This wonderfully fun, rhyming classic tells the tale of King Daryl, a mean old king who always hassled his subjects. Their Christmas merriment made him mad. He could not understand why they ave so many present and why he wasn't the recipient. He struggled with his selfishness till his subjects showed him how the spirit of Christmas could touch his heart. They helped king Darly think of making other happy rather than always being greedy. this delight ful tale is fun reading for both kids and grownups. read it- you'll love it!