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In the far northern parts of the world, near and above the Arctic Circle, summer days are very long. In Barrow, Alaska, for example, the sun rises in May and sets 83 days later, in early August. During this time, the sun shines all through the night. People call it the midnight sun. When the midnight sun is shining, people and animals stay active even at night. This sweet poetic narrative, illustrated by award-winner Jeremiah Trammell, showcases the many pleasures of this unique time as a little girl dances, fishes, plays games, watches moose and fox, and communes with family and nature.
About the Author
DEB VANASSE and her husband live in a log cabin they build in Fairbanks, Alaska. A former high school teacher, she is the author of several children's books and young adult novels including Totem Tale, Out of the Wilderness, and A Distant Enemy.
JEREMIAH TRAMMELL began drawing before he entered kindergarten in the rural Alaskan town of Willow. Currently based in Seattle, he has illustrated several children's books including Three Bears of the Pacific Northwest and Little Red Riding Hood of the Pacific Northwest.
" The Giant Cabbage is highly readable...Trammell's cheerful, paint-and-pen artwork sets a cast of friendly looking animals into a verdant landscape. This enjoyable title is a solid addition." --School Library Journal