NIGHT TREE by Eve Bunting

NIGHT TREE

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Age Range: 3 - 8
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KIRKUS REVIEW

A classic nuclear family shares their own Christmas Eve tradition, leaving their conventionally decorated ranch house in Dad's pickup to deck a live tree in the woods with popcorn and fruit for the forest creatures. It's all deliberately cozy--the constant smiles; the hot chocolate and songs (the boy, who narrates, chooses a carol but little Nina wants "Old MacDonald"); the boy tucked in at the end under a Christmas quilt that echoes the forest scene. A warm Christmas card of a book, in the best sense; Rand's moonlit watercolors are sure to be as popular as the conventional but warmhearted story. (Picture book. 3-8)
Pub Date: Oct. 1st, 1991
ISBN: 0-15-257425-5
Page count: 32pp
Publisher: Harcourt
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Kirkus Reviews Issue: Sept. 15th, 1991




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