Why does Hamilton Troll live next to a tree stump? Chatterton Squirrel asks this question one spring day, so Hamilton shares the story about how this whole thing began.
While trying to stay warm one cold December morning a loud rumbling noise brought Hamilton out of his hole to discover his tree was gone! In order to solve the mystery of the missing tree, Hamilton and Merle Mouse go to Rachel Raccoon for help. Rachel then tells everyone about Christmas and explains why Hamilton's tree was taken. Curious about this, Hamilton decides to go see what this day is all about and in doing so, discovers the magic of Christmas.
About the Author
Kathleen J. Shields runs her own website and graphics design company and has published various books; from fully-illustrated rhyming stories for ages 4 and up, children's chapter books for ages 8 and up, a Christian tale, a young adult trilogy and a few romantic adult stories as well. Kathleen never tires of finding ways to be creative. She enjoys learning new things, teaching herself new programs and writing about anything she can dream of. Being self-taught, she does it all on her own; following the model, if you want it done right...