“ in that hose burns a light. In that light rests a bed.“
The illustrator here chooses to use no colors in her book. She uses the dark tones to convey the night time feeling.
The house in the Night by Susan Marie Swanson and Beth Krommes was the 2009 Caldecott winner. This book is one of those comforting books to read before bed to a child. They use of no colors sets the scene of nighttime and creates a calming tone. I am not a personal fan of absolutely no color in books but I think it's also done really well here.
The House in the Night is based off of a nursery rhyme involving how everything is connected to a key, a home, and the light. The line and color used in this TL book is so beautiful, it won a Caldecott. This book would make a beautiful, short RA, as well as a S, SR, GR, or PR for younger grades. #UCFLAE3414SP18
Currently working on a #Library Project- before today, all award winners were mixed into the genres and it would take a while to track down a list and its books for a teacher. NOW it is not so! Yesterday I finished Newbery, today is For Caldecott & changing it in the system 😳👍🏻✅ This Book holds special significance to me because it was the year my dad passed away suddenly, and even as a 16 year old finding comfort in it. “A Home full of Light”