The Christmas Eve Tree

byDelia HuddyIllustratorEmily Sutton

September 18, 2018|
The Christmas Eve Tree by Delia Huddy
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In a deeply moving story with the hallmarks of a classic, a homeless boy’s rescue of a spindly Christmas tree sparks a glimmer of hope that has far-reaching effects.

It’s late on Christmas Eve, and the little fir tree is the only tree left in the shop. What a poor thing I am, it thinks. But then a young boy enters the store, drawn in from the damp by the warmth and lights and the wonderful smell of Christmas, and he doesn’t seem to mind that the scrawny tree isn’t tall and straight like the others. . . . This magical story, beautifully illustrated by Emily Sutton, captures an unexpected and unforgettable moment of happiness that brings a whole city together.
Delia Huddy worked as an editor in children’s publishing in a long career that included many happy years at Julia MacRae Books in London, after which she became editorial director at Random House UK. She was also an author of novels, picture books, and younger fiction. At the end of her life, in 2005, Delia Huddy was working on t...
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Title:The Christmas Eve TreeFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:40 pages, 6.38 X 5.5 X 0.53 inShipping dimensions:40 pages, 6.38 X 5.5 X 0.53 inPublished:September 18, 2018Publisher:Candlewick PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1536200026

ISBN - 13:9781536200027

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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