Merry Christmas, Merry Crow

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Merry Christmas, Merry Crow

By Kathi Appelt; Jon Goodell (Illustrator)

Harcourt Children's Books, Hardcover, 9780152026516, 32pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2005

Description

A broken chain, a piece of string, a bottle cap . . . To most people, these things are useless trash. But to a clever crow, they're just what he needs to create a special surprise--a beautiful Christmas tree that everyone can treasure.
Told in jaunty rhyme by Kathi Appelt and lavishly illustrated by Jon Goodell, this heartwarming story of people brought together by a very unexpected artist has all the makings of a Christmas classic.



About the Author
Kathi Appelt is the author of the Newbery Honoree, National Book Award finalist, PEN USA Literary Award winning, and bestselling "The Underneath" as well as the National Book Awardfinalist "The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp", "Keeper", and many picture books including "Counting Crows". She has two grown children and lives in Texas with her husband. Visit her at KathiAppelt.com.

JON GOODELL has illustrated numerous beautiful books for young readers, including Dick King-Smith's A Mouse Called Wolf, which Booklist praised as "A sunny story, made even more cheerful by [his] exquisite black-and-white animal pictures," and Kathi Appelt's Merry Christmas, Merry Crow. He lives in Norman, Oklahoma.