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When they see bats "dipp[ing], div[ing] and squeal[ing] with delight," the Insomniacs decide that they, too, can lead a happy and fulfilling nocturnal existence, exchanging "the sun [for] Mother studies the stars through her telescope, and Mika goes to night school remotely.
Reminiscent of the work of Edward Gorey, Charles Addams, and a certain Tim Burton-esque aesthetic, the art for this book forges its own style without feeling derivative. Full-page mixed-media charcoal, pencil, and computer illustrations are cleverly designed and depict the sepia Insomniacs against the backgrounds of saturated yellow for daylight, red for interiors, and deep dark blue for nighttime scenes.
An offbeat but satisfying bedtime story for fans of quirky tales and nighttime adventures. No redistribution permitted. Full-page mixed-media charcoal, pencil, and computer illustrations are cleverly designed. What first seems an eerie, baby-goth vibe is held steady by the stable, close-knit family and lack of crisis in this atmospheric, calmly splendid piece.
Where most picture books say goodnight, this unusual entry gives the go-ahead to stay up late. The characters, with their dark-rimmed eyes and spindly limbs, resemble nonscary Tim Burton creations and will Sylvia Gray - The Insomniacs - Out Of It (CD to those who prefer their bedtime stories on the magical dark side.
About the Author Karina Wolf is a lifelong insomniac and a debut picture book author. Karina studied literature Album) film in New York, Paris and Dublin, and she works in television and film production. She lives in Manhattan with her dogs, Luca and Barry Manilow. The Brothers Hilts are Ben the older one and Sean the younger one. They work as a team illustrating, designing and constantly comparing to see whose ideas are better. They too are the products of an insomniac family and a long line of people who stay up late into the night.
They now live and work in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Read more. Start reading on your Kindle in under a minute. Don't have a Kindle? Customer reviews. How are ratings calculated?
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One person found this helpful. We've had this book for several years and all of my kids love it especially around Halloween. We've given this out as a gift on many occasions and all the recipients have been just as enchanted by it as we are. I love this book! Such an unusual storyline and stunning artwork! Pitch-perfect writing and phenomenal illustrations- I love this book and have Album) it multiple times for gifts.
Perfect book for kids with great imaginations, or for anyone who values the magic of seeing the world through a playful and unusual lens. This was such a cute story and I love the illustrations. A very entertaining read with my kids. I highly recommend it. We first found it at our local library and I knew we had to add it to our personal library.
The Insomniacs My grandson is a wee bit of an insomniac, Album). He is 5 and just laughed when we read the book to him.
He especially loved all the nocturnal animals in the story. Since there were some unfamiliar animals in the story, we had Sylvia Gray - The Insomniacs - Out Of It (CD look some of them. The book has become one of his favorites. He is already a lover of words and wit and this book had both!
I bought four more books to give as gifts. It is well written and I wasn't bored reading this book, in fact I read it recently to myself.
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