Seeking an Aurora

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In the quiet of the night, a child's father bundles them up and shows them the majesty of an aurora. This book is perfect for those who love Owl Moon.  

A father wakes his child from sleep to beckon, "Come—we're off to find an Aurora." Through the silent frost, across fields, and up hills they climb... And then they wait. Together they share an unforgettable moment and the majestic splendor of an Aurora.

 This moving and lyrical story is paired with scientific information about the awe-inspiring Northern and Southern Lights to further inspire readers to seek their own natural wonders. Printed on FSC-certified paper with vegetable-based inks.

Born in Canada, Elizabeth is a celebrated New Zealand author and three-time finalist for the New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children & Young Adults. 

Anne is a New Zealand-based artist whose work has been sold throughout the world. She works in a range of styles and mediums. 

★ “A magical experience.” —Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review

★ A memorable picture book that captures an unforgettable experience.” —Carolyn Phelan, Booklist, Starred Review

“A work of transcendence and tenderness by New Zealand author-artist duo Elizabeth Pulford and Anne Bannock, whose spare poetic prose and soulful paintings interleave to enlush an inner landscape of wonder, suspended between the creaturely and the cosmic.”—Brain Pickings

“A stunningly beautiful, informative, child’s-eye initiation into a notable celestial phenomenon.” — Michelle H. Martin, Horn Book

 “Charming…reminds readers of the special moments a child can share with a parent while also learning about something important.” —Youth Services Book Review

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