Joshua's family bustles about secretly making each others' Christmas presents, leaving Joshua out of things and feeling resentful. Then Grandma arrives. Only she understands that the youngest in the family is now old enough to keep a secret. She teaches Joshua to make presents for the others, but even she is surprised when he secretly makes her a special gift. Hines' sensitivity to young children's feelings finds apt expression in this simple satisfying book that lets sibling appreciation show without minimizing sibling rivalry."
ALA Booklist 11/90
Published by Greenwillow Books, 1990