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MerryTale (An Abrams Trail Tale): A Christmas Adventure (Board book)

MerryTale (An Abrams Trail Tale): A Christmas Adventure By Christopher Franceschelli, Allison Black (Illustrator) Cover Image
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This thrilling Christmas board book with pages to peek through and gatefolds to open is from Christopher Franceschelli—creator of the Abrams Block Book series. MerryTale is part of the Abrams Trail Tale series, which takes readers on unforgettable holiday-themed adventures.

In this Christmas story, follow two children on their way to Santa’s workshop as they travel through a city, into a gleaming forest, and across the glittering snowscape. Young readers will delight in the clever die-cut surprises throughout and the dramatic quadruple gatefold at the end that folds out into a special, festive surprise.

Featuring illustrations by Allison Black

“The images are charming, from the wide-eyed deer of the forest to busy elves in the workshop.” —Kirkus Reviews

“A fun presentation with wonderful artwork.” —School Library Journal

About the Author

Christopher Franceschelli is a seasoned publisher, editor, and creator of children’s books. He currently runs Chronicle’s Handprint imprint and the SmartInk packaging company. A born-and-raised New Yorker, Franceschelli lives with his family in Brooklyn. His books include the Hello City! Series and the Abrams Trail Tale series.

Allison Black is an illustrator and designer specializing in kid-friendly, colorful creations. She has illustrated more than 20 published books, with many more on the way. Black lives in Columbus, Ohio, with her husband, two kids, two dogs, two guinea pigs, a cat, and countless fish. Her books include the Future Baby and Crunchy Board Books series.

Praise For…

"The images are charming, from the wide-eyed deer of the forest to busy elves in the workshop."—Kirkus Reviews

"A fun presentation with wonderful artwork."—School Library Journal
Product Details
ISBN: 9781419731549
ISBN-10: 1419731548
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
Publication Date: September 6th, 2022
Pages: 54
Language: English
Series: An Abrams Trail Tale