Plum by Sean HayesPlum by Sean Hayes


bySean Hayes, Scott IcenogleIllustratorRobin Thompson

Picture Books | October 16, 2018

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“An adorable children’s book…about the holidays, inclusion, and magic!” —Kristen Bell, award-winning actress from Frozen and The Good Place
“Want to make this holiday more magical? Then get your copy!” —Allison Janney, award-winning actress from Mom and I, Tonya
“Great for kids this holiday season!” —Jessie Tyler Ferguson, award-winning actor from Modern Family

From Will & Grace star Sean Hayes and composer Scott Icenogle comes a modern classic inspired by The Nutcracker about how the Sugar Plum Fairy got her wings.

Plum will not stay glum.

For as long as she can remember, Plum has lived at the Mary Fitzgerald Orphanage, wishing and hoping for a family. When a sudden snowfall threatens a delivery of presents on Christmas Eve, Plum is determined to save Christmas—even for the kids who laugh at her.

Plum’s pure heart grants her an unexpected reward. When she eats a cake left behind by a mysterious magician, she is transported into the Land of Sweets. But Christmas here is threatened, too—by a sourness that is spreading from the center of the land. Plum’s determined to help, and in doing so, she might just find the family she’s always dreamed of, thanks to a good heart—and Christmas magic!
Sean Hayes is best known as the award-winning actor who stars as Jack McFarland on Will & Grace. He is also a writer, comedian, and producer. He lives with his husband, Scott Icenogle, in Los Angeles. In addition to his credits in television and film, he has also found success on Broadway. Plum is his first picture book. Scott Icenogle...
Title:PlumFormat:Picture BooksProduct dimensions:48 pages, 10 × 10 × 0.5 inShipping dimensions:10 × 10 × 0.5 inPublished:October 16, 2018Publisher:Simon & Schuster Books for Young ReadersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:153440404X

ISBN - 13:9781534404045

Appropriate for ages: 4


Rated 1 out of 5 by from Returning it I was so excited to get this book for my niece because I loved the idea of what this story could be, but the book is just bad. It is poorly written, drags on and is all over the place. Considering us 4 adults who read it were confused, it would be very difficult for a child to follow along to the book. I gave this one star because I enjoyed the illustrations. Unfortunately I will be exchanging this book.
Date published: 2018-11-26

Editorial Reviews

"With a nod to E.T.A. Hoffman’s chestnut The Nutcracker, married debut authors Hayes and Icenogle spin a sweet origin story about one of Hoffman’s favorite characters...Plum." -- Publishers Weekly