cover image Christmas Lights

Christmas Lights

Ann Fearrington. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH), $16 (30pp) ISBN 978-0-395-71036-4

""Blink, blink, dazzle, flash./ Gleam, glow, sparkle, shine!""--so Fearrington describes the electrical extravaganza that is a community decorated for Christmas. Midnight-blue canvases flicker with swatches of bright pastel, transforming nighttime streets into a radiant festival. This high- wattage account of a familiar family holiday ritual is bound to inspire many a Christmas Eve drive. All ages. (Oct.)