Silent Night by Will MosesSilent Night by Will Moses

Silent Night

byWill Moses

Hardcover | October 6, 1997

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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.
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 o...
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Title:Silent NightFormat:HardcoverDimensions:48 pages, 11.1 × 9.05 × 0.45 inPublished:October 6, 1997Publisher:Penguin Young Readers Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0399231005

ISBN - 13:9780399231001

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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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