Country Angel Christmas
But the three littlest angels haven't bargained on being told to stay out of the way when they offer to help the kitchen angels sift and bake, the barn angels groom the animals for the procession, or...more
*Taken from my book reviews blog: http://reviewsatmse.blogspot.com/2009...
But sometimes, people think they are too small to help, or that they will make a mess, or it wont' be as perfect as it could be - if little ones were to help!
This unique Christmas story, by one of my favorite authors and illustrators, lets everyone know, (even the angels in heaven), that you are never too little to help!
A good message about how even the littlest can help.
The pictures are gorgeous, though. Get this book for your three year old to enjoy the soft warm colors of leaf shaped trees, random animals, pink wings, stars, flowers, Santa dressed as a ...more
I found this in my Favorite Authors basket of my classroom library when I needed a quick read-aloud.
This was the story of some angels in heaven who are planning to decorate heaven for Christmas. The little baby angels keep trying to help out, but the regular size angels push them out of the way. In the end, they find a way to help.
Tomie dePaola's illustrations were charming as usual and the kids seemed to like the story. It wouldn't be appropriate for a public school ...more
He's been published for 40 years and has written and/or illustrated over 200 books, including 26 Fairmount Avenue, Strega Nona, and Meet the Barkers.
Tomie dePaola and his work have been recognized with the Caldecott Honor Award, the Newbery Honor Award and the New Hampshire Governor's Arts Award of Living Treasure. ...more