The Shortest Day by Susan Cooper

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In a world that sometimes feels too busy, "The Shortest Day" reminds us of the magic in simplicity, the power of tradition, and the eternal hope for a brighter tomorrow.

Here's why this The Shortest Day by Susan Cooper belongs to you child's bookshelf:

  • A Time-Honored Tradition: Step into a world where early people gathered on this special day to prepare for the long night ahead. They lit fires and candles, filling the darkness with their own light. Music filled the air, bringing warmth to the chill, and as they gathered, they pondered a timeless question: Would the sun rise again?

  • A Celebration of Life's Mysteries: As we welcome Yule, this seasonal treasure invites readers of all ages to celebrate the joy and community found in the ongoing mystery of life. It's a reminder that, even in the darkest of times, we can come together to celebrate light, thankfulness, and festivity, marking a time of rebirth.

  • Illustrated Beauty: This delightful book is beautifully illustrated by Caldecott Honoree Carson Ellis. Her art transcends centuries, creating a bridge between past and present, evoking joy and a sense of community as we celebrate light, gratitude, and the rebirth of the year. Welcome Yule!

  • Age-Appropriate & Timeless: Recommended for readers aged 4-8, "The Shortest Day" is a poetic and visual treasure that not only engages young minds but also kindles a deep appreciation for seasonal traditions and the enduring beauty of storytelling.

Additional Details:

  • Publisher: Candlewick (October 2019)
  • Illustrator: Carson Ellis
  • Length: 32 pages
  • Dimensions: 32 / 10 1/4" x 9"
  • ISBN: 9780763686987
At Dearly, we believe in sharing stories that kindle the spirit and connect us with the rich tapestry of human history. "The Shortest Day" is a poetic celebration that does just that. Shop now and invite this enchanting tradition into your child's world.
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