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Publisher's Summary

The Christmas Box is the touching story of a widow and the young family who moves in with her. Together they discover the first gift of Christmas and learn what Christmas is really about. This book is also available in Spanish as El Regalo de Navidad.
©1995 Richard Paul Evans (P)1995 Simon & Schuster Inc., All Rights Reserved, AUDIOWORKS is an Imprint of Simon & Schuster Audio Division, Simon & Schuster Inc.

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A Gift

As I sat and processed AP checks, I just couldn't stop listening. It is a short read, but what a GIFT. Certainly makes one think twice about what we take for granted every day.

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True meaning of Christmas

What did you like best about The Christmas Box? What did you like least?

Best - The ending and how the theme of the book really all came together.

The least - The narration was very boring and not captivating.

Would you be willing to try another book from Richard Paul Evans? Why or why not?

Absolutely, I have loved all of his books prior to this one, so I'll just chalk this one up to bad narration.

Was The Christmas Box worth the listening time?

Not really

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Great Listen

I have really enjoyed listening to Richard Paul Evans books. This Book really lets you know what Christmas is all about. I think so often times we get caught up in the gift giving and forget the real spirit of christmas.

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The first Christmas Gift

Do you know what the first Christmas Gift was? If not, this story will help you to remember; it's a great tale to help you focus on the important things in life!! everyone should read this story at least once a year :)

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just ok

felt like this story has been told in so many different ways. needed something more interesting in it

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An annual pleasure!

I first heard a portion of this on the radio during a long drive before buying the book to read how it ended. I've been reading this trilogy every year at Christmas and now with the audible I can listen while I bake Christmas cookies with my family!

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A read for EVERYONE!!

Excellent book!! I love that "John Boy" read this book!! A heartfelt story and a reminder for us all!

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Absolutely loved this book!

Reading this book is my newest yearly Christmas tradition! It is heartwarming, thought-provoking, and highlights the true meaning of Christmas.

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Wonderful story!

A beautiful, touching Christmas story to enjoy over and over again. you will love it.

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heartwarming story

A good inspirational story that makes you think about the cycle of life and death and the metaphor of what's important in life.


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  • 12-30-16

Well read and heart-warming

The narration is well-done for easy listening. This short story is poignant and simple. I enjoyed it and will listen again.

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