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Silent Night

Written by Lara Hawthorne

Part of the The Christmas Choir Series

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Silent Night Synopsis

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. 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. The world's diversity is reflected in a cast of characters with a range of skin tones.

A gorgeous book for all the family to share during the festive season. Part of 'The Christmas Choir', a series of festive, lovingly illustrated lyric books.

See also The Twelve Days of Christmas

Silent Night Press Reviews

'The collage illustrations speak so loudly to the wonder of the season of Christ's birth... Beautiful!' - Netgalley reviewer

'A stylish reinvention of the nativity story...unique and beautifully detailed' - PictureBookBlogger

'Lara Hawthorne brings each line to life with joyful illustrations...each page bursts with the good news story...it is beautiful and vibrant' - Church Times

'Beautifully illustrated story of the nativity told through the lyrics of the much-loved carols.' - Bambino goodies

A standout among books to share on Christmas Eve.' - Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

'The Christmas Choir series launches with this reverent and accessible adaptation of a favorite carol.' - Publishers Weekly (starred review) 

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All versions of this book

ISBN: 9781786030665
Publication date: 26/09/2018
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Format: Hardback

ISBN: 9781848950849
Publication date: 06/09/2010
Publisher: Little Tiger Press an imprint of Magi Publications
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781786030665
Publication date: 26th September 2018
Author: Lara Hawthorne
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 32 pages
Suitable for: 3+ readers, 5+ readers, 7+ readers

About Lara Hawthorne

Lara Hawthorne is an illustrator based in Bristol, UK. After graduating from Falmouth University in 2013 where she studied illustration, she has had work shortlisted for the Lowry Children's Book Award and has written and illustrated Herberto, a picture book published in Portugal, Brazil, Slovenia, France and South Korea. Her other books include The King of Christmas, Carol Ann Duffy's 2016 Christmas poem, published by Picador, and The Night Flower, published by Big Picture Press. As well as focusing on narrative work, Lara also sells a variety of prints, notebooks and cards. Through Betty & Dupree, her prints are distributed to shops ...

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