Once Upon a Northern Night by Jean E. Pendziwol

Once Upon a Northern Night

Written by Jean E. Pendziwol
Illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault


Once Upon a Northern Night by Jean E. Pendziwol

Tip-toe through the pages of this beautiful bedtime read-aloud, and try not to break the spell of the peaceful, quiet, wintry north. A mixture of magic, wildlife and deep comfort New York Times In this bedtime lullaby beautifully brought to life by the award-winning Isabelle Arsenault, illustrator of Jane, the Fox, and Me, a northern night unfolds as a young child sleeps. Wrapped in a snug, downy blanket, a snowflake falls, and then another and another. As the magic of the night outside takes hold - animals awaken, snow swirls, stars twinkle and winds whisper - a lyrical, enchanting read-aloud evokes a winter's night, while gently lulling a child to peaceful sleep.

About the Author

Jean E. Pendziwol is an award-winning author who gained international success with No Dragons for Tea: Fire Safety for Kids and Dragons. Her other work includes the lyrical picture books, Dawn Watch and The Red Sash, both illustrated by Nicolas Debon, and Marja's Skis, which was inspired by her husband's grandmother, who grew up in a Finnish farming and logging community in northern Canada. Jean lives in Ontario, Canada. Find Jean online at jeanependziwol.weebly.com and on Twitter as @JeanPendziwol. Isabelle Arsenault is a Canadian illustrator who has won an impressive number of awards and has achieved international recognition. Her books include Migrant by Maxine Trottier, a New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book and a finalist for the Governor General's Award; Once Upon a Northern Light, written by Jean E. Pendziwol; Jane, the Fox and Me, written by Fanny Britt; and Alpha. She lives in Montreal, Canada. Find Isabelle online at www.isabellearsenault.com.

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32 pages


Jean E. Pendziwol
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Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

1st November 2016



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