Night in the Country

Illustrated by Mary Szilagyi
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About The Author

Photograph courtesy of the author

Cynthia Rylant is the author of more than 100 books for young people, including the beloved Henry and Mudge, Annie and Snowball, Brownie & Pearl, and Mr. Putter & Tabby series. Her novel Missing May received the Newbery Medal. She lives in Lake Oswego, Oregon. Visit her at

Product Details

  • Publisher: Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books (April 30, 1986)
  • Length: 32 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780027772104
  • Ages: 4 - 8

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Awards and Honors

  • Caldecott Honor Book
  • CBC/NSTA Outstandng Science Book for Children
  • School Library Journal Best Books of the Year
  • Notable Children's Trade Book Language (AR)
  • Arizona Young Reader Book Award
  • Buckeye Award

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