The Best Christmas Ever (Hardcover)

By Chih-Yuan Chen, Chih-Yuan Chen (Illustrator)

Heryin Books, Inc., 9780976205623, 48pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2006



Christmas at the Bear family household is slim this year, but Mother Bear and Father Bearcreate holiday spirit by adorning their home withdecorations sewn fromoutgrown clothes and atree assembled from gathered branches dusted with flour. Little Bearworries whether Santa will come and ultimately proves to be the most resourceful to ensure that gifts are under the tree. On Christmas day everyone has a presenta mended kite for Brother; a once-missing umbrella for Sister;a favorite old hat for Father; and, for Mother, a long-lost button that has been conspicuously missing from her red dress. This charming tale demonstrates that even the smallest person can give big gifts, requiring only love and ingenuity.

About the Author

Chih-Yuan Chen is an illustrator of children's stories and the author of The Featherless Chicken; Guji Guji (a New York TimesTop 10children's bestseller); and OnMy Way to BuyEggs (named a Best Children's Book by Publishers Weekly)."