"A Christmas Love Story is a dream come true for Christmas lovers! The story blends familial connection with holiday cheer and some innocent romance." ~ Maddie, Litpick.com
"I give this book a rating of 4 out of 4 stars and recommend it to parents who are looking for a unique Christmas story. I definitely feel like this is a story that can grow with a child and be just as enjoyable at age 12 as it is at age 5. The writing, illustrations, and editing are all impeccable."
A Christmas Love Story:
Nicholas Nutcracker & Brittany Ballerina
"Maureen McCabe's writing sweetly and effortlessly captures a traditional tale of love between a sturdy, German soldier (Nicholas Nutcracker) and a pretty, brunette ballerina (Brittany Ballerina). The language, sprinkled with some humor, sets the holiday scene with stirring descriptions of classic holiday smells and activities. At the same time, the delightful watercolor illustrations capture the joy and magic of Christmas with a soft color palette and cheerful faces..."
~ Bianca Schulze
The story of two single Christmas ornaments,
Nicholas Nutcracker, a retired toy-soldier from a small village in Germany, and Brittany Ballerina, a renowned prima ballerina with "The Christmas Ornament Ballet" are both in search of their true love. "I will find my true love with 'word-of-mouth marketing!'" exclaims Nicholas determined to find his true love this Christmas.
Or, maybe they will meet at the annual "Meet and Mingle of the Christmas Ornaments?" With the accidental help of the family's adorable basset hound, Bellamy, with the oh-so-long ears, Brittany tumbles off the tree; but, when she is repositioned, it is near Nicholas. She thinks to herself, "What a brave toy soldier with so much character." Then, it happens – it’s love at first sight!