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A Christmas Wish for Corduroy - B. G. Hennessy - <span class="date-display-single">10/18/2014 - 11:00am</span>

A Christmas Wish for Corduroy

10/18/2014 - 11:00am

Central Library - Children's Program Room

It’s almost Christmas and Corduroy wishes he could be a child’s holiday gift—but he’s a plain bear, and nobody seems to notice him. He sets out across the store to ask Santa Claus for help, but he can’t visit without wearing a special outfit! After stopping to try on hats, boots, and even baby clothes, Corduroy finally arrives at the North Pole. Can Santa help Corduroy find a new home in time for Christmas?

 

With warm humor and classic art, A Christmas Wish for Corduroy takes readers back to the beginning and shows how Corduroy became the beloved bear we know today. This is a heartwarming story about the power of hope, perseverance, and friendship--an important addition to any Corduroy collection.

B. G. Hennessy

About Presenter B. G. Hennessy

 

B. G. Hennessy grew up in Wantagh on Long Island, N.Y., graduated from Northfield Mount Hermon School in Massachusetts and attended St. Lawrence University in upstate New York. At the University of Wisconsin-Madison, she majored in fine art and learned how to design, print and bind handmade books. She also took courses in Children’s Literature. The combination of form and content in the picture book format fascinated her, and after graduation, she headed for NYC where she worked for 17 years in children’s book publishing as a designer and art director. Her books have been published in many countries and in many different languages.

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