Birthday Surprises: Ten Great Stories to Unwrap
"This unique collection of short stories celebrates the creative power of imagination. At Hurwitz's invitation 10 well-known children's authors have written pieces based on a single premise: a young person finds an empty box among his or her birthday gifts. The enormously varied responses range in tone from amusing to heartwarmingly sad; all provide food for thought....An excellent surprise package."--School Library Journal.
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These are short stories by famous children’s authors, all with the same plot point – a child receives an empty box on their birthday. Everyone interprets this plot device differently, and it ends up ... Read full review