Christmas Day in the Morning

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8.72 X 11.23 X 0.43 inches | 0.9 pounds

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About the Author
Pearl S. Buck (1892-1973), the daughter of missionaries, was born in West Virginia but spent most of her time until 1934 in China. She began writing while in China and published her first novel shortly after returning to the United States. Her novel The Good Earth was the bestselling fiction book in the United States in 1931 and 1932, and it won the Pulitzer Prize in 1932. In 1938 she became the first American woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, "for her rich and truly epic descriptions of peasant life in China and for her biographical masterpieces.
Mark Buehner is a research scientist working for Environment and Climate Change Canada, and is considered an international expert in data assimilation. He is the scientific lead in Canada for the development of data assimilation systems for both operational sea ice prediction and global deterministic weather prediction. Mark is also a member of the Data Assimilation and Observing Systems Working Group of the World Meteorological Organization.
Moving and tender, this is a fine choice for reading aloud or family sharing.--School Library Journal
Abeautiful message, powerfully delivered.--Booklist
This gem of a Christmas tale...gleams in its picture book debut.--New York Times Book Review
Buck's sentimental but touching story memorably illustrates the value of a gift created with love, a gift like Buchner's.--Kirkus Reviews
Buehner's...inky starlit winter skies and rustic barn revealed by lantern light transport readers to a husted and humble setting.--Publishers Weekly (starred review)