Hildilid’s Night

Finalist, National Book Awards 1972 for Children's Books

cover of Hildilid's Night by Cheli Duran Ryan
ISBN 9780689805387
MacMillan Publishing Company
Cheli Duran Ryan
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In this Caldecot Honor folktale, an old woman named Hildilid lives high in the hills and hates the night above all things. She tries capturing the night in a sack, tying it up with vines, shaking her fist at it, but the night takes no notice–until it disappears.