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Silent night / [illustrations by Lara Hawthorne].

Hawthorne, Lara, (illustrator.).

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  • 7 of 8 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Jonathan Trumbull Library - Lebanon.
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Jonathan Trumbull Library - Lebanon JPIC HAWTHORNE (Text to phone) 33430141192518 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Jonathan Trumbull Library - Lebanon On Order (Text to phone) acq842235 Acquisitions On order -

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Silent night, holy night All is calm, all is bright Celebrate the magic of Christmas with this beautifully illustrated book, based on the world's best-loved carol, 'Silent Night.' Rediscover the nativity story in all its glory - from quaking shepherds to heaven-sent angels - as the song lyrics are brought to life on every spread.
Target Audience Note:
4+ years old.
Subject: Picture books.
Carols > Picture books.
Christmas > Picture books.
Children's stories > Pictorial works.
Carols > Pictorial works > Juvenile fiction.
Christmas > Pictorial works > Juvenile fiction.
Children's stories.
Carols > Juvenile fiction.
Christmas stories.

Syndetic Solutions - Publishers Weekly Review for ISBN Number 9781786030665
Silent Night
Silent Night
by Hawthorne, Lara
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Silent Night

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The Christmas Choir series launches with this reverent and accessible adaptation of a favorite carol. Hawthorne (The Night Flower) pairs the song's familiar lyrics with stylized gouache images that chronicle the Nativity. In her rendition, the drama unfolds under a black, star-speckled night sky above a hilly Bethlehem. Joseph and Mary, two brown-skinned travelers, take shelter in the spare-looking stable where their "holy infant" is born. All the key characters make an appearance-angels, shepherds, magi, and a menagerie of gentle animals. Trees and leaves accent the scenes, as do bright splashes of color from the hillside buildings, the kings' rich garments, and vibrant blankets that swaddle. The book concludes with a note about the song's origin and a page of lyrics. Ages 3-6. (Oct.) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.


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