Tom Hegg A Cup of Christmas Tea

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A Cup of Christmas Tea

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The story of a young man's reluctant visit to an elderly aunt at Christmastime, and the unexpected joy it brings. More than 1.5 million copies sold of A Cup of Christmas Tea. Delicate watercolor illustrations throughout.

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Tom Hegg is a husband, father, grandfather, teacher, actor and writer. He has touched countless lives with his New York Times bestselling title, A Cup of Christmas Tea, and his series of books about PEEF The Christmas Bear. Tom is a drama teacher at Breck School in Minneapolis where he holds the rank of Master Teacher. He trained at Carnegie Mellon and performed for many magical seasons at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis. Tom and his wife Peggy live in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.

Author and illustrator, public speaker and musician, Warren Hanson has his name on several currently available books, including two he wrote and illustrated: The Next Place (1997; over 250,000 sold); Older Love (1999; nearly 20,000 sold); and six that he illustrated: A Cup of Christmas Tea (1982; 1.5 million sold); A Memory of Christmas Tea (1999; over 110,000 sold); Mark of the Maker (1991; over 50,000 sold); PEEF The Christmas Bear (1995; 240,000 sold); A Silent Night for PEEF (1998; 65,000 sold); Reading With Dad (2000; 12,000 sold).

On his business card, right under Warren Hanson s name, it says illustrator, author, amateur. As an amateur, he goes back to the word s Latin root, which means someone who does something purely for the love of doing it. Warren Hanson love what he does. And it shows.

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In rhyming verse, Hegg tells a familiar, uplifting story of the onerous family obligations that often descend around the holidays. The narrator is almost perfectly happy as Christmas approaches, enjoying the "30 days reprieve ’til VISA could catch up with me." Unfortunately, he has received an invitation to tea from his great aunt, and he has no desire to go. He remembers the old woman "as vigorous,/ as funny and as bright," but she recently suffered a stroke, and he thinks it will be depressing to see her. Before long, though, he succumbs to "an acid rain of guilt" and forces himself to go, and the experience is ultimately rewarding. Hegg doesn’t employ continuous rhyme or meter, so the writing never becomes overbearing or stilted but rather has a conversational lilt. In its first edition, published in 1982, the book sold more than 1.5 million copies, and this reissue takes the shape of a special gift format that is nearly stocking-size and, with its rich red jacket, almost looks gift-wrapped. The packaging also highlights the Christmas colors in Hanson’s fine, minimalist watercolors, which are bright on the golden pages. The beautiful presentation combined with Hegg’s simple yet resonant story may help this book draw an even larger readership this time around.
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