A Very Hockey Christmas

A Very Hockey Christmas

Book - 2013
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All Nicholas wants for Christmas is . . . everything hockey!

Nicholas can hardly contain his excitement leading up to Christmas. There's only one thing on his wish list: hockey gear! When the big day arrives, Nicholas is ecstatic to discover that he got what he asked for! Only - uh oh - nothing is quite right . . . When Nicholas realizes he's not the only one with this problem, he has a big one-size-fits-all idea to save the day.

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : Scholastic Canada, ©2013.
ISBN: 9781443128605
1443128600
Characteristics: 30 pages ;,illustrations,,27 cm.

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SPL_Childrens Dec 15, 2014

Two days before Christmas, Nicholas checked his Christmas list one more time. “Dear Santa” it read. “Please send me a hockey jersey, hockey socks, hockey gloves, hockey pads, hockey skates, hockey books….”

Needless to say, Nicholas adored hockey.

On Christmas Eve, Nicholas was happy to see his grandparents, cousins, aunts and uncles arrive to stay overnight. Before falling asleep, he and his cousins had a fun pillow fight.

The next morning, Nicholas excitedly unwrapped one piece of hockey gear after another. But wait! Nothing seemed to fit. The hockey helmet was too big. The shoulder pads were too big. The hockey socks were too long, and the shin pads and the hockey jersey were simply enormous.

What could Nicholas do?

A Very Hockey Christmas scores a definite hit with the clever twist that ends this humorous story to everyone’s satisfaction – as well as the hockey theme and the comical illustrations by Bruno St-Aubin.

Quebec author Gilles Tibo’s Where’s My Hockey Sweater and The Best Goalie Ever are two of the other titles which feature Nicholas and his beloved game of hockey.

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