Christmas Eve At The Mellops' (Hardcover)

Author: Ungerer, Tomi

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First published in 1960, this is the cheerful tale of the resourcefulness of a pig family. On the day before Christmas, each of the four Mellop brothers get the same idea--to surprise the family with a special Christmas tree. Illustrations.


Publisher Phaidon Inc Ltd
Mfg Part# 9780714862507
SKU 221179541
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0714862509
Release Date 9/19/2011
Author Info
Tomi Ungerer
Tomi Ungerer studied briefly at the Ecole des Arts Decoratifs in Strasbourg. In 1956, he immigrated to the United States, where he began his career as an illustrator and author of picture books. His first book, THE MELLOPS GO FLYING, appeared in 1957. Ungerer has also illustrated the work of Jeff Brown, William Cole, and Mary Stolz. In addition to his work as an author/illustrator, he is well known for his political cartoons and poster art. In 1998 Ungerer was awarded the Hans Christian Andersen Award for his lifetime achievement as an illustrator of children's books.
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Annotation It's Christmastime and each of the four Mellops brothers secretly plans to get the perfect gift for the rest of the family. Unfortunately, they all have the same idea, and come Christmas Day, the Mellops house is stuffed with FOUR Christmas trees. Illustrated with color drawings.
Editors Note 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.
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Book Format Hardcover
Minimum Age 04
Number of Pages 0028
Publisher Phaidon Press

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