The Christmas Gift/El regalo de Navidad
With honesty and grace, award-winning author Francisco Jiménez shares his most poignant Christmas memory in this beautifully illustrated picture book. As Christmas approaches, Panchito can’t wait to see what present he gets. But on Christmas Day, he is disappointed when all he gets is a bag of candy, until he sees the gift his father gives his mother. Panchito then realize...more
When I read it to my class it was to teach them the lesson of Christmas and not to focus in so much on what presents they receive. These four and five year old students thoroughly enjoyed the story.
I know this is part of Francisco Jimenez's The Circuit and I would like to see more.