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Not-By-Day and Not-By-Night

Shifra Horn
AGE: 3-6

Differences can cause conflict, so it`s better to compromise. The twin sons of a ruling duke are very different: one sleeps during the day, the other at night. When the old duke retires, he asks them not to divide the dukedom. So Not-By-Day rules at night and Not-By-Night reigns by day. But since they are active at different times, they disturb each other`s sleep and start to quarrel. Finally, they realize that they can`t live in the same palace and decide to divide the dukedom into two cities. But the two cities can`t live in peace either because there is noise by day and noise by night. Finally, however, all turns out well. How? Did the brothers suddenly hug one another when they were about to fight a duel? Or did Prince Dawn fall in love with Princess Lilit from his brother`s city, and reunite the two halves through marriage? We do not know. But peace returned to the dukedom, and everyone decided to be considerate of others, both by day and by night.

Illustrations: Liora Grossman

English translation available (for publishers only)

Not By Day and Not By Night
Title Not-By-Day and Not-By-Night
Author’s Last Name Horn
Author's First Name Shifra
Genre children-picture bk
Publisher (Hebrew) Am Oved
Year of Publication (Hebrew) 2008
No. Pages 24 pp.
Book title - Hebrew (phonetic) Gam Ba-Yom Ve Gam Ba-Layla
Representation Represented by ITHL


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