Listen to the Silent Night

Listen to the Silent Night

By Dandi Daley Mackall; Lou Fancher (Illustrator); Steve Johnson (Illustrator)

Dutton Books, Hardcover, 9780525422761, 32pp.

Publication Date: October 13, 2011

Description
It was not such a silent night when Baby Jesus was born. From the "baa, baa, baa" of sheep to the "flut-flut-flutter" of angel wings, it was actually quite noisy Here, from CBA bestseller Dandi Daley Mackall, is the story of the first Christmas, using the sounds of that miraculous night to really bring the story to life. With rich, gorgeous paintings by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher, this reverent retelling of the nativity is sure to become an essential part of every Christmas collection.


About the Author
Dandi Daley Mackall loves God, children, words, and animals. Her nearly 500 books for children and grown-ups have sold more than four million copies worldwide. She won the ECPA Christian Book Award for Best Children s Book 2015 and multiple Mom s Choice Awards, as well as ALA Best Book, NY Public Library Top Pick, Children s Book Council Award of Excellence, and the Helen Keating Ott Award for Contributions to Children s Literature. Her novel My Boyfriends Dogs is now a Hallmark Movie. Dandi writes from rural Ohio, where she lives with her family, including horses, dogs, cats, and an occasional squirrel, deer, or raccoon.



Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher are an illustration team with more than forty picture books in print. Their work has garnered rave reviews and won awards. Their books include My Many Colored Days, Bebop Express, I Walk at Night, New York's Bravest, The Velveteen Rabbit, and The Salamander Room. They were also concept artists for Pixar's Toy Story and A Bug's Life. They live in California with their son.

Steve Johnson has authored or co-authored more than 90 titles on a variety of computer software. Steve has written on Windows, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, Expression Web, Photoshop, Flash, Dreamweaver, InDesign, Illustrator, and Mac OS X. In 1991, after working for Apple Computer and Microsoft, Steve founded Perspection, Inc., which writes and produces software training in print and Web editions.