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The Christmas Eve Tree by Delia Huddy

The Christmas Eve Tree

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The Christmas Eve Tree by Delia Huddy
Hardcover
Sep 18, 2018 | 40 Pages
  • Hardcover $9.99

    Sep 18, 2018 | 40 Pages | 5-8 years

  • Hardcover $16.99

    Sep 27, 2016 | 40 Pages | 5-8 years

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Sutton’s saturated watercolors create rich, folk-art-style scenes that reflect the classic spirit of the story. Its gentle, uplifting message is well suited for holiday sharing, while the beautiful illustrations invite lingering looks. Readers will be happy to see that the little tree’s story doesn’t end with the Christmas season, but extends into a fulfilling future.
—Booklist

A homeless boy and a scraggly fir tree rescue each other in this somber tale about the potential in all living things, including those that society casts aside…Huddy’s story faces unpleasant realities and injustices head on, and Sutton’s (Tiny Creatures) finely detailed watercolors do the same.
—Publishers Weekly

Huddy’s romanticized story is the tale of a “scraggly” fir tree…Sutton’s fine-lined watercolors, with their subdued hues on creamy paper, nod to the text’s wistfulness without veering into nostalgia or melancholy. The “Magic of Christmas Eve Was Everywhere” spread, especially, captures the holiday glow.
—Horn Book

Thanks to artist Emily Sutton, whose watercolor visuals have a delightful retro quality, Huddy’s story brims with holiday sweetness. This distinctive tale is a testament to the way Christmas can create a sense of community.
—BookPage

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