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Through the Night

by Jim Aylesworth
Illustrated by Pamela Patrick
(Atheneum, 1998)

A tale of travel through the countryside while the rest of the family wait at home for their arrival. A quiet tale of driving through the countryside and the charm of the experience.

"...there is a timeless appeal in the story of the child who knows, as she waits safely at home, that her loving parent is on his way and longing to get there.." -- Booklist, 1998.

"In a lullaby to night, readers settle in with a lonely father on a long drive through a landscape of hills and highways; he is longing to reach home, where his children and wife wait." -- Kirkus Associates, January 15, 1998.

Aylesworth, Jim. Through the Night. Illustrated by Pamela Patrick. Atheneum, 1998. 32 pages. ISBN: 0689806426.

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