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"A new and heartwarming tale to read by the fire: Orlo’s Trouble" by Lisa Lebel.
If you are looking for a new and heartwarming tale to read by the fire this Christmas, be sure to check out Orlo’s Trouble by Gertrude Stonesifer and Dr. Amy Brommel, with illustrations by Jim Diehr. Orlo’s Trouble is an endearing children’s book about one of Santa’s elves who is starting to feel his age this holiday season.
Orlo the elderly Christmas elf is having a case of the holiday blues this year, when his aches and pains make it difficult to keep up with the rest of Santa’s elves busy at work (we feel your pain, Orlo!). Luckily, Orlo has a dear friend to remind him that even if he’s not feeling up to snuff, there is always a way to be helpful!
Orlo’s Trouble teaches us that everyone has something special to offer and that getting old does not mean you don’t have anything to contribute! Orlo realizes his talents as a master storyteller as he tells these young whippersnappers a
magical Christmas tale they won’t soon forget, inadvertently helping the hours fly by.
Orlo’s Trouble is illustrated by Jim Diehr, whose timeless artwork and its early European influences are charming as well as classic. Adorning almost every page of the book, the artistic vision of Dieher compliments the playful story of the jovial elf.
Available in both paperback and ebook format, this book is just as beautiful when viewed in the Kindle app, so no need to worry if you’ve run out of time for the Amazon Prime fairy to visit your house before Christmas! With a little help from Santa himself, Orlo’s Trouble is certain to charm readers with its nostalgic approach to storytelling that will please readers of all generations.