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Silent Night

The wonderful story of the beloved Christmas Carol

Illustrated by Julie Wintz-Litty
Published by NorthSouth Books
Distributed by Simon & Schuster



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About The Book

A warm and wonderful story of the creation of the timeless hymn, Silent Night, and its creator Joseph Mohr.

Silent Night celebrates the 200th anniversary of the beloved hymn, and shares the story behind the creation of one of the world's most recognizable tunes. When the church organ is in need of repair on Christmas Eve, the young priest Joseph Mohr and organist Franz Xaver Gruber must find another way to ring in Christmas during Midnight Mass.

About The Author

Brigitte Weninger was born in Kufstein, Austria, and spent twenty years working as a kindergarten teacher before turning to writing full-time. She has since published more than sixty books, which have been translated into forty languages and received numerous awards. She continues to be heavily involved in promoting literacy, writing, and storytelling. She lives in Kufstein.

About The Illustrator

Julie Wintz-Litty has been an illustrator since 1994. From there she worked as a graphic designer and painter. While not illustrating, she attends book fairs and teaches art workshops.

Product Details

  • Publisher: NorthSouth Books (October 2, 2018)
  • Length: 32 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780735843264
  • Grades: P - 2
  • Ages: 4 - 8

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