With over 500,000 copies sold, The Legend of the Candy Cane is an endearing and timeless Christmas story that doesn’t lose sight of the true meaning of the holidays. This edition of the holiday classic by Lori Walberg features vibrant illustrations by New York Times bestselling illustration Richard Cowdrey.
One dark November night, a stranger rides into a small prairie town. Who is he? Why has he come? The townspeople wish he were a doctor, a dressmaker, or a trader. Then a young girl named Lucy befriends the newcomer. When he reveals his identity and shares with her the legend of the candy cane, she discovers fulfillment of her wishes and the answer to her town’s dream. Now will she share what she has learned?
The Legend of the Candy Cane is a beautiful picture book for ages 4-8, and focuses on the:
- Importance of Jesus as it explains the Christian symbolism behind candy canes
- Miracle of Christmas and why the occasion is celebrated
With vibrant illustrations and a timeless story, The Legend of the Candy Cane is the perfect read for the Advent and Christmas season.