The Little Drummer Boy

The Little Drummer Boy

by Bruce Whatley


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A classic picture book with a poignant message for both young and old, beautifully presented by an award-winning illustrator

Annie's grandfather carves her the Little Drummer Boy from the leg of an old oak table as a Christmas gift. Throughout the rest of her life, this most beloved decoration of Annie’s, travels the world with her and always hangs on the Christmas tree at her house, close to the top. Years pass—seasons and fashions come and go—and Annie has children and grandchildren of her own, but the pair remain together. The two live a long, fulfilling life together; however, as they age, they both start to fade. Annie doesn't mind. In this heartwarming story of love, life, and the tolls that both can take, she just puts that down to being well loved.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781864719925
Publisher: Penguin Random House Australia
Publication date: 10/01/2011
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 10.90(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range: 3 - 5 Years

About the Author

Bruce Whatley is the author and illustrator of Diary of a Wombat; Looking for Crabs, which was shortlisted for Picture Book of the Year in 1993; Pete the Sheep; and The Ugliest Dog in the World.

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