A Porcupine in a Pine Tree

Category: Book
By (author): Becker, Helaine
Illustrated By: Zimmermann, Werner
Subject:  JUVENILE FICTION / Holidays & Celebrations / Christmas & Advent
Audience: children/juvenile
Awards: Today's Parent 100 best Canadian kids' books of all time (2015) Commended
Publisher: Scholastic Canada Ltd
Published: September 2015
Format: Book-flexboard
Pages: 15
Size: 6.75in x 6.75in
Our Price:
$ 9.99
Available to order

Additional Notes

From The Publisher*

A truly Canadian Christmas carol is now available in a sturdy board book format!

This Canadian Christmas carol became an instant holiday classic. Now the whole family can join in the fun with this new, specially adapted board book version - the perfect first Christmas book for every preschooler on your list!

Enjoy all of Werner Zimmermann's zany illustrations, count the characters from 1 to 12, and sing along. It's Christmas as only Canadians can celebrate it - with squirrels curling, Mounties munching donuts, hockey players-a-leaping.... and A Porcupine in a Pine Tree!

Review Quote*

Praise for A Porcupine in a Pine Tree:

"It's virtually impossible to resist singing along." -Quill and Quire

"A super-serving of Canadiana in perfect time for the holidays . . . quite irresistible." -CM

Biographical Note

HELAINE BECKER is the author of numerous of books of fiction and non-fiction for children, among them the best-selling A Porcupine in a Pine Tree and its sequel, Dashing Through the Snow: A Canadian Jingle Bells, The Haunted House that Jack Built and Little Jack Horner, Live from the Corner. Her books have won the Silver Birch Award and the CBA Libris Award and have been shortlisted for the Red Cedar, the Hackmatack and the Rocky Mountain awards. Helaine lives in Toronto with her family. Visit her at www.helainebecker.com.

WERNER ZIMMERMANN is a well-known children's book illustrator whose loveable works include Dashing Through the Snow: A Canadian Jingle Bells, A Porcupine in a Pine Tree, the Farmer Joe series, Snow Day, Henny Penny, and Listen, Said the Donkey. He has been nominated twice for the Governor General's Literary Award for Illustration, and he and Jean Little won the Mr. Christie's Award for Pippin the Christmas Pig. Werner lives in Guelph, Ontario. Visit him at www.wernerzimmermann.ca.