Annika's Secret Wish
In turn-of-the-century Sweden, finding the almond hidden in the rice pudding was the Christmas Eve highlight for many children, since it meant a chance to wish for something. This wonderful story will inspire readers of all ages to freely give and share even long hoped-for gifts. Beautifully detailed illustrations by Pamela Querin capture the essence of Christmas in Sweden. Ages 6 - 99. Hardcover.