Christmas in Paradise

Christmas in Paradise

by Jaime Nicole Hughes


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Christmas in Paradise is a new children's book written and illustrated by Jaime Nicole Hughes. The book is a recollection of Jaime's childhood trips with her family to Florida at Christmas every year. Fun on the beach, collecting petrified shark's teeth, and building sandcastles are some of the memories depicted in the book.

The book was illustrated in ink and watercolor and the text is in a playful handwritten-like font. The combination of these two result in a fantastic children's story.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781939535009
Publisher: Deep Sea Publishing
Publication date: 12/15/2012
Pages: 26
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.07(d)

About the Author

Jaime Hughes is a 2012 graduate of James Madison University. She has degrees in Foreign Language, Business French, and Art. She currently lives in Herndon, Virginia. Jaime travels extensively in the USA and Europe and those travel experiences are often found in her work.

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Christmas in Paradise 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
ReadersFavorite More than 1 year ago
Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite Christmas in Paradise by Jaime Nicole Hughes is a delightful story for children revolving around the theme of Christmas. The book takes you down Memory Lane with Jamie as she describes her wonderful childhood trips with her family to Florida during the Christmas season. The excitement of being on the beach and all her memories associated with those trips are shared with readers. The story is narrated in simple verses, many of which rhyme, making it more appealing to kids. The book also introduces young readers to new concepts and helps in improving their vocabulary. The book is formatted in a way that will catch the attention of readers with its font and watercolor style illustrations. The pictures give movement and life to the story and make it easy for kids to relate to the events. It is a perfect book for bedtime reading and can also be used in classrooms and libraries for story telling and read-aloud sessions. The book is a combination of Christmas and travel that makes it enjoyable on more levels than one. The essence of the Christmas season is captured well. The joy, cheer and spirit of the season run through the story. The merriment of the season and the beach setting work well for the story, making it a peppy read. Children will definitely enjoy reading about Jamie’s fun-filled Christmas breaks and lovely memories.