John Hendrix's books include John Brown: His Fight for Freedom, a Publishers Weekly Best Book and New York Public Library Top 100 Book, and Nurse, Soldier, Spy, by Marissa Moss, which received a Eureka! Children's Book Award and Booklist Editor's Choice Award. He lives in St. Louis, Missouri.
"Hendrix crafts an intimate fictional account of the event...powerful images."-- (09/15/2014)
"The acrylic and gouache illustrations tell a tale of their own. Not only is this an impressive Christmas story, but it shows the humanity of warring soldiers."-- (01/01/2015)
"Timed with the centenary of World War I but a lesson for always, Hendrix's tale pulls young readers close and shows the human side of war."--Kirkus Reviews (08/15/2014)