“I wrote the poem for the theatre, for a joyful American celebration of the winter solstice, in music, dance, and words, that’s known as the Christmas Revels…” Susan Cooper
“I was stopped in my tracks by this new book. I love Ellis’s work, it’s a glorious match for the haunting magic spun by Cooper’s words.” James Mayhew
Carson Elllis’s artwork for The Shortest Day captures the magic behind the returning of the light, the yearning for traditions that connect us with generations that have gone before – and the hope for peace that we carry into the future.
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