What surprises will you and your child discover together?
What surprises will you and your child discover together?

                                             Issue 19  

“All the variety, all the charm, all the beauty of life is made up of light and shadow.” 
—Leo Tolstoy
LIGHT & SHADOW
As the sun fades earlier this time of year and the clouds ebb and flow, oftentimes it is easy to tune out nature's dramatic performance taking place outside. The sky above may serve as a reminder of a simple and mysterious power of which children are keenly aware.
Children aren’t the only ones mesmerized by this natural phenomenon. Countless authors and artists have filled the world’s libraries and galleries in pursuit of it too. So, what is this thing? 
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 @HOME EXPERIENCE


LIGHT & SHADOW LAND


Let the season of winter invite you to explore light and shadow with your child at home. See what stories and surprises you will find together.


PLAY HERE

RECOMMENDED READS

Discover stories that will support and enhance your light and shadow play at home! 


Shadow by Suzy Lee

A little girl uses her imagination and a light bulb to go on an adventure in a dark attic.



The Game of Light by Herve Tullet

An inventive and interactive game of storytelling with shadows from the author of Press Here.


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