The Christmas Ship

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HarperCollins, Oct 1, 2003 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
5 Reviews

When Father Christmas pays a visit to Sam's toy shopon Christmas Eve, Sam's busiest time of the year gets even busier. Father Christmas is running behind schedule and needs Sam to help him deliver toys. But Sam has problems of his own. How can he make the deliveries when he has no sled of reindeer, and when his little shop is about to be closed?

With a little Christmas magic, Sam and his young friend Joey embark on a wonderful journey that lets them share in the true aspect of the season.

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Review: The Christmas Ship

User Review  - Elizabeth - Goodreads

Not a bad book, and nice illustrations, but the end is a bit cryptic and doesn't tie in well to the rest of the story, and the kids don't get it. Read full review

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User Review  - Rusty Gregory - Goodreads

This is a fun story with very interesting illustrations. Read full review

About the author (2003)

Dean Morrissey has made up stories to go with his work ever since he first began to paint. Eventually he began writing and illustrating children's books. The highly successful Ship of Dreams, a New York Times Best Illustrated Book, was published in 1990, followed by The Great Kettles, which won a Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators. His other books include The Christmas Ship, The Moon Robber, The Monster Trap, and The Crimson Comet. Dean Morrissey lives on the south shore of Massachusetts with his wife and son, surrounded by many of the amazing contraptions that are found in his paintings.

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