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Children's Fiction Bedtime & Dreams

The Midnight Club

by (author) Shane Goth

illustrated by Yong Ling Kang

Owlkids Books Inc.
Initial publish date
Oct 2021
Bedtime & Dreams, Imagination & Play, Friendship, Siblings
  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Oct 2021
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: 1 to 12


A cozy sibling conspiracy unfolds at midnight
At the stroke of midnight, Milly wakes up her big sister, Becca. It’s time for Milly’s first Midnight Club adventure! With Becca leading the way, the siblings explore the hidden wonders of their house in the dark. They dip into Dad’s jar of jelly beans, try on Mom’s coat, and make more mischief with the help of the Midnight Club president (their cat, Oliver!).
Exhausted from their midnight expedition, Milly is ready to head to bed, but not before she remembers the club’s most important rule: The Midnight Club must be a secret! The sisters quickly clean up before settling into bed. But they might have left a few clues behind …
This charming midnight romp celebrates the special bond between siblings with a mischievous but safe spirit. Playful details like The Midnight Club hand signal and the special club rules are sure to inspire readers to plan their own at-home adventures.

About the authors

SHANE GOTH is an MFA student at the University of British Columbia, whose short fiction has been published in several literary journals. The Midnight Club is his first picture book. Shane lives with his family in Vancouver, British Columbia.


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YONG LING KANG is an illustrator who grew up in Singapore and is now based in Toronto. She has illustrated several picture books, including William's Getaway. For her, home is a place where she and her partner can laugh and do silly dances.


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Editorial Reviews

"Captures the thrills of children sneaking around a house at night when the adults are sleeping ... Nuanced observations, ones that give personality and life to each character, fill the tale."


Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast

"The tender bond between sisters is evident ... This playfully mischievous ode to sibling solidarity is sure to inspire similar nocturnal escapades among readers."


Kirkus Reviews – STARRED REVIEW

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