Author Dorothy Grace’s New Book, ‘Henry Saves Christmas; a WWII Story,’ is an Uplifting Tale of How One Boy Turns a Scary Christmas Eve Into a Fun Holiday for All

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Sep 30, 2022

Recent release ‘Henry Saves Christmas; A WWII Story’ from Covenant Books author Dorothy Grace takes place on the eve of Christmas during WWII, when all of Londonderry, England, is shocked by an air raid. Teenaged Henry becomes trapped in a classroom with other school children, and facing a Christmas away from their parents, he tries his best to bring some Christmas magic to life.

Dorothy Grace, a wife, mother, and grandmother who enjoys walking and bicycling, has completed her new book, “Henry Saves Christmas; A WWII Story”: a heart-warming tale of one boy’s kindness and desire to help bring smiles to children during a very frightening night.

“Henry Richards lives with his mother in Londonderry, England,” writes Grace. “It is 1940, and his father is away at war. On December 24th, the day before Christmas, he is walking to town with his mother when a scary situation brings him into contact with a primary school, its teachers, and its students. Henry will turn out to be the older boy in the class for the next eighteen hours. What can a fourteen-year-old boy do to help turn a scary Christmas Eve into a very happy Christmas morning?

“Please spend a special and unusual Christmas Eve with us in a classroom in Londonderry, England. Will Santa make it there in time for Christmas morning? Who will be the hero of this story? Come on this World War II adventure with us! Bring some hot chocolate!”

Published by Covenant Books of Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, Dorothy Grace’s new book highlights the power that Christmas magic has, and the ways in which small acts of kindness can have a huge impact on others. Full of vibrant artwork and a meaningful message, “Henry Saves Christmas; A WWII Story” is a wonderful addition to the catalog of Christmas story classics.

Readers can purchase “Henry Saves Christmas; A WWII Story” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon or Barnes and Noble.

Covenant Books is an international Christian-owned and operated publishing house based in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina. Covenant Books specializes in all genres of work that appeal to the Christian market. For additional information or media inquiries, contact Covenant Books at 843-507-8373.   

Source: Covenant Books

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