|Elliot's Christmas Surprise
Written & Illustrated by Andrea Beck
When Elliot Moose wakes up Christmas Eve morning to find a gigantic red box at the end of his bed, he's convinced that it's a Special Delivery from Santa. After all, he has been extra good this year!
Elliot can hardly wait to open his gift. But when he discovers that no one else received an early present, he sets out making gifts for all of his friends. At last, Elliot can open his box. What could the Special Delivery be?
Recommended in “Our Choice” by the CCBC
“If you’ve ever read an Elliot Moose story, you’ll understand what all the fuss is about. The characters are lovable, the stories enjoyable and the illustrations rich, colorful and superb.”
School Library Journal
“Taps into the genuine feelings and responses of children. . . this cheerfully illustrated story will not disappoint fans of the series.”
“In Elliot’s Christmas Surprise he learns it is better to give than receive.”
“Sure to delight a wide audience . . . a celebration of friendship and the pleasure of giving. A sure fire hit with the story time crowd”
“An excellent read aloud story . . . the soft, warm feelings created by the author/illustrator’s use of pencil crayon greatly adds to the story. ****/4 Highly Recommended”
“beloved Elliot Moose . . . discovers it is better to give than receive.”
“Andrea Beck’s irresistibly huggable Elliot Moose shows how big his heart is. A warm story of sharing.”
The Calgary Herald
“Beck’s stories always pack a giggle, and “the keep the Christmas spirit” ideal is presented without kids over the head with it.”