The Winter Solstice



Learn about the scientific reason for the shortest day of the year, as well as how people of many cultures throughout history have responded to the ever-growing darkness of winter. This is an illustrated children?s book.

About the Author

Author Ellen Jackson has written more than half a dozen picture books for children, as well as nonfiction books on subjects that range from crime prevention to earthquake safety. A former elementary school teacher who now writes full-time, she lives in Santa Barbara, California, where she enjoys exploring tide pools along the shore.

Artist Jan Davey Ellis lives in Columbus, Ohio. He is the illustrator for all four books in the Traditions of the Seasons series.


Publisher:?First Avenue Editions
Page Count:?30

Additional information

Weight 6 oz
Dimensions 8.375 × 10 × 0.125 in