The House in the Night
by Susan Marie Swanson, illustrated by Beth Krommes
Houghton Mifflin, 2008, ISBN 13: 978-0618862443, $17 hardcover, 40 pp.
A timeless good-night book for the very young, inspired by the pattern of the traditional poem, "This is the key of the kingdom”.
Pre-K to Grade 1.
- The 2009 Randolph Caldecott Medal
- Starred review: Kirkus
- Starred review: Booklist
- Starred review: The School Library Journal
- Starred review: Publishers Weekly
- A Junior Library Guild Premiere Selection
- 2008 Parents' Choice Approved
- AARP Books for Grandparents
- Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2008
- Kirkus Reviews Best Children's Books of 2008
- New York Public Library's Children's Books 2008: 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing
- San Francisco Chronicle's Best Holiday Books for Young Readers
- ABC Best Books for Children
- 2008 Booklist Top of the List - Youth Picture Book
- CJ 1st Picture Book Festival, Seoul, Korea
- Minnesota Book Award for Children's Literature