Small, Medium & Large (Hardcover)

By Jane Monroe Donovan, Jane Monroe Donovan (Illustrator)

Sleeping Bear Press, 9781585364473, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2010

List Price: 15.95*
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Winter 2011 Kids' Next List

“This richly and warmly illustrated story of one girl's Christmas dreams come true will keep you smiling and reaching for a cup of cocoa. The adventures of one young girl and her new best friends are a perfect way to keep grounded in the things that matter the most during the holiday season -- cookies, wild toboggan rides, a warm fire, and the comfort of being with those you love.”
— Tom Heywood, The Babbling Book, Haines, AK
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Description

It is the season of Christmas, and that means it is time to trim the tree, decorate the halls, and, most importantly of all, write to Santa with a heartfelt wish for the perfect present. While other children may be dreaming of new toys under the tree or stockings filled with treats, one little girl simply asks Santa for a friend to share her holiday. But this is a pretty tall order for the jolly old man. Can Santa make her Christmas wish come true? Readers of all ages will be cheered to see that Santa manages to find not just the perfect present, but three special gifts. Charming artwork brings to life the joy felt in making snow angels, the satisfaction of a rousing snowball fight, the pleasure of baking holiday cookies, and finally, the inner peace one feels sitting quietly in front of a warm fire - all the more special when done with a new friend. Jane Monroe Donovan has illustrated numerous titles for Sleeping Bear Press, including Black Beauty's Early Days in the Meadow; the bestselling Winter's Gift; and all of the "Likes to Say" books. Jane makes her home in Pinckney, Michigan.