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The Christmas Eve Tree

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The Christmas Eve Tree
Written by Delia Huddy
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781536200027
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The Christmas Eve Tree

author: Delia Huddy
illustrator: Emily Sutton

In a magical tale bearing all the hallmarks of a classic, a homeless boy’s adopting of a spindly Christmas tree sparks a glimmer of hope that has far-reaching effects. Delia Huddy’s text captures an unexpected moment of happiness that brings a whole city together, while beautiful illustrations by Emily Sutton carry the tale full circle, rewarding observant readers with a satisfying and uplifting ending.

A deeply affecting Christmas tale spreads the true holiday spirit in a new edition offering a pop-up version of its most heartwarming scene.
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1536200026 /  9781536200027
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Novelty Books / Hardback
age range:
5 yrs - 8 yrs
# of pages/size:
40 / 5 5/16" x 6 1/8"
grade range:
Kindergarten - Grade 3
Holidays & Celebrations; Lifestyles; Social Themes;
author’s comments:
Delia Huddy worked as an editor in children’s publishing in a long career that included many happy years at Julia MacRae Books in London, after which she became editorial director at Random House UK. She was also an author of novels, picture books, and younger fiction. At the end of her life, in 2005, Delia Huddy was working on the text for The Christmas Eve Tree.
illustrator’s comments:
Emily Sutton is the illustrator of Tiny Creatures: The World of Microbes by Nicola Davies. In addition to illustrating picture books, she paints and makes prints, ceramics, and textiles. Emily Sutton lives in York, England.
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