... David swallowed and decided to tell the truth. "I got distracted by the Elf under my bed."
Mom stopped dead in her tracks. At the same instant Dad choked and spewed coffee all over the kitchen table.
"Good one, Dad," Dylan said. "Well David, at least you've got a vivid imagination."
Join eight-year-old David, Cosmo the dog, and Farlo, the Christmas Elf Third Class mistakenly left under the Christmas tree at David's house, as they try to get Farlo back home to the North Pole.
The book's first critic was seven-year-old Robert Patterson, who woke his father the morning after Christmas, book in hand, demanding, "Read the next chapter, Dad!"
Blueberry Pie for Christmas is an early chapter book, targeted for readers 8-10 years old, or to be read to younger children.