Synopses & Reviews
Tonight everyone's riding the night train -- mothers and fathers, teachers and jugglers -- they're all sleepyheads, ready for bed, ready to ride the train to Tomorrow. Everyone, that is, except wide-awake William, who is too excited to sleep. William can't resist exploring the train from end to end, discovering its secrets, until his mother convinces him that the train won't go and Tomorrow won't come until he settles down and shuts his eyes . . .
With dreamy illustrations and a text filled with a rocking bedtime rhythm, this appealing picture book captures the anticipation felt by any child who is setting out on an exciting new journey.
*"Kellys subtle rhymes and gently progressive story, along with Jays dreamlike paintings . . . engage children in a fantasy about a train destined for Tomorrow . . . A visually exciting and satisfying story." --Starred, Booklist
Mothers and fathers, teachers and jugglers -- everyone's aboard the night train. They're all sleepyheads, ready for bed, ready to ride the train to Tomorrow. But the train won't go until wide-awake William shuts his eyes, too . . .
In this playful bedtime journey, Mij Kelly's lyrical text and Alison Jay's atmospheric illustrations capture the anticipation felt by a child who just can't wait until tomorrow comes.
About the Author
is the author of several books for children. She lives in York, England. Alison Jay lives in London, England. She is also the creator of Picture This
, hailed by Booklist
for its "spectacular" illustrations.