The Resource Just because, Mac Barnett ; illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault

Just because, Mac Barnett ; illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault

Label
Just because
Title
Just because
Statement of responsibility
Mac Barnett ; illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Curious minds are rewarded with curious answers in a fantastical bedtime book by Mac Barnett and Isabelle Arsenault. Why is the ocean blue? What is rain? What happened to the dinosaurs? It might be time for bed, but one child is too full of questions about the world to go to sleep just yet. Little ones and their parents will be charmed and delighted as a patient father offers up increasingly creative responses to his child's night-time wonderings. Any child who has ever asked "Why?" and any parent who has attempted an explanation will recognize themselves in this sweet storybook for dreamers who are looking for answers beyond "Just because"
Summary
A patient father offers fantastical, creative responses to a wakeful child’s nighttime questions, including why the ocean is blue, what the rain is and what happened to the dinosaurs.
Tone
Writing style
Illustration
Award
New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book, 2019.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10805206
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barnett, Mac
Dewey number
813.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • -1
  • 2
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1978-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Arsenault, Isabelle
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bedtime
  • Curiosity
  • Father and child
  • Children's stories
Target audience
preschool
Label
Just because, Mac Barnett ; illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
31 cm.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781406388763
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Just because, Mac Barnett ; illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
31 cm.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781406388763
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print

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