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The Day Boy and the Night Girl Hardcover – November 8, 1988

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 103 pages
  • Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers (November 8, 1988)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 039489409X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0394894096
  • Product Dimensions: 7.6 x 5.8 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 11.2 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,329,439 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on December 12, 1997
Format: Hardcover
I absolutely love this story! George MacDonald has a lovely sort of grandfatherly style, and this is perfect to be divided up as a series of bedtime stories. A boy who has never seen night and a girl who has never seen day help each other cope with their fears. It is available online if you don't mind digging a little. Otherwise, you'll have to wait for them to find it for you. E-mail me if you want the address for the online e-text version. It doesn't quite have the charm of an actual book, but if it's all you've got, it's better than nothing.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Scott Raymond on June 26, 2000
Format: Hardcover
MacDonald's skill in imagery and storytelling are exemplified by this memorable fairy tale. One of those wonderful rare books that's extremely accessible and "light", but also is deeply stirring and has lasting weight. I'm sure it's one I'll enjoy reading to my kids.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By james cordrey on September 19, 2013
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A beautiful story ,written simply .Although short, you are still rooting for the characters to learn and grow. will read this again and again!
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