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The Night Is Yours

Hild and seems almost like a partner to her in her game as well as a spotlight pointing out her beauty and strengthThis is a gorgeous bedtime read aloud about joy and family love and community and most of all about feeling great in your own skin It s summertime and Amani and her friends are having fun playing under the light of the full moon that shines down so bright on the courtyard that is nestled in the center of their building They play games like double Dutch and hide and seek with breaks in between to gaze at the splendor of the constellations as they call them out by name while music floats on the cool breeze at the end of a hot hot day The moon is happy the children are bursting with giggles and the night belongs to them It s a perfect summer evening one that is nostalgic of my own childhood Abdul Razak Zachariah s debut The Night is Yours is a treat because there are so few picture books that feature characters who live in an apartment building and I think it is important because every child s experience matters The dwellings we call home and the communities we grow up in shape us nurture us and propel us towards our aspirations I am glad that Abdul Razak Zachariah chose to center their adventure in this space This is a debut picture book that is worth adding to your collection as I will mine Keturah A Bobo who also illustrated I am Enough by Grace Byers brought each character to life with such beautiful brilliance both in color and texture I adored the representation of all manner of shades of mocha and tan And I appreciated the hair Its coil its style and its accuracy It makes me excited for the children who will read this book and see themselves I am certain that Keturah A Bobo will have a long career as an artist and I can t wait to see what picture book she illustrates nextThe Night is Yours A good read for a cool summer night for readers and families of children in preschool through 2nd grade A Tangled Affair (The Pearl House your own skin It s summertime and Amani and her friends are having fun playing under the light of the full moon that shines down so bright on the courtyard that is nestled in the center of their building They play games like double Dutch and hide and seek with breaks in between to gaze at the splendor of the constellations as they call them out by name while music floats on the cool breeze at the end of a hot hot day The moon is happy the children are bursting with giggles and the night belongs to them It s a perfect summer evening one that is nostalgic of my own childhood Abdul Razak Zachariah s debut The Night is Yours is a treat because there are so few picture books that feature characters who live in an apartment building and I think it is important because every child s experience matters The dwellings we call home and the communities we grow up in shape us nurture us and propel us towards our aspirations I am glad that Abdul Razak Zachariah chose to center their adventure in this space This is a debut picture book that is worth adding to Matthews Choice your collection as I will mine Keturah A Bobo who also illustrated I am Enough by Grace Byers brought each character to life with such beautiful brilliance both in color and texture I adored the representation of all manner of shades of mocha and tan And I appreciated the hair Its coil its style and its accuracy It makes me excited for the children who will read this book and see themselves I am certain that Keturah A Bobo will have a long career as an artist and I can t wait to see what picture book she illustrates nextThe Night is Yours A good read for a cool summer night for readers and families of children in preschool through 2nd grade

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From the New York Times bestselling illustrator of I Am Enough this glowing empowering picture book about a nighttime hide and seek game celebrates blackness and self confidence Little one so calm and so happy the darkness of the night is yours The night is an extension of your skinall of you childrenblending in when you want it toand popping out when you want it tobecause the darkness of the night is yourslike the darkness of your skinAs you might be able to tell from those lines this is actually a picture book better suited to adults I just can t see that children are going to enjoy this or even relate much to it The text is too poetic and not in a good way and the whole thing reads like an adult s romanticized version of childhood What little kid when all of her friends have gone inside for the evening wants to sit out all by herself and dreamily contemplate the night s silence The child comes across as idealized and not very realisticThe illustrations are a mixed bag for me Some of them are uite cute but others are plagued by perspective issues I m also not sure if the combination of attempted realism for the human figures and buildings versus the extreme abstraction for the plants really works it almost looks like two illustrators are working with different styles at the same timeI understand what the author was trying to do here but it doesn t work for a children s book Picture books are usually for children but this book seems like it was written entirely for their parents Copping It Sweet (Murphys Law yours The night is an extension of Ill Be Yours for Christmas (Harlequin Blaze, your skinall of Her Babys Bodyguard (Eagle Squadron you childrenblending in when If Wishes Were...Daddies you want it toand popping out when West of Heaven you want it tobecause the darkness of the night is Putting Out of Your Mind yourslike the darkness of Under the Knife / Whistleblower your skinAs Warrior Rising (The Esri you might be able to tell from those lines this is actually a picture book better suited to adults I just can t see that children are going to enjoy this or even relate much to it The text is too poetic and not in a good way and the whole thing reads like an adult s romanticized version of childhood What little kid when all of her friends have gone inside for the evening wants to sit out all by herself and dreamily contemplate the night s silence The child comes across as idealized and not very realisticThe illustrations are a mixed bag for me Some of them are uite cute but others are plagued by perspective issues I m also not sure if the combination of attempted realism for the human figures and buildings versus the extreme abstraction for the plants really works it almost looks like two illustrators are working with different styles at the same timeI understand what the author was trying to do here but it doesn t work for a children s book Picture books are usually for children but this book seems like it was written entirely for their parents

