William H. Hooks's evocative retelling of this unusual Christmas legend transports readers back two thousand years to Bethlehem to follow nine-year-old Dorothy on her journey to see the Baby Jesus and to witness the miracle of a tiny white flower delicately transforming into the beautiful Christmas rose. Richard A. Williams's lush oil paintings evoke the beauty and joy of the first Christmas.
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William H. Hooks is the author of fifty-two books for children, including The Legend of the Christmas Rose, illustrated by Richard A. Williams, The Ballad of Belle Dorcas, illustrated by Brian Pinkney, and Freedom's Fruit, illustrated by James Ransome. He lives in Chapel Hill, NC.
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, 1999. Library Binding. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110060271035