1,473 Pages


Similar to O. Henry's "The Gift of the Magi," Emmet Otter and his mother each give away or modify precious items of theirs and prepare to sing at a talent show to win enough money to buy to other a Christmas present.

The was later adapted by Jim Henson in 1977 for a Christmas special using puppets and music by Paul Williams.

Reader's Reviews


Please add your review here.

Parental Guidance

  • Reading Age: add your suggested reading age
  • Reading Aloud Age: add your suggested read-aloud age

Add comments about the book's suitability, possible concerns and content. If the book is totally clean put "Clean".

If you like this you might like

  • List other books or authors here

External Links

  • Add external links here

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.