SPECIAL Story Time: Lynn Plourde, If I Could Give You Christmas
River Bend is pleased to welcome Maine author, Lynn Plourde to the shop to read her brand new picture book If I Could Give You Christmas. Call the shop to reserve your signed copy!
About the Book
Skating on a frozen pond, decorating the fanciest gingerbread house ever, re-reading a favorite story . . . these activities and more are brought to life through a variety of animal pairs. The tastes, smells, sights, and sounds of the holiday are evoked in universal scenes showing special moments being shared by parent and child. Adults will appreciate the theme of passing on traditions and the message that it doesn't take a lot of stuff to celebrate Christmas. Kids will enjoy the playful, loving scenes. Sharing this book could become a brand new family tradition!
About the Author
Lynn Plourde is the author of 35 picture books, including Pigs in the Mud in the Middle of the Rud, Wild Child, Bella's Fall Coat, and Maxi's Secret, which has been on six state award lists. A former speech-language therapist, she worked in public schools for twenty-one years. She considers herself a “teaching author,” because she makes so many visits to schools to teach kids how to become better writers. Lynn was born and raised in Maine, where she still lives, and she loves spending time outdoors snowshoeing, walking, kayaking, and gardening.