Friday, September 18, 2015

The Legend of the Christmas Cookie Kid's Review

About the Book

New artwork by New York Times bestselling illustrator Richard Cowdrey, this Christmas book tells the story behind the meaning of the Christmas cookie.
The Legend of the Christmas Cookie tells the story of a young boy named Jack who learns from his generous mother the story behind the Christmas cookie. The family who began the tradition of baking the special cookies gave them to the needy and shared the story of the very first Christmas. This sweet holiday book offers inspiration for readers to become cheerful givers themselves and encourages them to share the true tale of Jesus' birth. A delicious recipe is included on the jacket flap so readers can make their own Christmas sugar cookies.
About the Author
Dandi Daley Mackall is the author of over 450 books. She still can't believe she gets to write for a living, helping children of all ages grow spiritually. Dandi and her husband, Joe, both write from rural Ohio, where they're blessed with three children and a variety of horses, dogs, and cats.
About the Illustrator
Richard Cowdrey's favorite things to draw and paint are the things that reflect the awesomeness of God and His creation. From vast landscapes to the littlest bug on a leaf, Richard marvels at the beauty in the details. Richard's bestselling children's books include Legend of the Candy Cane, Bad Dog, Marley and A Very Marley Christmas. (Goodreads)

My Thoughts

This is the perfect book to explain to your kids why you make cookies for the holidays! I had never heard of this story before and I loved it! The illustrations are fantastic, and kids will love the little puppy that is also in the book. Cookies are made to tell others about the real Christmas story of Jesus being born. You make cookies in the shapes of angels and shepherds and camels and then you share what you have made. While sharing this delicious treat you tell the story about what the shapes mean and the story behind the birth of Christ. Such a great idea and a good thing for kids to think about. Making your holiday treats can be more than just giving out sweets, meet your neighbors, and tell them the story!

"I received this book from BookLook Bloggers for free in exchange for an honest review."

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