Grace at Christmas (Hardcover)

By Mary Hoffman, Cornelius VanWright (Illustrator)

Dial, 9780803735774, 32pp.

Publication Date: October 13, 2011



Grace loves everything about Christmas, especially acting out all the parts in the Nativity. But when strangers come to stay with Grace and her family, she wants to say "no room at the inn." Will Grace learn to give up the spotlight and make these new friends feel welcome? Just in time for the twentieth anniversary of Amazing Grace, the newest addition to the acclaimed series will capture the hearts of established fans and new readers alike.

Mary Hoffman's books featuring this spirited character have earned considerable critical acclaim. Amazing Grace was an ALA Notable book and a Booklist Editors' Choice, and Princess Grace was a Bank Street Best Books of the Year selection.

About the Author

Mary Hoffman has written more than 70 books for children, and her powers of observation bring vitality and humour to all her stories and retellings.Her previous titles for Dorling Kindersley include "Henry's Baby" and "A First Bible Story Book." Her best-known picture books are "Amazing Grace," "Three Wise Women," and "An Angel Just Like Me." Mary lives in Oxfordshire with her husband and they have three daughters. The girls were brought up on myths and legends, of which Mary and her husband have an extensive collection.

Praise For Grace at Christmas

“Grace is a vibrant, naturally appealing girl.”

“A contemporary holiday story with no shortage of heart.”
-Publishers Weekly

“It’s a heartwarming tale and the watercolor illustrations showcase Grace’s charisma.”
-The Tampa Tribune