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*Christmas Turtles* by Sara Ann Denson





 

Christmas Turtles
by Sara Ann Denson
Ages 4-8 32 pages Purple Sky Publishing October 2006 Hardcover    

Holiday family traditions are always wonderful things to learn about and celebrate. Christmas Turtles is a sweet - pardon the pun - story about a grandmotherís expression of love for her four grandchildren, which comes in the delectable form of some very special candy she makes just to see their eyes light up.

It happens for four cousins who want to know the secret behind their Grandmaís annual tradition of making her own Christmas Turtles, which they had always imagined came from elves. The story explains the love and care their Grandma goes through each year to collect the perfect ingredients for the perfect Turtles as her beloved kin look on in wide-eyed wonder. There is even a recipe included in the back of the book for those who want to try their hand at making a batch of Christmas Turtles.

Author Sara Ann Denson serves up a hot platter full of warm holiday remembrance and the colorful illustrations by Tara McMillen add to the magic of this lovely book that kids can read and then use to create a brand new tradition of their very own.



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