Included on a list of 100 favourite books, as voted for by children, and published by the National Education Association (USA).
Barbara Robinson has written several popular books for children, including My Brother Louis Measures Worms, The Best School Year Ever, The Best Halloween Ever, and the enormously popular bestselling novel The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, first published in 1972, which was made into a classic TV movie and on which this book was based. The play The Best Christmas Pageant Ever is produced annually in theaters, schools, and churches all over the world. Ms. Robinson has two daughters and three grandchildren.
"One of the best Christmas books ever."--Publishers
"Outrageous, lively, funny, and wonderful. The Christmas Story shines through with a new brilliance."--Denver Post