It is the day before Christmas the four Mellops brothers all have the same idea – to surprise their family with a Christmas tree
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It is the day before Christmas and the four Mellops brothers all have the same idea – to surprise their family with a Christmas tree. By Christmas Eve the hall is full of trees – and tears – and the Mellops must find a way to share the festive cheer. Reissued in English to inspire and delight a new generation of children.
Size: 205 x 235 mm (8 1/8 x 9 1/4 in)
Pages: 32 pp
Illustrations: 32 illustrations
Tomi Ungerer, born in Strasbourg in 1931, landed in New York in 1956 with $60 in his pocket and with a suitcase full of drawings. Overnight he became a star as a caricaturist, illustrator and children's book author and published more than 80 books in ten years. As a graphic artist he created advertising campaigns for Willy Brandt and The New York Times. In 1998, Tomi Ungerer was awarded the Hans Christian Andersen Award for illustration and has become an internationally renowned artist. He now divides his time between Strasbourg and Ireland.
'Delightful bedtime reading for the under-sevens.' The Daily Telegraph
‘[a] beautiful Christmas story which will make it an ideal present or book to share and read aloud for the festive season.’ Outside In Inside Out