The Christmas Tree

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Random House Large Print, 1996 - Fiction - 174 pages
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Featuring charming illustrations reminiscent of the Madeleine series, this magical tale of a lonely orphan and the beautiful fir tree that becomes her best friend is destined to be a cherished Christmas classic. Exploring the eternal themes of growth, loss, and renewal, this small and simple book is like the best of gifts--meant to be both shared and remembered and truly befitting "the most wonderful time of the year". Full color. Printed endpapers.

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User Review  - buckwriter - LibraryThing

The Christmas Tree by Julie Salamon, illustrated by Jill Weber and re-published by Open Road Integrated Media this next Oct 4th in a new edition for the 20th anniversary is a book that you can't and ... Read full review

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Every year, the chief gardener at Rockefeller Center responsible for selecting the tree that will grace the Center for Christmas flies over New Jersey seeking the perfect tree. He doesn’t really enjoy ... Read full review


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About the Author
Julie Salamon grew up in Seaman, Ohio, and now lives in New York City with her husband, Bill Abrams, and their children, Roxie and Eli. She worked for The Wall Street Journal for sixteen years as a reporter and film critic. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, Harper's Bazaar, Vogue, Vanity Fair, and The New Republic. She is the author of a novel, White Lies, The Devil's Candy: "The Bonfire of the Vanities" Goes to Hollywood, and of The Net of Dreams: A Family's Search for a Rightful Place.

About the Illustrator
Jill Weber lives on Frajil Farms in Mount Vernon, New Hampshire, with her husband, Frank, and their son, Remy. After working at T. Y. Crowell and Simon & Schuster,

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