Daniel Pinkwater Reads 'Wolf Christmas' Weekend Edition's ambassador to the world of children's literature, Daniel Pinkwater, reads his Christmas tale, "Wolf Christmas."
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Daniel Pinkwater Reads 'Wolf Christmas'

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Weekend Edition's ambassador to the world of children's literature, Daniel Pinkwater, reads his Christmas tale, "Wolf Christmas."

SCOTT SIMON, Host:

Usually, Daniel Pinkwater selects wonderful children's books written and illustrated by others, to read with us. But of course, Daniel's the author of many of his own wonderful books for children. We're happy now to bring you an encore presentation of his story for this season, "Wolf Christmas."

DANIEL PINKWATER: We didn't see the humans, but we could hear them. They were singing. We listened. It was nice. I thought, even if they are dangerous, they are animals, just like we are. Then we threw back our heads and sitting on the hillside above the place where the humans live, we wolves sang, too.

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "O, Christmas Tree")

SIMON: Daniel Pinkwater's "Wolf Christmas."

(SOUNDBITE OF WOLVES HOWLING)

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