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Simon & Schuster


New York, New York, United States of America

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Library and Information Science | Modern Literature


Children's literature, reviews, illustrations


The Night Gardener is a delightful book.The Night Gardener silently helped the community have hope and joy in their lives. William was sad before he met the Night Gardener. The Night Gardener gave him a purpose in life. The change from black and white bland colors to the vibrant and beautiful colors at the end of the story show children that caring about your community brings joy into your life, and even though the seasons change the people never forgot the kindness and passion of the Night Gardener. And perhaps William will become the next Night Gardener. The Fan brothers artistic talent and dream like imagination give the book so much life. It teaches children that the beauty of one man act of kindness can create a beauty inside the hearts of people. This will also possibly encourage children to volunteer in their community or get involved in gardening. I would suggest this for ages four through ten.

Highly recommended

Shaune Young, Centennial Library Intern, Cedarville University



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Review of <em>The Night Gardener</em> by Eric Fan and Terry Fan

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