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 givingnot just cookies, but gifts of the heart that last forever.
|Product dimensions:||11.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)|
|Age Range:||4 - 7 Years|
About the Author
Dandi Daley Mackall loves God, children, words, and animals. Her nearly 500 books for children and grown-ups have sold more than four million copies worldwide. She won the ECPA Christian Book Award for Best Children’s Book 2015 and multiple Mom’s Choice Awards, as well as ALA Best Book, NY Public Library Top Pick, Children’s Book Council Award of Excellence, and the Helen Keating Ott Award for Contributions to Children’s Literature. Her novel My Boyfriends’ Dogs is now a Hallmark Movie. Dandi writes from rural Ohio, where she lives with her family, including horses, dogs, cats, and an occasional squirrel, deer, or raccoon.
Deborah Chabrian was born in Illinois into a large creative family where holidays were always made special. Her artistic talents have taken her from"The Best Bunny" in kindergarten, to graduating with honors from Parson’s School of Design in NYC, to painting 500 book covers and hundreds of still life paintings and winning many awards. She now lives in a 200-year-old farmhouse in rural Connecticut with her artist husband, Ed Martinez; children, Oliver and Gabriella; and miscellaneous cats, hamsters, and fish.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Another beautiful story of the generous spirit of those in need themselves. Jack smells delicious cookies baking in the oven but is disappointed when they aren't for him. Times are tough and even though they have little money of their own his mother is baking them for needy families at the church. While baking, his mother tells him the story of the Christmas cookie and inspires Jack to also be generous. This also includes amazing, full page illustrations of the past and the current time of the story. A yummy cookie recipe is included!