A Christmas Tree for Pyn

by Olivier Dunrea

A Christmas Tree for Pyn

Hardcover, 32 pages, Philomel, List Price: $16.99 | purchase

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A Christmas Tree for Pyn isn't about Santa or presents or the three wise men. It's about the real emotional core of the holiday — that Christmassy feeling we're all looking for.

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I was snooping in another great independent bookstore with a big children's section, looking for a Christmas book for my daughter. After flipping through dozens of glossy picture books filled with beribboned gifts, bearded Santas and bucolic mangers, my eyes started to glaze over. I didn't know exactly what I was looking for, but I knew that none of these were it. When I opened A Christmas Tree for Pyn, I sat down on the floor and read the whole thing, and by the time I got to the

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