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>Claire has compiled a list of recommended bedtime stories perfect for these cooling nights. Allow me to add one–Jonathan Bean’s At Night (FSG), which received a starred review from Jennifer Brabander in the September/October issue but whose perfection I only realized when I read it aloud in Vermont last week.

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Roger Sutton has been the editor in chief of The Horn Book, Inc, since 1996. He was previously editor of The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books and a children's and young adult librarian. He received his M.A. in library science from the University of Chicago in 1982 and a B.A. from Pitzer College in 1978. Follow him on Twitter: @RogerReads.



  1. Anonymous says:

    >I hasten to add that I was not snubbing At Night, but rather compiling the list using the Guide online, to which the book (being in the upcoming Spring Guide issue) has not yet been added.


  2. Anonymous says:

    I’m laughing at Bean’s at Night. Did you mean to pun or did you mean
    Jonathan Bean’s- At Night?

    You’re right-It’s just about perfect for bedtime or anytime.

    Any comments about Mem Fox’s Where the Giant Sleeps…….

    Anonymous Dad

  3. Anonymous says:

    >Another for the list: Can’t Sleep by Chris Raschka. One of my favorites.


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