Christmas is coming, and Corduroy has a list of gifts he'd like from Santa-until he discovers the true meaning of Christmas is not about train sets and ice skates, but about good friends. Celebrate the season with Corduroy in this Christmas story that is sure to be a holiday read-aloud favorite.
Corduroy loves preparing for Christmas. He and his friends go caroling, wrap presents, and make a gingerbread house. Corduroy writes a letter to Santa, but revises it later to ask for gifts for his friends more than for himself. When Christmas arrives, there is something for everyone. A fairly pedestrian story. Many of the illustrations are recycled from a previous lift-the-flap Christmas book starring Corduroy. 2000, Grosset & Dunlap, $3.49. Ages 2 to 5. Reviewer: Dr. Judy Rowen