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by Jane Monroe Donovan
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.
- Dewey: E
- Graphics: Full-color illustrations
- Hardcover (9781585364473): 32 pages, 10 (w) x 10 (h), © 2010, 09/01/2010
- PDF (9781585366248): 32 pages, 10 (w) x 10 (h), © 2010, 11/24/2010
- Hosted ebook (9781627534307): 32 pages, © 2014, 08/15/2013
- Creative Child Award--Seal of Excellence Award: Kids Holiday Books Category, Winner, 2010
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Author, Illustrator: Jane Monroe Donovan
Jane Monroe Donovan's parents encouraged her to follow her heart and it led to her love of sketching and painting. Her affection for animals is reflected in much of her subject matter. Jane makes her home in Pinckney, Michigan, with her husband and their two sons, along with a menagerie of pets. Jane is the author and illustrator of Winter's Gift.