Grace is eagerly preparing for Christmas and wants to share the joy with her friend and neighbour, Theo. She invites him to play in the snow, to eat Christmas cookies, and to write a list to Santa. But Theo is angry and says he doesn’t like Christmas or Santa. Grace sets out to understand what is causing Theo to feel this way. She comes up with a plan and hopes it will restore his joy for the Christmas season.
This book is the first of its kind to use QR codes to promote an inclusive experience in one book. Each page of text provides an audio narration by the author as well as American Sign Language (ASL) narration by Joel Barish, a deaf social media influencer. In this way, the book is accessible to all readers and listeners, including the blind/low vision* and deaf communities.
*Audio description (i.e. alternative text) of the illustrations is provided in the eBook version.