Jingle music. Lights ablaze.
How long till that special date?
Llama Llama has to wait.
If there's one thing Llama Llama doesn't like, it's waiting. He and Mama Llama rush around, shopping for presents, baking cookies, decorating the tree . . . but how long is it until Christmas? Will it ever come? Finally, Llama Llama just can't wait any more It takes a cuddle from Mama Llama to remind him that Gifts are nice, but there's another: The true gift is, we have each other.
Author: Anna Dewdney
Publisher: Viking Books for Young Readers
Binding Type: Hardcover
Size: 10.30h x 10.20w x 0.40d
Audience: Ages 4-8
Reading Level: 2
Point Value: 0.5
Interest Level: Lower Grade
Quiz #/Name: 141493 / Llama Llama Holiday Drama
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2011 pg. 6
Kirkus Reviews 09/01/2010
School Library Journal 10/01/2010 pg. 70
Publishers Weekly 10/18/2010
Horn Book Magazine 11/01/2010 pg. 61
About the Author
Anna Dewdney was a teacher, mother, and enthusiastic proponent of reading aloud to children. She continually honed her skills as an artist and writer and published her first Llama Llama book in 2005. Her passion for creating extended to home and garden and she lovingly restored an 18th century farmhouse in southern Vermont. She wrote, painted, gardened, and lived there with her partner, Reed, her two daughters, two wirehaired pointing griffons, and one bulldog. Anna passed away in 2016, but her spirit will live on in her books.wo stay-at-home dogs.