Somewhere in the World Right Now by Stacey Schuett
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School Library Journal called Stacey Schuett's stunning authorial debut "a book that is perfect for sparking an interest in geography, emphasizing the amazing concept that at the same moment we are getting ready to sleep, other people are starting a new day." And in a starred review, Publishers Weekly added, "Schuett proves as nimble with words as with a paintbrush."  It's a good-night wish that circles the globe.  
 

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Published August 29, 1995 by Knopf Books for Young Readers. 1 pages
Genres: Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Education & Reference. Fiction

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An experienced illustrator, first-time author Schuett (I'll See You in My Dreams) proves as nimble with words as with a paintbrush. At 8:00 p.m., a child tucked in her bed in Boston listens to her fat

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But at that very moment, ``Somewhere else, in velvety darkness, elephants sleep standing up, swaying gently from side to side.'' A single moment telescopes into an entire day as Schuett highlights contemporaneous activities around the world, setting her text and illustrations atop background maps.

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In a starred review, PW said, ""Intimate prose and atmospheric images blend the mundane, the exotic, the mysterious and the humorous."" Ages 4-8.

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