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AS THE CITY SLEEPS – STEPHEN T. JOHNSON

As the City SleepsAs the City Sleeps by Stephen T. Johnson
My rating: 5/5 cats
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how could anyone let this book go out of print?

full of haunting illustrations depicting what the city gets up to after hours, along with equally haunting words, this book has definite appeal to fans of chris van allsburg.

monkeys escape from paintings:

a ghost cab rides through deserted streets:

this one is my favorite – a car full of ghostly subway riders:

but this one is also good; a performing spider:

i mean, you can see how beautiful these are, right? i am not incorrect.

i’m just saying, penguin – don’t drop the ball with this book. it is one of the best picture books i have ever seen, and for it to be out of print is unacceptable.

i will not accept it!!

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