Reading/Interest Level: Preschool
Author: Billy Steers
Illustrator: Billy Steers
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farmer Bill and his horse Sibley are off collecting and delivering an extra large Christmas tree for the town's Christmas tree lighting ceremony. While they're out, a blizzard hits. It looks like they might have to cancel the ceremony. But when Farmer Bill walks back to the farm to enlist Tractor Mac's help, he believes they might just be able to save it. It's up to Tractor Mac to save Farmer Bill, his tired horse, and the town's Christmas tree lighting ceremony. He knows just how to do it and has all the tools he needs!
Tractor Mac Saves Christmas introduces young readers to the reality of winter. Snow is beautiful, and lots of animals get on with their day with no delay. However, for some animals and for some people, snow can sometimes make things difficult. Tractor Mac is ready to come to the rescue, however, and with his special skills and tools, he's just the guy for the job. By utilizing team work and enlisting help, Farmer Bill and Tractor Mac are able to save the day. Young readers can follow Tractor Mac's example by being ready and willing to help. They can also follow Farmer Bill's example by not being afraid to ask for help when they need it.