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- DescriptionWhen the woodcarver is asked to make a set of nativity figures for Christmas he is reluctant at first. The children call him Mr Gloomy , because he is unsociable, but what no one knows is that he has a sad secret. When he agrees to make the figures it is the beginning of a miracle.
- PrizesWinner of LA Kate Greenaway Medal 1996 and Kate Greenaway Medal 1996 and Bisto Book Award - The Eilis Dillon Memorial Award 1995.
- Author(s)Susan Wojciechowski
- PublisherWalker Books Ltd
- Date of Publication28/09/1995
- GenrePicture Books
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintWalker Books Ltd
- Out-of-print date26/02/2002
- Content Notecolour illustrations, poster
- Illustrator(s)Patrick Lynch
- Edition StatementNew edition
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- njted030703 Jan, 2013by
Good book, you should read it.
This is a lovely christmas story book (and DVD actually). Proper feel good story. Good illustrations.
- lepouletbleu00704 Apr, 2012by
Lovely Book - Recommended for all!!
Lovely heart touching story! Guaranteed to bring warmth to the coldest of hearts. So true to the sorrows that life can bring but also to the way that sorrows can be shared together and bring happiness...
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