A Wish for Elves

By Mark Gonyea; Mark Gonyea (Illustrator)
(Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), Hardcover, 9780805088144, 40pp.)

Publication Date: September 28, 2010

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The holiday season can be stressful, even for a kid. But when one boy makes a wish for a little holiday help, he gets more than he bargained for. And what will Santa do without his elves? Mark Gonyea uses comic-strip styling to great effect in this clever picture book.

About the Author

Mark Gonyea is the author and illustrator of A Book About Color: A Clear and Simple Guide for Young Artists, A Book About Design: Complicated Doesn't Make It Good, and Another Book About Design: Complicated Doesn't Make It Bad. He was born in upstate New York and spent most of his childhood consuming cartoons, video games, and monster movies.

Praise For A Wish for Elves

A limited palette of reds, greens and yellow and simple shapes provide a sharp, contemporary look that will appeal to older children with limited reading skills.

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