✪ By the Light of the Harvest Moon Author Harriet Ziefert – Airdomains.co.uk

By the Light of the Harvest Moon As The Harvest Moon Shines Down, The Wind Picks Up, Sending Orange, Yellow, And Crimson Leaves Dancing, Until They Settle In A Pumpkin Patch One By One, Leaf People Emerge To Celebrate The Autumnal Equinox Mark Jones S Rich Pastel Illustrations Bring To Life The Mysterious And Fleeting World Of A Gentle Troupe Of Leaf Characters, Who Will Warm The Hearts Of All Readers.

10 thoughts on “By the Light of the Harvest Moon

  1. says:

    As a pagan parent, I especially loved this sweet Mabon tale Under the gaze of the Harvest Moon, a magickal wind blows and an ordinary farm s pumpkin patch is transformed one night into a land of joyful thanksgiving The leaf people rise and host a party to celebrate the harvest Families of forest spirits dance and play games and eat lots of pie At the end of the night, the wind whisks them away up into the sky The farmer s pumpkin patch is restored to normal by sunrise but if you look caref As a pagan parent, I especially loved this sweet Mabon tale Under the gaze of the Harvest Moon, a magickal wind blows and an ordinary farm s pumpkin patch is transformed one night into a land of joyful thanksgiving The leaf people rise and host a party to celebrate the harvest Families of forest spirits dance and play games and eat lots of pie At the end of the night, the wind whisks them away up into the sky The farmer s pumpkin patch is restored to no...

  2. says:

    The art work stands out literally Run your fingers over the brilliant glittered moon on the cover and you will see what I mean Then step back and look at the leaves passing in front of it no look through them Nicely done Mark Jones It was that great orange moon, hanging low over the trees and filling the dust jacket that made me grab the book Just like the real thing it is a sight of awe and wonder And so I opened the book looking forJone s illustrations of bright vibrant warm The art work stands out literally Run your fingers over the brilliant glittered moon on the cover and you will see what I mean Then step back and look at the leaves passing in front of it no look through them Nicely done Mark Jones It was that great orange moon, hanging low over the trees and filling the dust jacket that made me grab the book Just like the real thing it is a sight of awe and wonder And so I opened the book looking forJone s illustrations of bright vibrant warm colors set against deep dark purples and greens and cool moon lit blues are a delight on every page The cow, head turned back looking at me as if I am snapping the scene with my camera love it And what of the writing Well, at first not what I expected I was thinking given the title and the look of the book I was in forof a lyrical treat Instead I encountered straight forward prose It just seemed sort of a bland yellow cake under all this amazing artwork frosting That is until I turned the page and...

  3. says:

    It was funny reading this book about the fall harvest in the middle of winter, but that might be one of the reasons I found it so refreshing Our 1 year old picked this one to check out from the library and I m very glad she did I probably wouldn t have chosen it during the middle of February quite often I m reall...

  4. says:

    I thought I would like this bookthan I did I didn t warm up to the story, but the pretty illustrations helped me give this one three stars.

  5. says:

    By the Light of the Harvest Moon written by Harriet Ziefert illustrated by Mark Jones Maplewood, MH Blue Apple Books, c2009 38 pages SUMMARY Tonight is the harvest moon and as the farmer and the barnyard animals sleep the leaf people emerge and gather for the harvest festival.REVIEW The best thing about this book was the illustrations The autumn and natural colors of yellows, oranges, reds, browns, and greens create rich pictures of the...

  6. says:

    I love this book The magic of childhood fantasy and imagination are alive and well in this book Combine that with the beautiful illustrations, and this is easily a new classic children s picture book that I believe should be around for generations to come Makes me want to have a harvest party

  7. says:

    A great story that illustrates the magic of the Autumnal Equinox Would be good for a elementary age read aloud.

  8. says:

    The illustrations are gorgeous, but the story was a little weird.

  9. says:

    Leaf people come to life under the light of a Harvest Moon.

  10. says:

    Another book I picked up for Autumn Preschool Storytime, I liked this one for its great illustrations It is a story about the Autumnal Equinox on Sept 22 or 23 A farmer and his crew have been busy harvesting and go to bed exhausted After he goes home for the night, the leaf people come out to celebrate the Harvest Moon the Autumnal Equinox with their families They play games like bobbing for apples and making popcorn necklaces The leaf kids try to see who can st...

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