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Book Information: Christmas Candle, the

Christmas Candle, the (1998) [Picture Book]
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Series: Richard Paul Evans Virtues Collection

Summary (From the publisher):

On a snowy Christmas Eve, a young man named Thomas on his way home for a family celebration realizes that the candle in his lantern is about to expire. He stops in a chandler's shop filled with fantastic wax creations, but instead of admiring them Thomas scorns the chandler for wasting his time on sculptures that will only melt. The mysterious old chandler sells him a special Christmas candle. Back on the bitterly cold street, the young man is accosted by an old beggar woman. When he lifts his lantern to get a better look, the candlelight reveals that she is his mother. He gives her his cloak and only then sees the truth: She is not his mother after all, but a stranger. The candle tricks him again before he reaches home, cold and penniless, but richer for his newfound realization that we are all part of one family.

Original title: The Christmas Candle
Original languages: English

Quotes:

Genre: FictionChildren & Young AdultPicture BooksHolidaysChristmas
FictionReligiousChristianitySeasonal And Holiday

Notes:

  • Illustrated by Jacob Collins.

Edition #1: Christmas Candle, the

Christmas Candle, the (1998)
Edition Details:

Language: English

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Christmas Candle, the (1998)


ISBN: 0689823193

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