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The Sound of Day / The Sound of Night (edition 2003)

by Mary O'Neill, Cynthia Jabar (Illustrator)

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Title:The Sound of Day / The Sound of Night
Authors:Mary O'Neill
Other authors:Cynthia Jabar (Illustrator)
Info:Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) (2003), Edition: 1st, Hardcover, 32 pages
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The Sound of Day / The Sound of Night by Mary O'Neill



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This is no ordinary day or night when the day shifts to night , as the sounds of talking and yelling become the sounds of wishpers and lullabies.
This book come from Pierce College.
  xiomaragrace12 | Oct 28, 2013 |
this is a book about the day noises and night noises
  legendsscc | Feb 21, 2013 |
The sound of day is full of noises from everything. Either the dog barking, cars driving, children playing, clocking ticking and anything else imaginable. The day is never quiet but the sound of night is different. It is calmer than the day with lullabies to the baby, big brother and sister tiptoeing to the baby's room, or the wind blowing. Then it is silent and everyone is able to rest.

This is a cute children's book. I can relate to the business of the day then the calmness of the night. It is a very different scene. ( )
  ArielDean | Jan 17, 2013 |
Mary O'Neill really captures the reader's attention in this fun, poetic book! The book takes the reader through a journey of day and night sounds heard by a child. ( )
  ebruno | Jun 28, 2011 |
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A family gets ready to greet a new baby

As a father helps his children get ready for school, the busy sounds of day unfold:

Bus honks and bells,
Dishes and shoes,
Whirring of tires and
Crackle of news . . .

Then night falls and the sounds are different:
Wind singing,
Sometimes rain
Slapping leaves on
Windowpane . . .

But this is no ordinary day – or night. Listening to the clock tick, this family is waiting for something exciting to happen – and it does, when a new baby arrives.

Rich, playful paintings combine with lyrical language to tell a warm, vibrant story of family.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:09:41 -0400)

Two poems present the sounds of day and the sounds of night, from a clatter of soapsuds and spatter to the hush of snowflakes touching on the ground.

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