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Before Morning

Written by:

Joyce Sidman

Illustrated By:

Beth Krommes

Published:

October 4, 2016

Publisher:

HMH Books for Young Readers

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Summary

There are planes to fly and buses to catch, but a small child wishes for a different sort of day in this striking picture book. When clouds gather and heavy flakes begin to fall, her invocation comes true. As a too-busy world falls silent, a family revels in the freedom and peace of a snow day. 

In a spare text that reads as pure song and illustrations of astonishingly beautiful scratchboard art, Sidman and Krommes remind us that sometimes, if spoken from the heart, wishes really can come true. 

 

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