The Gift Box (Hardcover)
ABRAMS, 9781419701672, 32pp.
Publication Date: February 1, 2012
One day Ollie's mother tells him that he is a beautiful gift. Delighted with this new identity, Ollie invites his friend Benjamin to guess what it is. When poor Benjamin cannot guess, despite many hints, Ollie refuses to play with him. Seeing that he's hurt his friend's feelings, Ollie realizes that the best gift of all is friendship. Rohan Henry has wonderfully captured the interactions of young friends as they come to learn how to play together.