Merry Christmas, Merry Crow

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2005 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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A broken chain, a piece of string, a bottle cap . . . To most people, these things are useless trash. But to a clever crow, they're just what he needs to create a special surprise--a beautiful Christmas tree that everyone can treasure.
Told in jaunty rhyme by Kathi Appelt and lavishly illustrated by Jon Goodell, this heartwarming story of people brought together by a very unexpected artist has all the makings of a Christmas classic.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

The acquisitive habit of an enterprising crow leads to a fully decorated community tree for both townspeople and birds in this holiday story told through short, rhyming couplets. The story follows a ... Read full review

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User Review  - shazam79 - LibraryThing

I really like this book, and i wanted to make it somehow more interactive for my wiggly bunch. I thought about giving them the objects, and bringing a mini tree for them to decorate as the story goes ... Read full review

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KATHI APPELT is the author of many acclaimed picture books, includingPiggies in a Polka and the Bubba and Beau series. She lives in College Station, Texas.

JON GOODELL has illustrated numerous beautiful books for young readers, includingThe Alley Cat's Meow. He lives in Norman, Oklahoma.

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