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Delamare, David

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ISBN 10: 067174822X / ISBN 13: 9780671748227
Published by Green Tiger Press, 1991
Condition: Fine Hardcover
From Rob & June Edwards (Salem, OR, U.S.A.)

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First edition. Fine condition. Inscribed by the author/artist. Without dustjacket, as issued. Bookseller Inventory # 31048

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Publisher: Green Tiger Press

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dustjacket

Signed: Incribed by Author

Edition: First Ed.

Book Type: Book

About this title


Even though it seems that Santa won't be able to come because of bad weather, two friends resolve to make Christmas as grand as ever.

From Publishers Weekly:

Richardson the lion, an ex-sailor, is paid a visit by his old captain, Quilty the pelican, 24 days before Christmas. The bird tells his former mate that a tremendous blizzard is coming, and Richardson uses his seafaring skills to determine that the storm will arrive on Christmas Eve. Fearful that Santa won't be able to get through the snow, Richardson enlists the help of a mouse friend named Tag and makes all the toys needed for Christmas. His heroism does not go unnoticed: the lion awakens Christmas morning at the North Pole and finds that Santa has a job to offer him. Less would probably have been more in this holiday book, as the tale includes too many insignificant characters and plot digressions, and the stylized illustrations are overcrowded with detail. Delamare's ( The Hawk's Tale ) anthropomorphized animals are a strange mix of human and beastly qualities; they all have five fingers and walk about on two legs, but their heads are animal-like (though the eyes are startlingly human). Still, the book has an old-fashioned feel, and it may appeal to lovers of sentimental Christmas stories. Ages 3-7.
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