Milly And The Macy's Parade

By Shana Corey; Brett Helquist (Illustrator)
(Scholastic Press, Hardcover, 9780439297547, 40pp.)

Publication Date: October 2002

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback

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In the spirit of "Miracle on 34th Street" comes a heartwarming holiday story based on the true origins of the Macy's Parade,endorsed by Macy's. A stunning picture book debut from artist Brett Helquist

The Macy's Parade is a treasured American pastime. But few people know that the first parade in 1924 was organized by immigrant employees at Macy's eager to incorporate their old-world traditions into their new American heritage. W/ facility & flair, Shana Corey tells the fictional story of a Polish immigrant girl who helps envision this grand event. Brett Helquist's expressive, exquisitely detailed paintings are like holiday window displays come to life. Author & artist evoke the glamour & nostalgia of another era as well as the pride of what it means to be American.

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