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The Worst Christmas Ever - by Kathleen Long Bostrom (Hardcover)

About this item


Number of Pages: 48

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Sub-Genre: Holidays & Celebrations

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Flyaway Books

Age Range: 4-8 Years

Book theme: Christmas & Advent

Author: Kathleen Long Bostrom

Language: English

Street Date: September 17, 2019
TCIN: 83062761
UPC: 9781947888098
Item Number (DPCI): 247-34-0933
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported


About the Book

Matthew is very unhappy about moving to snow-free California just before Christmas, especially after his dog disappears, but his little sister's faith in miracles is almost contagious.

Book Synopsis

Now that his family has moved to California, Matthew has doubts as the holiday season approaches. Palm trees? No snow? Its all wrong.

Little sister Lucy thinks everything is wonderful, but Matthew knows better. And to top it off, the sudden disappearance of his beloved dog, Jasper, settles it. This will be the worst Christmas ever.

Or will it? Surprising events on Christmas Eve just might change everythingand maybe this new place can feel like home to Matthew after all.

Review Quotes

A poignant story that inspires children to look for the promise of Christmas in surprising places...a favorite seasonal read aloud that would be asked for throughout the year as well.--Celebrate Picture Books

A wonderfully entertaining picture book story for children ages 3-7, The Worst Christmas Ever by the team of author Kathleen Long Bostrom and illustrator Guy Porfirio is an especially welcome and recommended addition to family, daycare center, preschool, elementary school, and community library picture book collections for the holiday season.--Midwest Book Review

-- "Midwest Book Review"

Expressive artwork in bright colors shines with holiday cheer, even when the smiles are hard to come by, in this text that focuses on themes of faith, family, community, and home. --Foreword Reviews

The story ties home and family to Christmas. This pairing reaffirms the non-commercial aspects of Christmas...The bright and detailed illustrations by Guy Porfirio add lots of movement and drama to the story. The artwork is bold and has some humor. Recommended for school and classroom libraries, homeschool collections, or personal libraries. --Catholic Library World

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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.4 inches length x 9.2 inches width x 10.68 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1 pounds
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