A brand-new trade paperback edition of Carmen Deedy's hilarious holiday story with an ecological twist! When a plane drops a mailbag of Christmas cards in the Brazilian rain forest, three spirited animal friends-an anaconda, a sloth, and a toucan-are introduced to a world outside their own threatened habitat. The three are confused and then delighted to find a card with a picture of a man in a red suit, surrounded by presents and a unique tree that is completely unlike those in their rain forest. After a careful study of the Christmas card, the three friends determine that if they give presents to the TreeMan (as they call St. Nick), he just might bring them that very special tree in the picture. Their generous, misguided efforts do not go unrewarded, and they find themselves the recipients of a surprise gift from a new and special friend. Illustrator Douglas Ponte's bold and colorful images bring the charming rain forest characters to life. Carmen Deedy's touching tale of generosity and tropical lunacy will captivate young readers.