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The Holly Bears a Berry

Story Stats

Rating: 5
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5
Page count: 10
Categories: Christmas



Appeared in

Cricket Magazine Vol 6, Num 4 , Dec 1978

Story Summary

A young woodsman is determined to find holly berries for his wife to decorate their cabin, but this year not a berry is to be found, until he meets a strange old man deep in the woods who gives him a gift of three berries. On Christmas day, the three berries blossom to reveal three miraculous gifts, Gold, Frankincense, and Myrrh in memory of the first Christmas.