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The Christmas Genie
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About The Book
It’s the last day of school before Christmas vacation and Alex, Chase, and the rest of Mrs. Walter’s fifth-grade class couldn’t wish more for the final bell to ring. But the day takes a crazy turn when a mysterious meteorite crashes through the classroom window—and a genie pops out! Bob, as he’s called, is willing to grant only one wish for the class to share, and if they can’t agree on something before the bell rings in an hour, they’ll get nothing at all. What follows is a debate that is at turns thought-provoking and hilarious—and at all times irresistible.
About The Illustrator
Dan Santat is the Caldecott Medal–winning and New York Times bestselling author and illustrator of The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend, as well as the illustrator of many other picture books, including Crankenstein by Samantha Berger. Dan lives in Southern California with his wife, two kids, and various pets.
- Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (April 13, 2015)
- Length: 176 pages
- ISBN13: 9781416990024
- Ages: 8 - 12
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Awards and Honors
- South Carolina Picture Book Award Nominee
- Bank Street Best Books of the Year
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- Book Cover Image (jpg): The Christmas Genie Trade Paperback 9781416990024
- Author Photo (jpg): Dan Gutman Photo Credit:(0.1 MB)
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