Christmas Farm

byMary Lyn RayIllustratorBarry Root

Picture Books | October 1, 2008

Christmas Farm by Mary Lyn Ray
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When Wilma decides that her garden needs a new beginning, she gathers string, scissors, shovels, sixty-two dozen balsam seedlings, and Parker, her five-year-old neighbor. Year after year, Wilma and Parker nurture their trees, keeping careful count of how many they plant, how many perish, and how many grow to become Christmas trees. This companion to the award-winning Pumpkins: A Story for a Field is a lyrical, behind-the-scenes look at the intricate lives of Christmas trees. Includes an author's note about the history and cultivation of Christmas trees.
Mary Lyn Ray has written many acclaimed books for children, including Go to Sleep, Little Farm, illustrated by Christopher Silas Neal; New York Times best-seller Stars, illustrated by Marla Frazee and The Thank You Book, illustrated by Stephanie Graegin. She lives in South Danbury, New Hampshire. BARRY ROOT is...
Title:Christmas FarmFormat:Picture BooksProduct dimensions:40 pages, 8.5 X 11 X 0.36 inShipping dimensions:40 pages, 8.5 X 11 X 0.36 inPublished:October 1, 2008Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0152162909

ISBN - 13:9780152162900

Appropriate for ages: 4

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