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First sentence: One dreary evening in the depths of November a stranger rode into town. He stopped his horse in front of a lonely storefront. The windows were boarded shut and the door was locked fast. But the man looked at it, smiled, and said, "It will do."

Premise/plot: This is a picture book "origin" story for the popular Christmas treat, the candy cane. Children learn from a candy maker (candy shop owner) the spiritual significance and symbolism used in the candy cane.

My thoughts: I liked this one well enough. I do love candy canes (though it is an extremely rare treat these days). I have heard most of these before though that might just be because I read this twenty-five years ago.… (mere)
 
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blbooks | 13 andre anmeldelser | Dec 10, 2023 |
One dark night a stranger rides into a small town. Who is he? Why has he come? The townspeople wish he were a doctor, a dressmaker, or a trader. But the children have the greatest wish of all, a deep, quiet, secret wish.
 
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stpetersucc | 13 andre anmeldelser | Nov 23, 2022 |
The Legend of the Easter Egg is beautiful story about the deeper meaning behind Easter Eggs and Easter itself. I love the illustrations in this story and how they add to the meaning of the story. This is a religious book that is developed from Christian beliefs.
 
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emay3 | 4 andre anmeldelser | Apr 18, 2019 |
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. But the children have the greatest wish of all, a deep, quiet, secret wish. 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 dreams. Now will she share what she has learned?
 
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wichitafriendsschool | 13 andre anmeldelser | Jan 8, 2019 |

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