Like many of you, I'm in a bit of a rush right now,
so I just asked my son which is his favorite
"Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree," he said,
"Did you know it was a book?"
I did know it was a book by Robert Barry,
but not until years after I first
saw the delightful muppet version with (really, I'm not making
up) Robert Downey, Jr. as Mr. Willowby.
"It's in verse you know," says my son,
explaining the book's appeal.
The video is not in verse, but has songs and is very
Want more gift ideas?
Here's my post from last year's holiday.
And please, please, comment with
your own child pleasing gifts -
they need not be books.
(My son wants Qwirkle this year)