I want to take the night away

Je veux enlever la nuit

Hélène Gaudy & Simone Rea

Cambourakis | 2022 | 32 pages | 29,7 x 21 cm | hardcover

Oscar doesn’t like the night. He prefers to play, run, draw, anything but sleep! His mummy patiently explains to him all the wonderful things concealed within the dark, if only he could let his senses and imagination run free… When the lights go out, the darkness comes on, and the child falls asleep in the soft embrace of its multiple shades.

A sensitive and comforting picture book about the challenges of falling asleep, illustrated with Simone Rea’s soft and subtle drawings.

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  • Hélène Gaudy and Simone Rea address a topic that has been written about time and time again in such a kind-hearted and gentle manner, with such fine poetry and humour, that the reader emerges calmer, with stars in their eyes and a smile on their lips.