December. Furniture shifts to make room for the tree. Angels peer down from the fireplace mantle. Shiny balls cling to the tree as Zuno’s tail sends them swinging. He is heading for the kitchen with visions of sugarplums (or something edible) in his head—like a candy cane. Helen Haidle’s Candymaker’s Gift tells the legend of this sweet confection. Complete with crafts and other party ideas, this book’s treasures multiply. Read this one early and share with a friend, or your class at school.