Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night
Come feel the cool and shadowed breeze,
come smell your way among the trees,
come touch rough bark and leathered leaves:
Welcome to the night.
Welcome to the night, where mice stir and furry moths flutter. Where snails spiral into shells as orb spiders circle in silk. Where the roots of oak trees recover and repair from their time in the light. Where the porcupette eats delicacies—raspberry leaves!—and coos and sings.
Come out to the cool, night wood, and buzz and hoot and howl—but do beware of the great horned owl—for it’s wild and it’s windy way out in the woods!
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Dipodomy - LibraryThing
I really enjoyed this book. Allen’s prints are beautiful and well suited to a dark, nighttime ambiance. Sidman’s imagery is wonderful, she sets the stage with Welcome to the Night (The night’s a sea ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - childrenslitpdx - LibraryThing
From the very beginning I was drawn to this book because of the wonderful illustration of the large owl on the front cover, lit up in the glow of the moonlight. What I really liked about this book was ... Read full review
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