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The shortest day

Author: Susan Cooper; Carson Ellis
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Primary school : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"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"--
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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Fiction
Juvenile works
Picture books
Poetry
Stories in rhyme
Juvenile fiction
Juvenile poetry
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Cooper; Carson Ellis
ISBN: 9780763686987 0763686980
OCLC Number: 1083696383
Description: 32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 24 x 27 cm
Responsibility: Susan Cooper ; illustrated by Carson Ellis.

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"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"--

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