Shortest Day, The - out of stock


We'll have this book back in stock fall 2019

A children's book exploring what the winter solstice is and how it has been observed by various cultures throughout history.

Price: $16.95
Item Number: HC4100

Ages: 6 - 9 years

Long ago, leading up to the winter solstice, people grew afraid as the days got shorter. Over time, they noticed that one day each year the sun started moving toward them again. In lyrical prose and cozy illustrations, this book describes how the winter solxtice has been observed by cultures throughout history and the origins of many contemporary holiday customs. Ideas for celebrating the day in school and at home, science activities and a further-readying list are included.