This is a cute Christmas story that teaches that it is better to give than to receive.Donald's friends sell some of their favorite toys and books so they can use the money to buy a gift for Donald.Donald's selfishness in the book fades towards the end as he realizes that being happy comes from buying gifts for our friends instead of waiting to see what it is given to him.

The plot is simple and easy for young children to understand.As it is challenging to find Christmas stories with a positive message, this book is being added to my must read each year during the Christmas season.