Friday, March 10, 2017

The Blue Hour by Isabelle Simler

A lovely and tranquil celebration of nature

The sun has set, the day has ended, but the night hasn't quite arrived yet. This magical twilight is known as the blue hour. Everything in nature sky, water, flowers, birds, foxes comes together in a symphony of blue to celebrate the merging of night and day.

With its soothing text and radiant artwork, this elegant picture book displays the majesty of nature and reminds readers that beauty is fleeting but also worth savoring.

Age Range: 4 - 8 years
Grade Level: Preschool - 3
Hardcover: 42 pages
Publisher: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
(February 20, 2017)
ISBN-13: 978-0802854889
Genre: Children, Nature


About The Author

Isabelle Simler Graduate of the Decorative Arts of Strasbourg, I am author / illustrator for the Edition and the Press. After working for several years in the field of Animation, as a director, screenwriter and illustrator, I dedicate myself since 2012 especially to the literature Youth.

I live and work in Paris.

My Review

The blue hour sounds so tranquil and peaceful, and when you peruse this book with the highlight of the color blue, you and your child are going to be returning to these pictures time and again.
These seems to be the prefect night time book, and the color is so soothing, while the back cover states that The day ends. The night falls. And in between… thee is the blue hour.
You will want this book for the illustrations alone, they are beautiful and start with the cover forward.
There is a page that highlight just about every shade of blue, from pale blue to midnight blue, and then the birds of blue, fox of blue, frogs, sardines, and more and more. As you can see everything is blue, and very peaceful, and you will be wanting wonderful book to add to your collection, and one that you will be using as a nighttime special.
I received this book through the Publisher Eerdmand Books for young Readers, and The LibraryThing, and was not required to give a positive review. 

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