It's Christmas Eve and old Armadillo finds no cards in his mailbox or gifts at his door. He falls asleep feeling gloomy, but when he wakes he discovers his friends have surprised him by decorating his home. Ages 3 to 6. Illustrated by Dominic Catalano. Jacketed hardcover.
It's Christmas Eve, and up high on a mesa Old Armadillo calls "Merry Christmas!" But no one is there. He checks his letter basket but finds no Christmas cards. Believing his friends have forgotten him, he shuffles into his casita and falls asleep. But his friends haven't forsaken him. Roadrunner, Coyote, Bear, and other friends arrive to secretly decorate Old Armadillo's house. When Old Armadillo opens his door, he discovers a beautiful Christmas surprise. Larry Dane Brimner's quiet and comforting story, warmly illustrated by Dominic Catalano, is the perfect choice for little ones at Christmastime.
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