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Smoky night

Author: Eve BuntingDavid DiazWarren WallersteinKent MacElweeLydia D'mochAll authors
Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt Brace, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Daniel and his mother look out of their window at the smoky night below. There are looters on the street, fires in the distance. Daniel clutches his cat, Jasmine. But later, when they're forced to leave the apartment building, Jasmine can't be found. Mrs. Kim's cat is missing too. Where are they? They can't be with each other. Those cats don't get along ... This story is about cats and people who couldn't get along
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Genre/Form: Caldecott Medal Winner
Fiction
Juvenile works
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eve Bunting; David Diaz; Warren Wallerstein; Kent MacElwee; Lydia D'moch; Central Graphics.; Thompson Type.; Bright Arts, Ltd.; Tien Wah Press Sdn. Bhd.
ISBN: 0152699546 9780152699543 0152010351 9780152010355 0152018840 9780152018849
OCLC Number: 28294012
Notes: Art techniques used: Powerful acrylic paintings with contrasting black and brightly colored hues. These paintings appear on a backdrop of mixed media collages and found objects.
"The paintings in this books were done in acrylics on Arches watercolor paper. The backgrounds were composed and photographed by the illustrator. The title type was hand-lettered by the illustrator. The display type was set in Kabel Ultra by Central Graphics, San Diego, California. The text type was set in Syntax Bolb by Thompson Type, San Diego, California. Color separations were made by Bright Arts, Ltd., Singapore. Printed and bound by Tien Wah Press, Singapore. Production supervision by Warren Wallerstein and Kent MacElwee. Designed by David Diaz and Lydia D'moch"--Colophon.
Awards: Caldecott Medal, 1995; American Library Association Notable Children's Book 1995
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Responsibility: written by Eve Bunting ; illustrated by David Diaz.
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"Monumental."--The New York Times Book Review "Visually exciting."--Publishers Weekly "A memorable, thought-provoking book."--The Horn Book "Outstandingly handsome...an excellent vehicle for Read more...

 
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