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The Story of Holly and Ivy

The Story of Holly and Ivy

by Rumer Godden Illustrated by Barbara Cooney

Ivy, Holly, and Mr. and Mrs. Jones all have one Christmas wish. Ivy, an orphan, wishes for a real home and sets out in search of the grandmother she's sure she can find. Holly, a doll, wishes for a child to bring her to life. And the Joneses wish more than anything for a son or daughter to share their holiday. Can all three wishes come true? This festive tale is perfectly complemented by beloved Barbara Cooney's luminous illustrations, filled with the warm glow of the Christmas spirit.

6, 8, 7, 5
Interest Level
Grades K - 3
Viking Books
Number of Pages
Fantasy, Science Fiction and Fantasy

About the Author and Illustrator

Rumer Godden
Barbara Cooney

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