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Gift of the Christmas Cookie : Sharing the True Meaning of Jesus' Birth (Hardcover) (Dandi Daley
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It’s the Christmas season during a time when people had little money to spend. Cookie jars held pennies, not Christmas cookies.So when Jack smells something delicious coming from the kitchen, he can’t believe his nose. Cookies!But his excitement turns to disappointment when he learns the cookies aren’t for him. Instead, Mother is baking them for the needy people at their church. While Jack helps roll out the dough, his mother tells him the legend of the Christmas cookie.In a captivating interplay of simple words and beautiful illustrations, The Legend of the Christmas Cookie tells a tender story of giving—not just cookies, but gifts of the heart that last forever.
During the Great Depression, Jack helps his mother make cookies for the needy at their church, learns the story of how the first Christmas cookies were used to spread the gospel to people who could not read, then finds a way to bring that story to life.
Number of Pages: 1
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Holidays + Celebrations / Christmas
Series Title: Legend Series
Publisher: Harpercollins Christian Pub
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Dandi Daley Mackall
Street Date: October 1, 2008
Item Number (DPCI): 247-00-6356
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