Finding Christmas

Finding Christmas

Book - 2012
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A very Munsch Christmas!

For the first time ever, Canada's best loved author and illustrator team creates a festive story to ring in the holiday season -- with all of the zaniness fans have come to expect, of course!

Every year Julie finds the Christmas presents her parents hid: in the basement, under the bed, in the garage. But this year it's Christmas Eve and she has found nothing. NOTHING! She's worried -- will be there no presents at all?

Her investigation takes her to a mysterious box on the rooftop, which -- lo and behold -- houses all of the gifts! But, in classic Munsch mayhem, she becomes trapped inside, creating the biggest surprise of all for her family on Christmas morning.

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : North Winds Press, c2012.
ISBN: 9781443113175
Characteristics: 28 pages :,color illustrations ;,29 cm.
Additional Contributors: Martchenko, Michael - Illustrator


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Dec 30, 2016

I have a present-hunting "child" in my household and this book is perfect to celebrate his need to know. Loved this story.

vpl_childrens Dec 17, 2015

Every year at Christmas, Julie finds the presents her parents have hidden, but this year she tears the house apart and can’t find any. Is Christmas cancelled? Or will everyone get the perfect present?

SPL_Kids Dec 17, 2012

Whether her Christmas gifts were hidden in the basement, the bathroom or the garage, Julie was always able to find them before December 25 … until this year.

She had looked everywhere without success. Had Mom and Dad had forgotten to buy presents this year?

On Christmas Eve, she decided to try one last time.

There were no Christmas gifts in the basement, bathroom, garage, or in her parents’ bedroom, but when her best friend suggested that the gifts could be inside the large box sitting atop the decorative Santa sleigh on the roof, Julie climbed up to investigate.

Sure enough, there were the presents, packed away in the bottom of the box!

Julie was elated - until she discovered that she couldn’t climb back out of the huge box. She was trapped.

After a few hours, Mom and Dad eventually found their daughter, and they decided to wrap her up as THEIR special present.

When her siblings found Julie under the Christmas tree, they gift-wrapped themselves and sat under the tree too.

And on Christmas morning, the family agreed that with such special and unique gifts, it really was their “best Christmas ever”!

Robert Munsch’s fun, silly story, enhanced by Michael Marchenko’s wacky illustrations, was inspired by his daughter Julie, who was always able to find her presents before Christmas.

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