Good Night, World

Every night children go to sleep, or do they?

”Good night!” is heard all around the globe. Under the water, in the jungle, in burrows, in Antarctica, in the cities, and on other planets. For the special bedtime moments, this is Linda Bondestam’s first book written and illustrated by the artist. It is a simple, cozy, and beautiful bedtime story that stands out with its visual storytelling, in Linda’s distinctive choice of colour, a dash of humour, varied landscape, and surprising species. There is nothing scary about this goodnight story, no monsters hiding under the bed just adorable baby animals which make it a perfect evening reading.

 

 

 

 

 

Every night children go to sleep, or do they?

”Good night!” is heard all around the globe. Under the water, in the jungle, in burrows, in Antarctica, in the cities, and on other planets. For the special bedtime moments, this is Linda Bondestam’s first book written and illustrated by the artist. It is a simple, cozy, and beautiful bedtime story that stands out with its visual storytelling, in Linda’s distinctive choice of colour, a dash of humour, varied landscape, and surprising species. There is nothing scary about this goodnight story, no monsters hiding under the bed just adorable baby animals which make it a perfect evening reading.

 

 

 

 

 

info

  • Year of publication

    2018

  • Original title

    God natt på jorden

  • Page count

    20

  • Original publisher

    Förlaget

Reviews

  • Hufvudstadsbladet

    "Good Night, World has a “Bondestam touch” in its every detail. Respect for both the genre and young readers permeates this enchanting, stylish and coherent piece of art."

  • Svenska YLE

    "Good Night, World demonstrates that Bondestam has the ability to create her very own literary universe in both words and illustration, and where the illustration speaks for itself."

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