Once upon a northern night

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Publisher:
Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press,
Pub. Date:
2013.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: LG - BL: 4.6 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 1020L
Description
In this exquisite lullaby, a parent paints a picture of a northern winter night for their sleeping child, describing the beauty of a snowfall, the wild animals that appear in the garden, the twinkling stars, the gentle rhythm of the northern lights and the etchings of frost on the window pane. As the young child sleeps, wrapped in a downy blanket, a snowflake falls, and then another and another. The parent describes the forest of snow-covered pines, seeing a deer and fawn nibbling a frozen apple, a great gray owl swooping down with its feathers trailing through the snow. Two snowshoe hare scamper and play under the watchful eyes of a little fox, and a tiny mouse scurries in search of a midnight feast. When the snow clouds disappear, stars light up the sky, followed by the magical shimmering of the northern lights -- all framed by the frost on the window. Jean E. Pendziwol's lyrical poem reflects a deep appreciation of a northern winter night, a desire to share it with her sleeping child and the love that underlies that wish. Isabelle Arsenault's spare, beautifully rendered illustrations, with their subtle but striking use of color, make us feel that we too are experiencing the enchantment of that northern night.
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ISBN:
9781554981380
Reading Level:
LG
Level 4.6, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 1020L
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subject_facet Night, Snow
title_display Once upon a northern night
title_full Once upon a northern night / Jean E. Pendziwol ; pictures by Isabelle Arsenault
title_short Once upon a northern night
topic_facet Night, Snow