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3.54  ·  Rating Details ·  13 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
The beauty and spirit of Christmas resounds in this lyrical picture book by beloved children's author Tony Johnston with breathtaking illustrations by renowned watercolor artist Cheng-Khee Chee and illustrator of the bestseller, Old Turtle. On Christmas Eve, people bundle up in the cold and follow the sounds of the bell to gather in celebration. Creatures great and small ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published September 1st 2005 by Carolrhoda Books (first published January 1st 2005)
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Dec 01, 2016 Elizabeth rated it really liked it
Beautiful illustrations and a sweet story.
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Lovely poem and illustrations. There is an interesting explanation at the back of the book as to how the artist created the paintings.
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The art was beautiful, but the story was lacking.
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Tony Johnston has written many acclaimed books for young people. She and her husband lived in Mexico for fifteen years, where they raised their children. She now lives in San Marino, California.
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