Listen to the Silent Night by Dandi Daley Mackall

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Rhyming text reveals many sounds heard on the night of Jesus' birth, such as the flapping of Joseph's sandals as he walks into Bethlehem, the lowing of a cow in the stable, and the flutter of angels' wings as they proclaim the news.
 

About Dandi Daley Mackall

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Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher (www.johnsonand fancher.com) are married and live with their son, Nicholas, in Moraga, California. They won a Society of Illustrators gold medal, and their book I Walk at Night was a New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book.Dandi Daley Mackall (www.dandibooks.com) lives in rural Ohio with her husband, three children, horses, dogs, and cats.
 
Published October 13, 2011 by Dutton Juvenile. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Mackall cleverly turns the idea of a silent Christmas Eve night upside down with this poetic view of the first Christmas, focusing on the sounds made by each participant in the Nativity story.

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Mackall takes a contrary approach to the traditional silence of Christmas Eve, inviting readers to consider the sounds implied in the story of the birth of Jesus: the flap of Joseph’s sandals as he wa

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Mackall takes a contrary approach to the traditional silence of Christmas Eve, inviting readers to consider the sounds implied in the story of the birth of Jesus: the flap of Joseph’s sandals as he walked, the noise of the crowd that so filled Bethlehem that there was no room left at any inn, t...

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