Synopses & Reviews
All kids have a favorite something. Maybe your favorite thing is a blanket or a pillow. And maybe you like its smell and never want to wash it, whatever it is. The girl in this book had some socks she liked to wear because of Christmas. She never wanted to take them off her feet. What do you think happened to those socks? Read this book and find out, and find out what other things this girl did to help celebrate the Christmas season.Written and illustrated by award winning author, Penelope Dyan, this story brings us a whimsical side of childhood everyone can enjoy. Two of Dyan s books, Ben s Adventures, Proof Positive A Boy Will Be A Boy, and Happy Birthday, A Book About Birthdays, Dreams And Wishes, were recently chosen by the UK Arts council to be placed in the Saison Poetry Library, Southbank Centre, on the fifth floor of the Royal Exhibit Hall, London; and another of her children s books of poetry, A Book For Girls About Being A Girl, is ranked 3rd on the Pukeke reading list of best books for girls aged 5-8 in Australia. Her book Surfer Girl was winner of best teen book at both the 2008 New York Book Festival and the 2008 Hollywood Book Festival, and is recognized by Girl s Voices In Literature Database, Miami University, Florida. Surfer Girl is also ranked fifth on Pukeke reading list of best books for early teens.Read this book and think about all of the very little things about Christmas, like your favorite pair of Christmas socks, your favorite ornament upon the tree, or the smell of Christmas dinner; and thenremember how special Christmas is, and carry it through your heart all year long.