The Queen and the First Christmas Tree: Queen Charlotte's Gift to England

Nancy Churnin (Author) Luisa Uribe (Illustrator)
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Product Details

Price
$16.99  $15.63
Publisher
Albert Whitman & Company
Publish Date
October 01, 2018
Pages
32
Dimensions
8.1 X 0.6 X 10.1 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780807566367

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About the Author

Nancy Churnin is the author of Charlie Takes His Shot, The William Hoy Story, and Manhi Moves a Mountain. She is also the theater critic for the Dallas Morning News. Luisa Uribe is an illustrator and designer of children's media, who lives in BogotΓ‘, Colombia.

Reviews

"A nice introduction to the origins of a cherished tradition for many." Kirkus Reviews
"This piece of history reads like a story, and the charming pictures add to the fairy-tale feel ...a worthy addition to Christmas shelves." Booklist
"This lighthearted narrative is paired with textured, colorful, and palette-perfect drawings to tell of a generous queen and the beginning of one of the most cherished Christmas traditions." Foreword Reviews
"Can teach young students about the origin of the Christmas tree as well as biographical information about this nature-loving monarch." School Library Journal
"The approachable text emphasizes Charlottes generosity, concern for childrens welfare, and lifelong love of nature. Soft-lined illustrations in a muted palette portray a humble and relatable queen who is happiest amidst children or in her gardens." Horn Book Magazine