If I Could Give You Christmas (Hardcover)
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This sweet story about animal parents and children reminds readers of the best part of Christmas—sharing beautiful songs, special stories, fun games, and favorite treats with the ones we love most, big and small.
Skating on a frozen pond, decorating the fanciest gingerbread house ever, rereading a favorite story . . . these activities and more are brought to life through a variety of animal pairs. The tastes, smells, sights, and sounds of the holiday are evoked in universal scenes showing special moments being shared by parent and child. Adults will appreciate the theme of passing on traditions and the message that it doesn't take a lot of stuff to celebrate Christmas. Kids will enjoy the playful, loving scenes. Sharing this book could become a brand new family tradition!
About the Author
Lynn Plourde (www.lynnplourde.com) is the author of thirty-five children's books, including Pigs in the Mud in the Middle of the Rud, Wild Child, Bella's Fall Coat, and Maxi's Secret, which has been on six state award lists. She considers herself a "teaching author," because she makes so many visits to schools to teach kids how to become better writers. Lynn lives in Winthrop, Maine, in a house surrounded by woods. Twitter: @lynnplourde
Jennifer L. Meyer is the illustrator of several books for children, including the Calpurnia Tate, Girl Vetseriesand The Biggest Little Farm: Saving Emma the Pig. Her artwork has won two awards from the Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles and has been featured in Spectrum: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art. She lives in Bonaire, Georgia, where wild bunnies come and visit her backyard. You can see more of her art online at www.jennifer-meyer.com and her cute sketches on Twitter @jenniferlmeyer or Instagram @jenniferl.meyer.