With Daddy away fighting in the Second World War, Hattie, Junior and Momma have had to move to the city so Momma can take a factory job. Money is tight, and this year a Christmas tree is a luxury the family cannot afford. But Junior finds an abandoned plant in the hallway, and in his eyes, it holds the promise of Christmas magic. If he can only convince Hattie, maybe they can have a tree after all!Marilyn Helmer's tender story and Dianne Eastman's richly detailed photocollage art bring this Christmas past to vivid life.Includes instructions on how to make your own snowman decoration!
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Format: Paperback / softback
(228mm x 253mm x 3mm)
Kids Can Press
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Author Biography - Marilyn Helmer
Marilyn Helmer is the author of many books for children, including One Splendid Tree and Funtime Riddles. She lives in Burlington, Ontario.Dianne Eastman worked in advertising before she turned to full-time design and illustration of children's books. She lives in northern Ontario.