"Readers can skip these graceless spots and make discoveries in Low's pictures, each of which suggests a story of its own. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Striking paintings make up for the lapses in the text of this paean to the early hours in the city, which begins when the floodlights on the tops of tall buildings and the streetlights below still shine, and ends when the sun is high and people are thronging to work and to school.
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