
- Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)

Na's wonderfully illustrated debut is one of those bedtime books that children will likely turn to again and again
- Booklist (Starred Review)

Nimble lines influence the gentle mood through spotted colors and shaded images, balancing darkness and light to depict the passing of time
- School Library Journal (Starred Review)

It is difficult to praise A Book of Sleep, by Il Sung Na, without sounding as if I'm knocking it: "the literary equivalent of Tylenol PM" is an unlikely blurb of for the paperback, but it is apt, so thoroughly does the book inhabit in sleepy world… The art moves easily from the actual (horse sleeping standing up) to the fantastical (giraffes resting their elevated heads on clouds) in a blurry variety of textures and styles-from stark, clean sketch lines to a cavalcade of splotchy
-The New York Times, Daniel Handler

Na's fanciful illustrations convey a gentle sense of dreaminess to this simple, whimsical tale. This book is sure to become a quick favorite of youngsters. That may be a relief to parents; unlike many other popular-with-kids books, they likely will not mind reading this one for the umpteenth time.
-Children's Literature, Heidi Hauser Green
 

To buy this book ---> Amazon.com

 

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Awards
Finalist in Children's Trade for British Design and Production Awards, UK, 2008
Nominated for The Big Picture -  Best New Illustrator Award, UK, 2008
Selected for New Talent by AOI, UK, 2008

Reviews
So thoroughly does the book inhabit its sleepy world. This book deserved a cosy place on the shelf for reading to children. 
- New York Times

It's the rare picture book that, upon arrival, feels as though it has been around for years already
- Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)

Na's wonderfully illustrated debut is one of those bedtime books that children will likely turn to again and again
- Booklist (Starred Review)

Nimble lines influence the gentle mood through spotted colors and shaded images, balancing darkness and light to depict the passing of time
- School Library Journal (Starred Review)

It is difficult to praise A Book of Sleep, by Il Sung Na, without sounding as if I'm knocking it: "the literary equivalent of Tylenol PM" is an unlikely blurb of for the paperback, but it is apt, so thoroughly does the book inhabit in sleepy world… The art moves easily from the actual (horse sleeping standing up) to the fantastical (giraffes resting their elevated heads on clouds) in a blurry variety of textures and styles-from stark, clean sketch lines to a cavalcade of splotchy
-The New York Times, Daniel Handler

Na's fanciful illustrations convey a gentle sense of dreaminess to this simple, whimsical tale. This book is sure to become a quick favorite of youngsters. That may be a relief to parents; unlike many other popular-with-kids books, they likely will not mind reading this one for the umpteenth time.
-Children's Literature, Heidi Hauser Green
 

To buy this book ---> Amazon.com

 

  Awards  Finalist in Children's Trade for British Design and Production Awards, UK, 2008 Nominated for The Big Picture -  Best New Illustrator Award, UK, 2008 Selected for New Talent by AOI, UK, 2008   Reviews  So thoroughly does the book inhabit its sleepy world. This book deserved a cosy place on the shelf for reading to children.  - New York Times  It's the rare picture book that, upon arrival, feels as though it has been around for years already  - Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)  Na's wonderfully illustrated debut is one of those bedtime books that children will likely turn to again and again - Booklist (Starred Review)  Nimble lines influence the gentle mood through spotted colors and shaded images, balancing darkness and light to depict the passing of time - School Library Journal (Starred Review)  It is difficult to praise A Book of Sleep, by Il Sung Na, without sounding as if I'm knocking it: "the literary equivalent of Tylenol PM" is an unlikely blurb of for the paperback, but it is apt, so thoroughly does the book inhabit in sleepy world… The art moves easily from the actual (horse sleeping standing up) to the fantastical (giraffes resting their elevated heads on clouds) in a blurry variety of textures and styles-from stark, clean sketch lines to a cavalcade of splotchy -The New York Times, Daniel Handler  Na's fanciful illustrations convey a gentle sense of dreaminess to this simple, whimsical tale. This book is sure to become a quick favorite of youngsters. That may be a relief to parents; unlike many other popular-with-kids books, they likely will not mind reading this one for the umpteenth time. -Children's Literature, Heidi Hauser Green    To buy this book --->  Amazon.com    
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