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Winter's Gift

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Publisher Comments:

Illustrated by Jane Monroe Donovan

It may be Christmastime but on a small, forlorn farm the holiday season is best forgotten, along with painful memories of loved ones lost. Mother Nature has other plans, however, and a chance snowstorm brings together two unlikely hearts, one human and one beast, yet both yearning for comfort, companionship, and that most elusive gift of all, hope. This lustrous jewel of a story, quietly told and perfectly complemented by soft, evocative paintings, reminds even the most cynical of readers that the heart indeed can recover and go on.

Jane Monroe Donovan's parents encouraged her to follow her heart and it led to her love of sketching and painting. Her affection for animals is reflected in much of her subject matter. Jane makes her home in Pinckney, Michigan, with her husband Bruce and their two sons, Ryan and Joey. Other members of their family include their two dogs, Belle and Grizzly, a Siamese cat named Maylee, and their two horses, Ameera and Cherokee Rose.

In addition to Winter's Gift, Jane has also illustrated three other titles for Sleeping Bear Press: My Teacher Likes to Say; My Momma Likes to Say; and Sunny Numbers: A Florida Counting Book.

Synopsis:

It may be Christmastime, but on a small forlorn farm the holiday season is best forgotten. Mother Nature has other plans, however, and a chance snowstorm brings together two unlikely hearts. Illustrations.

Synopsis:

A lonely old man living on a small farm wants to forget Christmas, along with its painful memories of loved ones lost. But a snowstorm and a surprise visitor needing help bring an opportunity for that most elusive gift of all--hope.

Synopsis:

In this touching story, a beautiful pregnant mare gets separated from her herd only to be rescued by a lonely widower on Christmas Eve. The mare returns his selfless act with a gift the man had long forgotten he needed. Full color.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781585362318
Author:
Donovan, Jane Monroe
Publisher:
Sleeping Bear Press
Author:
Brownell, Richard
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Holidays & Festivals - Christmas
Subject:
Social Situations - General
Subject:
Nature & the Natural World - General
Subject:
Holidays & Celebrations - Christmas
Subject:
Social Issues - General
Subject:
Holidays & Celebrations - Christmas & Advent
Subject:
Christmas
Subject:
Grief
Subject:
United States - 19th Century
Subject:
Children s Holiday-Christmas
Publication Date:
20040931
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Y
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
10.34x10.28x.36 in. 1.02 lbs.
Age Level:
04-10

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Product details 32 pages Gale Group - English 9781585362318 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , It may be Christmastime, but on a small forlorn farm the holiday season is best forgotten. Mother Nature has other plans, however, and a chance snowstorm brings together two unlikely hearts. Illustrations.
"Synopsis" by , A lonely old man living on a small farm wants to forget Christmas, along with its painful memories of loved ones lost. But a snowstorm and a surprise visitor needing help bring an opportunity for that most elusive gift of all--hope.
"Synopsis" by , In this touching story, a beautiful pregnant mare gets separated from her herd only to be rescued by a lonely widower on Christmas Eve. The mare returns his selfless act with a gift the man had long forgotten he needed. Full color.
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