Parents' Guide to

The Midnight Library

By Jan Carr, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Little-girl librarian helps animal friends in sweet story.

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Both the illustrations and the story in The Midnight Library are full of charm. The bold, blocky art is strikingly eye-catching. The little-girl librarian is charmingly pigtailed. The animals who visit the library all are pictured with their snouts in their books, engrossed in their reading. And, since the story ends with the little librarian reading her owl assistants a bedtime story, it's perfect for bedtime or naptime.

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