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Before Morning

9780547979175

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Available: 10/04/16
7.63 x 10 · 48 pages
Ages 4-7 years
9780547979175
CDN $25.99 · cl
Hardcover Picture Book

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Joyce Sidman

illustrated by Beth Krommes

There are planes to fly and buses to catch, but a child uses the power of words, in the form of an invocation, to persuade fate to bring her family a snow day - a day slow and unhurried enough to spend at home together.

In a spare text that reads as pure song and illustrations of astonishingly beautiful scratchboard art, Sidman and Krommes remind us that sometimes, if spoken from the heart, wishes really can come true.

The Newbery Honor winner Joyce Sidman is today's foremost nature poet for children. Accolades for her books include two Caldecott Honors, a Lee Bennet Hopkins Award, winner of the Claudia Lews Award, and many stars and best of lists. For her award-winning body of work, she won the Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children. She lives in Wayzata, Minnesota. Visit www.joycesidman.com Beth Krommes is the Caldecott Winning illustrator of The House in the Night and other beautifully illustrated, much-acclaimed picture books like Swirl by Swirl, and Butterfly Eyes and Other Secrets of the Meadow . She lives in Peterborough, NH. Visit her online at www.bethkrommes.com .
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