The shortest day
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Ellis, Carson, 1975- illustrator.
Published
Somerville, MA : Candlewick Press, 2019.
ISBN
9780763686987, 0763686980, 0763686980
Status
Glen Ellyn Public Library - Juvenile Picture Books
JP NATURE SEASONS COOPER
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Published
Somerville, MA : Candlewick Press, 2019.
Format
Book
Physical Desc
32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 24 x 27 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9780763686987, 0763686980, 0763686980

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"Poem copyright ©1974 by Susan Cooper"--Colophon.
Description
A celebration of the winter solstice and the Yuletide season. As the sun set on the shortest day of the year, early people would gather to prepare for the long night ahead. They built fires and lit candles. They played music, bringing their own light to the darkness, while wondering if the sun would ever rise again. Written for a theatrical production that has become a ritual in itself, Susan Cooper's poem "The Shortest Day" captures the magic behind the returning of the light, the yearning for traditions that connect us with generations that have gone before-- and the hope for peace that we carry into the future. Richly illustrated by Carson Ellis with a universality that spans the centuries, this beautiful book evokes the joy and community found in the ongoing mystery of life when we celebrate light, thankfulness, and festivity at a time of rebirth. Welcome Yule!

Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Cooper, S., & Ellis, C. (2019). The shortest day (First edition.). Candlewick Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Cooper, Susan, 1935- and Carson Ellis. 2019. The Shortest Day. Candlewick Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Cooper, Susan, 1935- and Carson Ellis. The Shortest Day Candlewick Press, 2019.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Cooper, Susan, and Carson Ellis. The Shortest Day First edition., Candlewick Press, 2019.

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