Synopses & Reviews
It's a typical Christmas Eve at the North Pole. That is, until Santa suddenly disappears! Luckily, his polar pals are on the case. Butand#160;will the furry friendsand#160;rescue dear old Santa before it's too late for himand#160;to make his special deliveries?and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;Filled with Lisa Wheeler's festive rhymes and Ivan Bates's cozy illustrations, here is a rollicking Christmas adventure that little ones will want to hear over and over again.
By moonlight in the quiet forest, a young boy and his family decorate their favorite tree with popcorn, apples, tangerines, and sunflower-seed balls as a gift for the animals of the woods. and#8220;Sure to become a Christmas favorite, this beautifully illustrated story of a familyand#8217;s unusual tradition brings to life the true spirit of Christmas.and#8221;--American Bookseller
On a cold Christmas Eve, a family drives out to Luke's Forest, where they greet their favorite tree like an old friend and decorate it with edible ornaments for the animals of the woods in this "refreshing alternative to the tinsel and sugarplum commercialism of many Christmas offerings" ("Publishers Weekly"). Full color.
Lisa Wheeler and Ivan Bates are together again in this Christmas picture book starring Santa Claus and his furry arctic friends.
About the Author
EVE BUNTING has writtenandnbsp;over two hundredandnbsp;books for children, including the Caldecott Medal-winning Smoky Night, illustrated by David Diaz, The Wall, Fly Away Home, and Train to Somewhere. She lives in Southern California.The late TEDandnbsp;RANDandnbsp;wasandnbsp;the esteemed illustrator of many picture books, including Eve Buntingand#39;s Secret Place and The Memory String.