Nighttime Symphony, Timbaland/Myers
Illustrator: Christopher Myers
Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers (2019)
The sounds of the city at night create a lively lullaby in this melodious bedtime story from superstar producer and musician Timbaland, Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator Christopher Myers and Kaa Illustration.
hey there, darling baby child,
you’re safe in here though the storm is wild
the streetlights glow through dark so deep
but safe in sound you’ll go to sleep
As a little boy gets ready for bed, the sounds of a wild storm echo around him, lulling him to sleep. From the crash of thunder to the pitter-patter of raindrops to the beat of passing cars, the music of the city creates a cozy bedtime soundtrack.
Timbaland is a multi-platinum Grammy Award-winning producer and artist. His indelible imprint has stamped countless recordings with successful and legendary artists such as Justin Timberlake, Aaliyah, Madonna, Missy Elliott, One Republic, Beyoncé, Jay-Z and many others. In 2006 he founded his music label, Mosley Music Group, and was also the producer for the hit TV series Empire. Nighttime Symphony is his first book for children.
About Christopher Myers:
Christopher Myers is an award-winning author and illustrator of children’s books. He won a Caldecott Honor for his illustrations in Harlem and has received three Coretta Scott King Illustrator Awards. Myers has illustrated many books written by his father, award-winning author Walter Dean Myers.