*"Scheffler's engaging illustrations, Donaldson's irresistible rhyming text and repeated refrains make this a winning read-aloud." —Kirkus Reviews, starred review
*"Donaldson and Scheffler's poignant, suspenseful profile....could become a December perennial." —Publishers Weekly, starred review
"The easy cadence, with a rolling structure and uncomplicated rhymes, will make this endearing picture book a fun read-along." —Booklist
I love reading Julia Donaldson books to my daughter. They have such a nice rhythm. It is also a lot of fun to try to find the characters from her other books in these books (Can... Read morePublished 2 months ago by M. Shannon
Delightful story! This has become one of our favorite holiday stories (FYI--the book includes Santa), and its rhythmic text and fun illustrations will help keep parents interested... Read morePublished 3 months ago by donna
Julia Donaldson is one of the best children's book authors I have ever read. This one has a Christmas twist at the end so it works for a Christmas gift. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Rk
My 4 year old granddaughter laughed and laughed while her Mom read this Christmas book. Her favorite book of the season.