Christmas Day in the Morning: A Christmas Holiday Book for Kids (Hardcover)
From Pulitzer and Nobel Prize-winning author Pearl S. Buck and acclaimed artist Mark Buehner comes a heartwarming story that illustrates the true meaning of Christmas.
Rob wants to get his father something special for Christmas this year—something that shows how much he really loves him. But it's Christmas Eve, and he doesn't have much money to spend. What could he possibly get? Suddenly, Rob thinks of the best gift of all...
The acclaimed author of nearly a hundred books for children and adults, Pearl S. Buck captures the spirit of Christmas in this elegant, heartening story about a boy's gift of love. Originally published in 1955, this timeless story with glorious full-color art by Mark Buehner will be a welcome addition to your holiday collection.
Marl Buehner has six little pilgrims of his own in Salt Lake City, Utah, where he lives with his wife, Caralyn, and their children: Heidi, Grant, Sarah, Samuel, Laura, and Jake. Mark has illustrated many wonderful children's books, including I Am the Cat by Alice Schertle and Harvy Potter's Balloon Farm by Jerdine Nolen.
Abeautiful message, powerfully delivered. — Booklist
Buck’s sentimental but touching story memorably illustrates the value of a gift created with love, a gift like Buchner’s. — Kirkus Reviews
Moving and tender, this is a fine choice for reading aloud or family sharing. — School Library Journal
This gem of a Christmas tale…gleams in its picture book debut. — New York Times Book Review
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)