Dori Chaconas is a children's writer and poet. Her titles include Virginnie's Hat; On a Wintry Morning and Don't Slam the Door. She lives in Wisconsin, USA. Gillian Tyler is the illustrator of several beautiful books for children. Her titles include The Snail House, written by Allan Ahlberg and winner of the 2001 British Book Design and Production Award, and Froggy Went A-Courtin (9780744592771). She lives in Yorkshire.
All the excitement of a proper country fair is lyrically captured in both the text and the soft-focused illustrations of this attractive picture book. Anxious not to miss any of the action, a little boy tries to get his family on the move. But there are animals to get ready, wood to chop for selling and food to make… At last! Everyone, Grandma included, is ready. And the day at the fair unfolds on a stunning centre spread.
A picture book in lyrical rhyme, Baby's Song follows the seasons in the first year of baby's life. Mother and child share the joys that each season has to offer and grow in their awareness of the blessings God has given them throughout the year. The tender text is coupled with warm and personable illustrations, sure to be enjoyed over and over again for lap-time reading.
That Blessed Christmas Night is the story of the first Christmas night told in poetry form. The wonder of the first Christmas is seen through the eyes of children reenacting the story. The simple things of earth - the clear, starry sky; a humble stable filled with animals; shepherds caring for their sheep - suddenly become bolder, clearer, and richer as the children don costumes and sing their praises to the Child.
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