If You Love a Christmas Tale

If You Love a Christmas Tale

By Susanna Lockheart (Illustrator)

Barron's Educational Series, Hardcover, 9780764162671, 24pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2009

Artist Susanna Lockheart 's large, beautiful color illustrations celebrate the Christmas season by magically changing in their details each time young readers lift and turn a page. The holiday magic behind each Christmas picture is the result of an inventive paper engineering technique that is part of this unusual book 's construction. These festive "moving " illustrations dramatize and highlight two favorite Christmas tales, "The Nutcracker "and " The Night Before Christmas. "Here is a beautiful book that makes a wonderful holiday gift--a volume that boys and girls will return to and cherish for many Christmases to come.

About the Author
Susanna Lockheart was trained as a graphic artist and worked in various capacities as a designer before becoming a childrenA's book illustrator. Her interest in childrenA's book illustration was inspired by her daughterA's love of storybooks. Susanna Lockheart lives and works in London.