Merry Christmas, Old Armadillo

Overview

It's Christmas Eve, and high up on a mesa Old Armadillo calls "Merry Christmas!" No one is there, and when he checks his letter basket he finds no Christmas cards. Believing his friends have forgotten him, he goes home to nap. While he sleeps, however, his friends decorate his house, giving Old Armadillo's a beautiful Christmas surprise. Full color.

Thinking his friends have forgotten him at Christmas, Old Armadillo goes to sleep, but he awakens to find that his ...

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Overview

It's Christmas Eve, and high up on a mesa Old Armadillo calls "Merry Christmas!" No one is there, and when he checks his letter basket he finds no Christmas cards. Believing his friends have forgotten him, he goes home to nap. While he sleeps, however, his friends decorate his house, giving Old Armadillo's a beautiful Christmas surprise. Full color.

Thinking his friends have forgotten him at Christmas, Old Armadillo goes to sleep, but he awakens to find that his friends have decorated his house and a tree for the holiday.

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Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Marilyn Courtot
Has everyone forgotten Christmas? Old Armadillo heads into his "casita" and falls asleep in his big overstuffed chair. While he sleeps, his friends arrive and decorate his house. When Old Armadillo wakes up, what a pleasant surprise. This is a funny and heartwarming Christmas story.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780613034920
  • Publisher: Demco Media
  • Publication date: 10/28/1997
  • Pages: 32
  • Product dimensions: 9.86 (w) x 9.16 (h) x 0.35 (d)

Meet the Author

Larry Dane Brimner is an award-winning author of more than 150 titles for young readers-fiction and nonfiction. His previous titles for Calkins Creek are We Are One: The Story of Bayard Rustin, winner of the Jane Addams Book Award and the Norman A. Sugarman Children's Biography Award, and Birmingham Sunday, a NCTE Orbis Pictus honor book and a Jane Addams Children's honor book. He lives in Tucson, Arizona.

Dominic Catalano has illustrated many books for children, including Mr. Basset Plays, which he also wrote. He lives in Perrysburg, Ohio.

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