The Legend of the Candy Cane

The Legend of the Candy Cane

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In this wonderfully animated adaptation of The Legend of the Candy Cane, you’ll discover a fascinating story of hope and the hidden meaning of a favorite Christmas candy—the candy cane. Based on the best-selling book, The Legend of the Candy Cane, this recreated and expanded version will introduce you to a wonderful cast of characters that you’re sure to love. Featuring the voices of Florence Henderson, Tom Bosley, Bruce Marchiano, Ossie Davis, Paige O’Hara, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, and Jay Underwood as part of the wonderful cast who lend their talent to help bring this classic story to life. The Legend of the Candy Cane is certain to become a treasured family favorite, not just at Christmastime, but anytime.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780310702764
Publisher: Zondervan
Publication date: 10/01/2001
Edition description: DVD, 60 minutes
Product dimensions: 5.38(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Lori Walburg is a freelance editor, a writer for the NIrV Kid's Devotional Bible, and the author of The Legend of the Easter Egg. She lives with her family in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

James Bernardin graduated from the Art Center College of Designing Pasadena, California, and was awarded a Certificate of Merit from the Society of Illustrators. In addition to the best-selling The Legend of the Candy Cane, other books he has illustrated include The Legend of the Easter Egg. He lives with his family in Washington state.

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The Legend of the Candy Cane

By Lori Walburg

Zondervan Publishing Company

Copyright © 1997 Lori Walburg
All right reserved.

ISBN: 0310212472

Chapter One

One rainy night, a man rode his horse up to the door of an empty store. He stopped his horse and smiled. "This will do just fine," he said.

The man worked hard to fix up the old store, "Pam! Pam! Pam!" went his hammer. "Snish! Snish! Snish!" went his saw.

The people in town did not know who the man was. Nobody knew what he was building. The grown-ups just watched ... and waited. The children just wondered ... and wished!

One day a little girl named Lucy knocked on the door of the mysterious store.

"Hello," she said. "My name is Lucy. Do you need some help?"

"Can you unpack boxes?" the man asked.

"Yes, I can do that," answered Lucy.

She came in and saw dozens of boxes, barrels, and crates.

Lucy opened the first box. She picked up something wrapped in paper. It was round and heavy. She almost dropped it!

When she unwrapped the paper, she saw a glass jar.

Lucy unpacked another glass jar. Then another ... and another. Fat jars, tall jars, thin jars, round jars.

"Now what shall we put inside the jars?" the man finally asked.

Lucy wished a secret wish! She did not tell what it was. She waited to see what the man would say.

Then he took the top off a big box. Inside it, Lucy saw lollipops, chewing gum balls, peppermint sticks, taffy and her favorite candy-gumdrops!

Lucy's secret wish had come true.

The man laughed when he saw Lucy's eyes light up.

"Welcome to John Sonneman's Candy Store," he said. "And now, Miss Lucy, we must fill all these jars with treats."

So they worked and worked until all the jars were full of colorful candy.

In the very last crate, Lucy saw a candy she had never seen before.


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