Hello, Harvest Moon (Hardcover)

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By Ralph Fletcher, Kate Kiesler (Illustrator)
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While tired farmers and their families are in bed, the harvest moon silently climbs into the sky and starts working its magic. For some, it is the nightly signal to rise and shine. It is time to hunt, to work, or to play in the shadows. For a little girl and her cat, it is an invitation to enjoy the wonders of the night and a last flood of light before the short days of winter set in. With an evocative text and radiant illustrations, this companion to Twilight Comes Twice offers a glimpse of nature’s nightlife long after bedtime.

Praise For…

"pairs poetically intense writing with luminescent oils...rich in metaphor...peaceful reading either in season, or on any moonlit night." Kirkus Reviews

"lyrical offering...poetic prose...imaginative metaphors...draws readers into the text...luminous oil paintings...warm hues evoke homey, autumn scenes." SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL School Library Journal

"Impressionistic oil paintings ...Descriptive text...peaceful...the dark beauty of the illustrations captures the magic of nighttime." BOOKLIST Booklist, ALA

"a visual and linguistic pleasure...oil paintings gleam...text and art together create a sense of wonder...lyrical, child-friendly images" PUBLISHERS WEEKLY Publishers Weekly

Product Details
ISBN: 9780618164516
ISBN-10: 0618164510
Publisher: Clarion Books
Publication Date: September 22nd, 2003
Pages: 32
Language: English