- Publisher: Scholastic Press (2008)
- ISBN-10: 0545106877
- ISBN-13: 978-0545106870
- Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars See all reviews (34 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #6,499,138 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
this is a favorite with my nieces! (and me!)
we read it over and over!
it is such a heart warming story that should be read on a daily basis!
This book's story is not only charming, but it is also a story of spiritual depth. It is now the traditional Christmas story alternatively read by my three grandchildren each... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Carolyn Ogden
I found this book last year and gave it to lots of people for Christmas because it's such a great story of a child experiencing the real spirit of Christmas, opening herself to... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Pat Rutowski
This was a sweet story about kindness towards others. I used this book to teach my students about kindness and compassion. The pictures are worthy of the purchase.Published 11 months ago by Lois Curry
I have LOVED all other of Kate's works. This was too simple. The illustrator forgot to paint the monk's hat red in one picture. Overall, it was disappointing.Published 11 months ago by Barbara Cogswell
Great Joy is a great Christmas book for children with a loving story and beautiful illustrations. I am pleased to give it to my little friend for Christmas.Published 12 months ago by Emily
After two weeks I finally finished Great Joy about a little girl preparing for a Christmas play and a lonely organ grinder playing in the city streets during the early part of the... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Charles E. Hurley
This is my favorite Christmas story. I am surprised to read any negative reviews. It seems to me that some readers have not fully understood the depth of this short work. Read morePublished on December 17, 2011 by Christina Bing
This book was good according to my son. He liked it a lot. We kept it for the past 3 months. He said the only problem with it was that it was a short book. Read morePublished on January 22, 2011 by L. Schlesinger