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Happy Holidays from Greenwillow Books

Illustration from Snow Music, by Lynne Rae Perkins

“Winter Songs”

The winter sings a windy song

That hustles rusty leaves along.


The winter sings a song of hail

That pings and pangs like falling nails.


The winter sings a song of sleet

As sloshing cars slip down the street.


The winter sings a song of snow,

A whispering as



(from Winter Eyes, by Douglas Florian)


We are still putting “2012” on the occasional memo or check, so it doesn’t seem possible that we’re on the brink of 2014 and all the promise and freshness of a new year. Whether you are celebrating where the weather is cold and snowy or where it’s warm and sunny, we hope you’ll have a wonderful holiday and a happy new year. See you in 20132014!

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