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Like the darkness of your skinThis lyrical text narrated to a young girl named Amani by her father follows her as she plays an evening game of hide and seek with friends at her apartment complex The moon's glow helps Amani find the last hidden c In this idealization of childhood a father romanticizes his daughter s night time play with neighborhood chums while the moonlight illuminates themes of racial harmony friendship and self esteem Bobo s illustrations seem glossed with nostalgia as if composed from too great a distance or conjured from a dimming dream The story earns an extra star for its multicultural theme and protagonists Matthews Choice your skinThis lyrical text narrated to a The Prince of Pleasure (The Wilde Brothers, young girl named Amani by her father follows her as she plays an evening game of hide and seek with friends at her apartment complex The moon's glow helps Amani find the last hidden c In this idealization of childhood a father romanticizes his daughter s night time play with neighborhood chums while the moonlight illuminates themes of racial harmony friendship and self esteem Bobo s illustrations seem glossed with nostalgia as if composed from too great a distance or conjured from a dimming dream The story earns an extra star for its multicultural theme and protagonists

  • Hardcover
  • 32
  • The Night Is Yours
  • Abdul-Razak Zachariah
  • en
  • 09 July 2019
  • 9780525552710

10 thoughts on “The Night Is Yours

  1. says:

    The night is an extension of your skinall of you childrenblending in when you want it toand popping out when you want it tobecause the darkness of the night is yourslike the darkness of your skinAs you might be able to tell from those lines this is actually a picture book better suited to adults I just can't see that child

  2. says:

    This is a book for written for children by an adult but it is not a children book really It’s like a letter to the kid that have kid friendly pictures Don’t think that children would like this book

  3. says:

    What can I say about this It was written with love There That is positive What else sigh and face palm I cannot hold back This is NOT really a children's book This is a book written by an adult for children sure

  4. says:

    Really love Keturah A Bobo's illustrative style I AM ENOUGH illustrator as well Had no idea she is a Columbus College of Art and Design grad

  5. says:

    In this idealization of childhood a father romanticizes his daughter’s night time play with neighborhood chums while the moonlight illuminates themes of racial harmony friendship and self esteem Bobo’s illustrations see

  6. says:

    This book is FANTASTIC It's about differences and similarities It's about friendship and fun It's about the moon and childhood innocence It's about positive self esteem and encouragement Overall a A book

  7. says:

    a cute story

  8. says:

    It's summertime and Amani and her friends are having fun playing under the light of the full moon that shines down so bright on the courtyard that is nestled in the center of their building They play games like double Dutch and hide and seek with breaks in between to gaze at the splendor of the constellations as they call them ou

  9. says:

    The Night Is Yours by Abdul Razak Zachariah illustrated by Keturah A Bobo PICTURE BOOK Penguin Young Readers Group 2019 18 9780525552710BUYING ADVISORY Pre K EL K 3 ADVISABLEAUDIENCE APPEAL HIGHAs a father watches his daug

  10. says:

    My 4 year old was upset that the kids were playing outside without adults present the adults were watching the courtyard from windows He did ho

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