What do the doors of Advent calendars conceal? Chocolates, sometimes, or toys. Sometimes there are illustrations of chocolates and toys. And holly. And snow. Things that make Christmas Christmas in Canada.
Embark on a new Yuletide tradition with this Advent calendar in words and images, wonderfully illustrated by Seth, and with sharp prose by Derek McCormack that captures the Canadian Christmas.
Derek McCormack's novel The Haunted Hillbilly was named one of the best books of 2004 by both the Globe and Mail and the Village Voice. His writing has been nominated for a National Magazine Award, a City of Toronto Book Award, and a Lambda Award. Derek McCormack lives and works in Toronto.Seth (Gregory Gallant) was born in the autumn of 1962. He is a cartoonist and book designer. His books include It's a Good Life, If You Don't Weaken, Clyde Fans, and Wimbledon Green. He lives in Guelph, Ontario, with his wife and three cats.