Book Title: Bruce the Spruce: A New York City Fairytale About the True Meaning of Christmas Trees by A. A. Cristi
Category: Children’s Fiction (ages 3 to 7), 56 pages
Genre: Children’s Picture Book
Release date: November 2021
Content Rating: G. Suitable for everyone.
Bruce the Spruce has Christmas all wrong.
Thanks to his fancy decorations and adoring admirers, this artificial spruce tree doesn’t just wear a star at Christmas, he IS the star. But when his longtime family gets a new tree, it sends Bruce on a holiday adventure through New York City.
From a party in Brooklyn, to a run-in with rats, to a revelatory visit to Rockefeller Center, Bruce the Spruce takes an unforgettable journey to discover the true meaning of Christmas trees!
Review: Such a lovely and beautifully written book by Cristi with such a great lesson. Bruce learns that there is more to just being a tree being seen by people like his family. He goes on a journey through New York when his current family trades him in for another tree. He will learn the meaning of being spruce and it will forever change the way he thinks of himself with the help of one of the most famous trees in all of New York! I really loved the illustrations and the story. It’s also a great story for kids to learn the meaning of family. A great book to pick up for the young readers in your life! 5/5 Stars!
Meet the Author:
A.A. Cristi was born and raised in the world capital of Christmas trees and musicals – New York City. By no small miracle, she has managed to make a living writing about both topics. When she is not dreaming up fantastic adventures for inanimate objects, she is covering the Broadway industry as a journalist and editor at BroadwayWorld.com. Though writing is her calling, her true passion is playing mother to a neurotic wiener dog named Jack and Aunt Rah Rah to two truly remarkable kids.Connect with the Author: Author’s Website ~ Twitter ~ Facebook ~ Instagram
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