All Through the Night: Important Jobs That Get Done at Night (Hardcover)
The sky is getting dark. In the city, a little girl is eating her dinner, brushing her teeth, and getting ready for bed. Meanwhile, her mother is putting on her coat and getting ready to go to work. Where is she going and who will she see along the way? As the night goes on, readers will see nurses, cleaners, delivery workers, doctors, police officers, journalists, and many other workers who help keep the city running all through the night.
Harriet Hobday spent hours as a child drawing what was around her and filling sketchbooks with imagined characters and scenes. Little did she know that she would become an illustrator for a living. Now she spends her days making books and wreaking havoc in the kitchen. She lives in Yorkshire in the UK.
As the sun sets, a girl waves goodbye to her mother, who has an important nighttime job. . . .The artwork, created with paint and colored pencil, features strong, varied compositions and deep, vibrant colors. Told from the girl’s perspective, the text reads aloud well, while the illustrations offer details for kids to discover. A lively picture book.
Kids are always curious about the jobs that grown-ups have, and this book offers a unique look at nighttime jobs. From cleaning crews to doctors, it celebrates the work and people who keep things running after everyone else has gone to sleep.