Once Upon a Northern Night

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Product Details

Price
$17.95  $16.69
Publisher
Groundwood Books
Publish Date
Pages
32
Dimensions
8.5 X 10.6 X 0.5 inches | 0.83 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781554981380

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About the Author

Jean E. Pendziwol is the author of several highly acclaimed picture books, including Dawn Watch and The Red Sash, illustrated by Nicolas Debon, and Marja's Skis, illustrated by Jirina Marton. She was inspired to write this book by the long but beautiful northern nights in Thunder Bay, Ontario, where she lives with her family.

Isabelle Arsenault is a very talented Quebec illustrator, who has garnered an impressive number of awards and international recognition. She has illustrated several books, including Le coeur de monsieur Gauguin (Governor General's Award) and My Letter to the World and Other Poems (Governor General's Award Finalist, IRA Children's Choices), and she has won the Grand Prix for illustration (Magazines du Québec) for six years running.

Reviews

A beautiful, lyrical celebration of northern light and night.-- "Kirkus, STARRED REVIEW"
A reverent ode to the magic and wonder of an icy winter night.-- "Publishers Weekly, STARRED REVIEW"
[A] mixture of magic, wildlife and deep comfort.-- "New York Times"
This is a lovely wintry bedtime story, best for sharing one-on-one.-- "School Library Journal, STARRED REVIEW"
"A sweet and lovely tale of the magic of waking up to a world transformed by winter."-- "Booklist, STARRED REVIEW"