The Thankful Straws of Christmas by Mary Jane LyonThe Thankful Straws of Christmas by Mary Jane Lyon

The Thankful Straws of Christmas

byMary Jane LyonIllustratorPhyllis Little

Paperback | July 16, 2016

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A Basque Christmas story celebrating Advent.

When Grandpa Nathan was asked where “Thankful Straws” originated, his only answer was: “As long as I remember and as long as I live we have ‘Thankful Straws of Christmas’.”

“Christmas comes when the bandana is empty, and the nativity is full of straws.”

Mary Jane Lyon has been painting for seventy years. For the first four years of her life, she lived with a grandmother who thought that every mark she made on a piece of paper was a masterpiece. In early elementary school, art was her only area of peer acceptance. Fast forward past twenty-three years of teaching elementary school and e...
Title:The Thankful Straws of ChristmasFormat:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 10.75 × 8.25 × 0.13 inPublished:July 16, 2016Publisher:Michael A. FeinbergLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:194517854X

ISBN - 13:9781945178542