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The Shortest Day

by Susan Cooper and Carson Ellis

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The Newbery Medal-winning author of The Grey King and the creator of the Caldecott Honor-winning Du Iz Tak? present an illustrated rendering of Susan Cooper's beloved winter solstice poem celebrating the year's shortest day and the traditions it has inspired.

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Happy Winter Solstice! At Last, We've Made It To 'The Shortest Day'

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