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Sep 05, 2017
| ISBN 9780399556548
| 2-5 years
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Sep 05, 2017 | ISBN 9780399556548 | 2-5 years
A little-known Christmas tale by the author of Goodnight Moon is now a Little Golden Book that’ll keep children smiling all year long! Once there was a little girl. It was Christmas and her mother and father gave her a steam roller. . . . Celebrated illustrator Bob Staake brings his comic genius to Margaret Wise Brown’s hilarious story about a girl who’s given nothing for Christmas except a giant steam roller. She gamely sets out to drive it despite not knowing how, and squashes everyone in her way—including her mean old aunt, her teacher, and a policeman. Dismayed to see everyone as flat as a shadow, she informs her parents, who immediately present her with a giant steam shovel to scoop everyone up with. Soon everyone has been scooped back to normal, and a wonderful Christmas is had by all!
Margaret Wise Brown (1910–1952), best known as the author of Goodnight Moon, wrote countless children’s books inspired by her belief that the very young are fascinated by the simple pleasures of the world around them. Among her many bestselling books are The Little Island, The… More about Margaret Wise Brown
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