Item description for Silent Night by Will Moses...
Overview On Christmas Eve, Tom Henry, his brother Andy, and all the folks in their Vermont village are anxiously waiting for something--but what? As the carolers get ready to sing and the deacon lights the church lamps, everyone can see that Christmas is coming. But readers soon find out that Christmas isn't the only thing that this village is expecting. Full color.
Publishers Description "Silent night, holy night, All is calm, all is bright "It is a silent, snowy December night. Shopkeepers and country folk in the tiny Vermont village are hurrying everywhere, lighting candles, wrapping gifts, baking pies--getting ready. But for what? For Christmas Eve? Or is there more? The Miller family knows there is Pa and the boys, little Andy and Jamie, rush to the train station through the blizzardy twilight to pick up Grandma Stokes. Old Paul, the hired hand, rides to get Doc Herrick. Mama's quilty friend Tinker won't leave her side. They all know something truly wonderful is going to happen this Christmas Eve, snow or no snow, right here at Miller farm. In his unmistakable style, world renowned folk artist Will Moses brings Christmas to a Vermont village in an original story that the entire family--boys and girls, mothers and fathers, grandparents, aunts and uncles--can share by their own candlelight year after year.
Citations And Professional Reviews Silent Night by Will Moses has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Hornbook Guide to Children - 07/01/1997 page 63
Booklist - 09/01/1997 page 141
School Library Journal - 10/01/1997 page 43
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.09" Width: 8.99" Height: 0.37" Weight: 0.94 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 2003
ISBN 0399231005 ISBN13 9780399231001 UPC 048228016991
Availability 40 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 22, 2016 07:45.
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More About Will Moses
Washington Irving, one of the first American authors to earn his living from writing, was born in 1783 and died in 1859.
Painting is as much a part of the Moses family tradition as the family homestead in Eagle Bridge, New York. There Will Moses has painted since he was a little boy, learning firsthand from his grandfather, folk artist Forrest Moses, who learned from his mother, Anna Mary Robertson Moses, better known as Grandma Moses. Developing his own folk style, Will has become an internationally beloved artist in his own right, his work displayed in collections throughout the world, including that of the White House. His folk art can also be foundin such books as "The Night Before Christmas, Will Moses' Mother Goose, "and "Mary and Her Little Lamb.""
Will Moses currently resides in Eagle Bridge, in the state of New York.
Reviews - What do customers think about Silent Night?
Will Moses does it again! Jan 7, 2008
As always, Will Moses (as did his Grama before him) has hit the heart of rural America in his enchanting scenes. Don't forget to look for the full moon in each of his paintings! Silent Night and the Night Before Christmas were no exceptions. We sent one to our friends in Scotland who loved it!
A sweet tale, beautifully illustrated. Dec 7, 1997
Silent Night by Will Moses is a sweet tale remeniscent of an old time story teller spinning his words into visions of an everyday Christmas miracle. Beautifully illustrated, a childs book that would please all generations.