True Meaning of Crumbfest

David Weale

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ISBN: 9780969860648

True Meaning of Crumbfest

  Author:   David Weale  
  Artist :   Dale McNevin    
  Publisher:  Acorn Press

“Winner of the Ann Connor Brimer Award for Children’s Literature; over 17,000 copies in print; animated Christmas special on TELETOON, with the spin-off series EckhartThe True Meaning of Crumbfest is the story of a curious little mouse named Ekhart, who sets off to discover the truth about that most abundant time of year called “”Crumbfest,”” when bounteous crumbs miraculously appear in the old Prince Edward Island farmhouse in which he lives. Much anthologized – particularly by CBC Radio’s “Fireside Al”— this a heartwarming tale of the magic that happens when the “Outside” and the “Inside” come together.”

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ISBN associated with this title:9780969860648
Item AC0001
PublisherAcorn Press
Published onJanuary 1 1999
Language eng
Pages 28
Format Paperback
Dimensions8(in) x 8(in)
Shipping weight115(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
David Weale has been collecting the stories and sayings of Prince Edward Islanders most of his adult life, and reflecting them back in his writing and storytelling. And, despite all the superfluous layering of commercial wrapping, he still can find the gift of Christmas.

Dale McNevin's illustrations are found in many Acorn Press titles including A Long Way from the Road, An Island Christmas Reader, And My Name Is . . . Stories From the Quilt, Everything That Shines, Tales from Willowshade Farm, The True Meaning of Crumbfest, and Crosby and Me. She has written and illustrated Treasures to Find, which was sponsored by the P.E.I. Literacy Alliance. Her recent book Prince Edward Island ABC is sure to be an Island classic.