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About the Author
SHANE GOTH is an MFA graduate from 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.
YONG LING KANG is an illustrator who grew up in Singapore and is now based in Toronto, Ontario. She has illustrated several picture books, including This House Is Home, William's Getaway, and Tanna's Owl.
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"
"This quiet, experimental act of rebellion ends
triumphantly ... Their adventure carries a satisfying whiff of the
carefree as they take measures to keep their actions a thrilling sibling
"The well-worded text creates the story, while leaving space for the
illustrations to work their magic ... A lively picture book that
imagines the pleasures of staying up after hours."-- "Booklist"
"The lyrical text captures the conversations between the siblings and
the emotions they roll through, from the excitement of discovery to
exhaustion as the hour grows late ... this book will inspire many
similar midnight sojourns, in a secure setting laced with gentle
thrills." -- "School Library Journal"
"The Midnight Club will charm many a young child to new
perspectives on their own homes and spur on imaginative play, whether in
the night or the day."-- "CanLit for Little Canadians"
"[Shane Goth's] prose is supported beautifully by Yong Ling Kang's playful illustrations ... The Midnight Club is a lovingly illustrated bedtime story that will suit readers who want a gentle story about sibling bonding."-- "Quill & Quire"
"Watercolor and pencil artwork is filled with blues, purples and soft
moonlight yellow for this midnight adventure ... A perfect bedtime
read."-- "Sal's Fiction Addiction"
"An adorable story ... This book is relatable to anyone who has a
sibling or cousin who likely have been honorary members of the midnight
"A nice picture book that celebrates sibling friendship."-- "Kiss the Book"