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A Porcupine in a Pine Tree: A Canadian 12 Days of Christmas

byHelaine BeckerIllustratorWerner Zimmermann

Hardcover | October 1, 2010

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A hilarious cast of distinctively Canadian characters populate these Twelve Days of Christmas!

Christmas, as only Canadians can celebrate! Where else do Mounties frolic, squirrels enjoy a fine game of curling, and hockey players mark the season as lords-a-leaping?

This hilarious, tongue-in-cheek re-setting of the popular Christmas carol is the perfect gift for Canadians new and old, young and young-at-heart.

About The Author

HELAINE BECKER is also the author of another retelling of a classic, The Haunted House That Jack Built and The Hilarious History of Hockey, also published by Scholastic this fall. She lives in Toronto, ON. WERNER ZIMMERMANN is a well-known illustrator whose works include the Farmer Joe series, Snow Day!, The Pirates of Captain McKee...
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Title:A Porcupine in a Pine Tree: A Canadian 12 Days of ChristmasFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 10.29 × 10.26 × 0.32 inPublished:October 1, 2010Publisher:Scholastic Canada LtdLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:054598663X

ISBN - 13:9780545986632

Appropriate for ages: 3

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Praise for A Porcupine in a Pine Tree:Globe and Mail Bestseller CBC Bestseller Quill & Quire Bestseller CBA BestellerWinner, CBA Libris Awards - Picture Book of the Year, 2011Best Books for Kids and Teens, 2011CBC Children's Book Pick, 2011OLA Best Bets, 2010Resource Links, Year's Best 2010"It's virtually impossible to resist singing along." -Quill and Quire"[Porcupine] tops my list of favourites . . . a fine gift for all ages." -The Montreal Gazette"A super-serving of Canadiana in perfect time for the holidays . . . quite irresistible." -CM Magazine"This is Canadiana Christmas at its best- it's impossible not to sing or laugh along." -Canadian Bookseller Magazine"The classic holiday book A Porcupine in a Pine Tree is made all the more sweet with cozy cuddle and a soft stuffie that's just the right size for wee hands." -Canadian Family