NIGHT SHIFT DADDY
...A father shares dinner and bedtime rituals with his
daughter before going out to work the night shift.
book about a girl whose father works while she sleeps at night. Both art and text set a joyful opening scene, as the child's day winds down and her father gears up for work; a painting shows the man swinging his daughter up in the air in a yolk-colored kitchen, then settling in to read to her and her teddy bear. Together they look out the window onto the urban street below; shaded by the fading winter light but still bustling with activity; before he tucks her in. The girl then steals to the window to watch her father wait at the bus stop below. With a narrative as quietly poetic as a snowfall.
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