Susan Wojciechowski was a children's librarian for many years before writing The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey. She says, "I've never written anything that way before. It just came through me in a flood of inspiration and was finished in less than an hour." She lives in Pennsylvania, USA. P. J. Lynch is one of the most talented and revered illustrators working today. His books include When Jessie Came Over the Sea (9780744569636), which won the 1997 Kate Greenaway Medal, the bestselling A Christmas Carol (9781844280377) and East O' the Sun and West O' the Moon (9781844284986). He lives in Dublin.
New-fangled favorites also return in newly festive formats. Susan Wojciechowski's The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey, illus. by P.J. Lynch, comes packaged in a gifty trim size, approximately seven-and-a-half by nine inches, and bound with a storytime CD read by James Earl Jones. (Candlewick, $14.99 ages 6-12 40p ISBN 9780-7636-3629-6; Oct.) Copyright 2007 Reed Business Information.
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