Item description for Old Dog and the Christmas Wish by Christine Davis...
It is Christmas Eve, and an old dog lies chained to a tree, alone and forgotten. Beyond the fence something is about to happen that will awaken the strong spirit that still runs deep within his tired old bones. Whispers of a Christmas wish will reach the heavens, and suddenly anything is possible on this very special night. Filled with beautiful illustrations, this simple story celebrates the true joys of the Christmas season. Animal lovers will want to make this magical book part of their holiday tradition, reading it aloud on Christmas Eve to two- legged AND four-legged members of the family. Old Dog and the Christmas Wish is for anyone who believes in Christmas miracles...and for anyone who is not quite certain.
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Studio: Lighthearted Press Inc.
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.5" Width: 7.1" Height: 0.41" Weight: 0.58 lbs.
Release Date Dec 1, 2006
Publisher Lighthearted Press Inc.
ISBN 0965922537 ISBN13 9780965922531
Availability 1 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 25, 2016 07:12.
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More About Christine Davis
For author Christine Davis, writing a book about a shelter dog was inevitable. One of the happiest days of her life was the day she found her dog, Jake, at the local animal shelter. WHERE WILL HE SLEEP the paperwork asked. ANYWHERE HE WANTS TO she quickly wrote down. So Jake took his place on her bed and in her heart. Jake proved what anyone who shares their life with a dog already knows...dogs are wondrous beings, made from love, fur...and a little bt of angel! Other magical books by Christine Davis are For Every Dog An Angel, For Every Cat An Angel, and Old Dog and the Christmas Wish.
Reviews - What do customers think about Old Dog and the Christmas Wish?
A Good Dog Feb 4, 2008
This is a box of Kleenex book about a gentle old beagle at the end of his life. A Christmas Angel appears to the dog and grants him one last wish. His altruistic wish is to join the animals in the Christmas Manger to greet the Blessed Savior and the Angel gives him a chance to do that. A beautiful and very moving story and a good companion book to I'll Always Love You; Saying Goodbye to Lulu and Candle: A Story of Love and Faith.
As the owner of a beagle and one who loves beagles, I found this an especially moving story.
A delightful seasonal picturebook celebrating faith and love. Nov 6, 2006
Written and illustrated by animal lover Christine Davis, Old Dog and the Christmas Wish is a gentle picturebook for young readers about an old dog near the end of his life, and a Christmas angel who grants his selfless wish. When the old dog sees a Christmas manger carving, he notices that several wooden animals are there to greet the birth of a very special baby, but no dog. He wants to join the animals more than anything else, and as his time on Earth comes to a close during Christmas Eve, the angel gives him the opportunity to do just that. A delightful seasonal picturebook celebrating faith and love.