Night of the Gargoyles

Night of the Gargoyles

Book - 1994
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In this stunning collaboration of two exceptional talents, the striking charcoal illustrations and nimble text reveal what happens at night when the gargoyles come to life.


Baker & Taylor
With the coming of the darkness, the gargoyles high on the corners of the art museum come to life, creeping along ledges, swooping down on the fountain, and terrifying the local night watchman.

Baker
& Taylor

In the middle of the night, the gargoyles that adorn the walls of a museum come to life and frighten the night watchman.

Publisher: New York : Clarion Books, c1994
ISBN: 9780395665534
0395665531
Branch Call Number: JP BUNTING
Characteristics: p
Additional Contributors: Wiesner, David - Illustrator

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ChristchurchLib Oct 22, 2013

By day, the gargoyles perch above the museum, glaring stonily at the sunlit world. But by night, they come alive, flying and stumping around in the dark to peek through the museum windows, hunch together around a fountain, and make fun of the night watchman. Shadowy, black-and-white artwork gives the book a "deliciously eerie" (School Library Journal) feel, and though the creepiness is softened by playful humour, it may still be too scary for very young children. Those old enough to appreciate a good chill down the spine, however, won't be able to look away.

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sparkkitten
Jan 19, 2010

What can I say about this book? IT'S ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC!! A mix of poetry and mystery combined into a unique book--Night of the Gargoyles.

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