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Publisher Comments:

Creative thinking (and some clever recycling) help save the day in a sweet Christmas story that celebrates the shared pleasures of friendship.

Humphrey is a giant, and Leetree, his best friend, is an elf. Together they love making wrapping paper for all of Santas presents. But this year Santa has asked them to grow a Christmas tree, and the pair couldnt be more excited! They take great care with their project, planting and watering, snipping and pruning. Finally, the tree is wrapped and ready, and Humphrey and Leetree set off to deliver it. But when disaster strikes, the giant and the elf must come up with a way to make things right. From a small idea comes a big plan—and a surprise no one in Christmastown will soon forget!

Review:

"Packed with delightful and humorous touches, Light's holiday story introduces Humphrey, a giant, and Leetree, a tiny elf, who are responsible for making Santa's wrapping paper (Leetree rides a tricycle across one roll to give it purple stripes). When Santa asks them to grow a special Christmas tree, they show off their respective talents (moving big rocks, pulling tiny weeds) and their ingenuity when the tree meets with an accident. Besides being a refreshingly original addition to the Christmas canon, Light's story demonstrates that, big or small, everyone has gifts to offer--any time of year. Ages 3 — 6. (Sept.)" Publishers Weekly (Copyright PWyxz LLC)

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Humphrey is a giant, and Leetree, his best friend, is an elf. This year Santa asks them to grow a Christmas tree. But when disaster strikes, the giant and the elf must come up with a way to make things right. Full color.

About the Author

Steve Light has written and illustrated numerous books for children. He is also a storyteller and preschool art teacher. He lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780763646929
Author:
Light, Steve
Publisher:
Candlewick Press (MA)
Subject:
Holidays & Celebrations - Christmas & Advent
Subject:
Social Issues - Friendship
Subject:
Holidays & Festivals - Christmas
Subject:
Children s Holiday-Christmas
Edition Description:
Picture book
Publication Date:
20100931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from P up to 1
Language:
English
Illustrations:
4-COLOR
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
12.04x8.40x.38 in. .94 lbs.
Age Level:
03-06

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Product details 32 pages Candlewick Press (MA) - English 9780763646929 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "Packed with delightful and humorous touches, Light's holiday story introduces Humphrey, a giant, and Leetree, a tiny elf, who are responsible for making Santa's wrapping paper (Leetree rides a tricycle across one roll to give it purple stripes). When Santa asks them to grow a special Christmas tree, they show off their respective talents (moving big rocks, pulling tiny weeds) and their ingenuity when the tree meets with an accident. Besides being a refreshingly original addition to the Christmas canon, Light's story demonstrates that, big or small, everyone has gifts to offer--any time of year. Ages 3 — 6. (Sept.)" Publishers Weekly (Copyright PWyxz LLC)
"Synopsis" by , Humphrey is a giant, and Leetree, his best friend, is an elf. This year Santa asks them to grow a Christmas tree. But when disaster strikes, the giant and the elf must come up with a way to make things right. Full color.
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