Lezlie Evans’s latest picture book, FINDING CHRISTMAS, was released this month by Albert Whitman and Company. It’s already garnering wonderful reviews!
Squirrel, Mouse, and Hare are getting ready for Christmas. While Mouse is out looking for the perfect gift for Hare, she finds Swallow sick in the snow. The three friends bring Swallow home and try to nurse the bird back to health. Squirrel and Mouse realize their Christmas gifts will help Swallow get well. As they give up their presents to help Swallow, they find the Christmas spirit.
“A refreshing, pleasant take on the theme of helping someone in need and enjoying the bonds of friendship.” —Kirkus Reviews
Publishers Weekly calls FINDING CHRISTMAS “a tender holiday reminder that generosity means the most when it’s directed at those who are truly in need.”
School Library Journal says, “A sweet holiday tale about caring and sharing.”
Lezlie Evans is an award-winning author of numerous children’s books. Some of her publishing credits include Can You Greet the Whole Wide World?, The Bunnies’ Trip, and The Bunnies’ Picnic. A reluctant reader in grade school, she developed a love of books in middle school. She lives in Virginia. Visit her website!