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Fiona Loves the Night

By Patricia Tauzer, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Moonlit stroll into a world of magic and wonder.

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FIONA LOVES THE NIGHT is the second collaboration by three talented women, and it's a masterpiece. This magical book explores the beauty of the nighttime world, which few of us ever really see, hear, or feel as Fiona does. The story is original, the writing is beautifully poetic, and Amanda Shepherd's finger-painted illustrations are amazing.

Nothing is ordinary in Fiona's nighttime world, but all is magical. This is not the magic born of imagination, but rather one that is fostered by a sensitive and perceptive nature. This is about appreciating the magic of the natural world, and a little girl who is adventurous enough to explore it. In lyrical language that is soothing and soft, the adventure unfolds against a finger-painted world. Page after page is filled with dark blue-dotted mystery highlighted with the subtle light and bold lines of various nighttime surprises. Together, words and pictures invite the reader to stroll along through the world that Fiona loves. And we can understand why she feels the way she does.

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