{"id":4523789484111,"title":"Night Night, Curiosity","handle":"night-night-curiosity","description":"\u003ch6\u003eComing September 8, 2020. Preorder today!\u003c\/h6\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER AUTHOR\/ILLUSTRATOR INFO BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eBy: \u003ca href=\"\/pages\/brianna-caplan-sayres\"\u003eBrianna Caplan Sayres\u003c\/a\u003e \/ Illustrated by: \u003ca href=\"\/pages\/ryan-orourke\"\u003eRyan O'Rourke\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER HEADING BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eDad flies me up the stairway – I'm blasting off for Mars...\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER DESCRIPTION BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eOne girl's star-studded imagination transforms the comfort of home into the final frontier in this sweetly lyrical rhyming story. While Mom works the night shift at NASA's control room, Dad helps our intrepid young explorer get ready for bed. 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A piggyback ride upstairs becomes a blastoff sequence; a goodnight video call to Mom becomes a message to mission control from outer space.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIgnite dreams of space travel with this bedtime read-aloud by bestselling author-illustrator dream team Brianna Caplan Sayres and Ryan O'Rourke, vetted for accuracy by a NASA engineer.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - ENTER RECOMMENDATIONS BELOW - - - - - - - -- - - --\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"recommended-books\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIf you like this book, you’ll enjoy these: \u003cbr\u003e\u003ca href=\"\/products\/hey-ho-to-mars-well-go\"\u003eHey-Ho, to Mars We'll Go! \u003c\/a\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003ca href=\"\/products\/daring-dozen\"\u003eDaring Dozen\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - START OF TABS - - - - - - - -- - - --\u003e [TABS]\n\u003ch5\u003eLook Inside\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"spread\"\u003e\n\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0750\/0101\/files\/night-night-curiosity-spread.jpg?v=1586543549\"\u003e\u003c!-- Please call pinit.js only once per page --\u003e\n\u003cscript type=\"text\/javascript\" async=\"\" defer data-pin-shape=\"round\" data-pin-height=\"32\" data-pin-hover=\"true\" src=\"\/\/assets.pinterest.com\/js\/pinit.js\"\u003e\u003c\/script\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - ENTER AUTHOR BIO BELOW - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eAuthor \u0026amp; Illustrator\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eBrianna Caplan Sayres, author\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eBrianna Caplan Sayres is a former elementary school teacher who has written several books for children, including \u003cem\u003eWhere Do Diggers Sleep at Night?\u003c\/em\u003e and \u003cem\u003eWhere Do Steam Trains Sleep at Night? \u003c\/em\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"\/pages\/brianna-caplan-sayres\"\u003eRead more \u003c\/a\u003eabout Brianna.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - ENTER ILLUSTRATOR BIO BELOW - - - - - - - - - - - --\u003e \u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eRyan O'Rourke, illustrator\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eRyan O'Rourke has illustrated picture books about trains (\u003cem\u003eAlphabet Trains\u003c\/em\u003e), trucks \u003cspan\u003e(\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cem\u003eAlphabet Trucks\u003c\/em\u003e\u003cspan\u003e)\u003c\/span\u003e, boats \u003cspan\u003e(\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cem\u003eAlphabet Boats\u003c\/em\u003e\u003cspan\u003e)\u003c\/span\u003e, construction equipment (\u003cem\u003eUp! 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Night Night, Curiosity

Coming September 8, 2020. Preorder today!

By: Brianna Caplan Sayres / Illustrated by: Ryan O'Rourke

Dad flies me up the stairway – I'm blasting off for Mars...

One girl's star-studded imagination transforms the comfort of home into the final frontier in this sweetly lyrical rhyming story. While Mom works the night shift at NASA's control room, Dad helps our intrepid young explorer get ready for bed. Step by step, each part of the bedtime routine transforms into the stages of a Martian mission. A piggyback ride upstairs becomes a blastoff sequence; a goodnight video call to Mom becomes a message to mission control from outer space.

Ignite dreams of space travel with this bedtime read-aloud by bestselling author-illustrator dream team Brianna Caplan Sayres and Ryan O'Rourke, vetted for accuracy by a NASA engineer.

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Brianna Caplan Sayres, author

Brianna Caplan Sayres is a former elementary school teacher who has written several books for children, including Where Do Diggers Sleep at Night? and Where Do Steam Trains Sleep at Night? 

Read more about Brianna.


Ryan O'Rourke, illustrator

Ryan O'Rourke has illustrated picture books about trains (Alphabet Trains), trucks (Alphabet Trucks), boats (Alphabet Boats), construction equipment (Up! Up! Up! Skyscraper), and spacecraft (Eight Days Gone), as well as many other topics. 

Read more about Ryan. 

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A child with eyes on the skies fits an envisioned trip to Mars into the bedtime routine. After Mom has gone off to work a night shift at (as a later video call reveals) Mission Control, Dad flies the space-mad young narrator upstairs to wash up, snuggle down, and all the while imagine traveling with the Curiosity rover through space to land on Mars. In his russet-toned illustrations, O’Rourke bucks a common trend in the recent spate of entry-level tributes by not anthropomorphizing the durable rover. Consequently, the episode is animated less by artificial, fanciful elements than by the child’s native interest in space. The child’s astronomical enthusiasm is underscored in the pictures as the scene switches back and forth from Mars to good-night hugs and kisses in a bedroom festooned with space-themed furnishings and decorations. If Sayres’ verses aren’t exactly star quality (“We cuddle with my bedtime book… / We’re racing toward the sand. / Our parachute helps slow us down. / It’s time for us to land”) and the illustrator varies the child’s size from scene to scene, still the premise has a certain glow to it…and both rhymed part and prose afterword shed glimmers of background information about the rover’s mission. Child and parents appear to be White, but there are figures with darker skin in a crowd scene. It’s nice to see a vivid imagination at work even though this plods where it should soar.

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