~By Scott Alexander Baker
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Darby's First Christmas in Bisclona by Scott Alexander Baker is an magical tale of Darby, a Golden Retriever, and her first Christmas in the enchanted lands of Bisclona.
Bisclona is buzzing as the magical creatures who call Sturdy Woods their home prepare for the Christmas feasts. Bisclonans celebrate Christmas in a much different way than those who live on Earth. Santa still visits them but provides each creature with the one gift they need most. Christmas is spent helping others and sharing time together enjoying large feast. Darby, being from Earth, has never experienced the the holiday Bisclonan style. She cannot wait to discover the traditions of the enchanted lands. However, Darby hasn't quite caught onto the selflessness of the holiday as celebrated in Bisclona and wastes the special day competing, instead of giving. Distraught over her behavior Darby hopes for a second chance. Will she learn from her mistakes and get the opportunity to make things right?
Darby's First Christmas in Bisclona teaches children that there is more to Christmas than receiving gifts. Giving to others and forgiving grievances is what makes Christmas special and also makes us feel good about ourselves. All Earthlings can learn from the Bisclonans, just as Darby did.
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