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“Tell me please: What is The Night?” asks a little girl of the owl, the earthworm, the firefly. Glowing out from the pages, their answers merge into a tapestry of the more mysterious sides of night-time and the curious habits of creatures that come to life in darkness.  A breathtaking "nature facts" book, in which striking visuals and punny verse illuminate an alternative world where light and sight don’t matter. Filled with exciting science, while incredibly detailed illustrations evoke the mystery and magic of night-time. 

About the Author

Columns, short stories, novels, plays, a long-running cartoon strip . . . Manjula Padmanabhan traverses all these genres with ease. She has illustrated 24 books for children and created a popular series about Pooni the cat for Tulika.

Praise For…

"The premise of the story is sweet and clever, and it serves as an effective vehicle for introducing young readers to nocturnal creatures." — Kirkus Reviews

Product Details
ISBN: 9789350469446
ISBN-10: 9350469448
Publisher: Tulika Publishers
Publication Date: November 1st, 2021
Pages: 24
Language: English