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New York Times Bestselling Author

Raymond Arroyo​

with illustrations by Randy Gallegos

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New York Times Bestselling Author

Raymond Arroyo​

with illustrations by Randy Gallegos

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Acclaim for

The Spider Who Saved Christmas

“Raymond Arroyo’s touching The Spider Who Saved Christmas reveals that light can be found in even the darkest of circumstances. This is beautifully crafted, multi-sensory storytelling that speaks to what each of us is experiencing today—and the hope that is ever present if we take the time to seek it.”

Roma Downey

Award-Winning actress, producer, and author

“In The Spider Who Saved Christmas we instantly meet a new friend who will be with us forever. There are remarkable layers of depth exposed in this beautiful, and all but forgotten legend. Raymond Arroyo deftly fuses the tragic with the miraculous, allowing readers young and old to discover the wonder of the Christmas story as never before.” ­

Gary Sinise

Actor, Director, Founder, Gary Sinise Foundation

“Grab the egg nog, gather around the tree, and read The Spider Who Saved Christmas to your family.  It will enrich your holidays and shine new light on the true meaning of the season.”

Mike Sweeney

Five-time MLB All Star KC Royals Hall of Famer

About

the author, Raymond Arroyo

Raymond Arroyo is a New York Times bestselling author, an international broadcaster and a Fox News Contributor who has worked for CNN and the Associated Press. He is also host and Managing Editor of The World Over Live on EWTN. Mr. Arroyo has made frequent appearances on The Today Show, Good Morning America, The Ingraham Angle, CNN Headline News, Access Hollywood and many more. His work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, Newsweek, Time Magazine, The New Yorker, and elsewhere. A native New Orleanian, Mr. Arroyo is passionate about sharing the unique culture of his beloved Crescent City and the great state of Louisiana. Arroyo produced, wrote and hosted the Telly Award winning PBS musical Christmas special, “Christmastime in New Orleans” with an eponymous Billboard chart-topping soundtrack (Verve Records/AimHigher). He has produced other Billboard topping musical projects including PBS’s “The Birth of Christ” with Liam Neeson (Sony Classics). His eight books, including his biography of Mother Angelica and his Best-selling multi-book Will Wilder Middle Grade series (Random House Kids) were all New York Times Bestsellers. Known for his penetrating interviews, Arroyo has interviewed the leading figures of the day. Highlights include: Mother Teresa of Calcutta, Mel Gibson, Wendell Pierce, Placido Domingo, DeVon Franklin, Chef Leah Chase, Mary Higgins Clark, Aaron Neville, Tim Conway, Irma Thomas, Mark Burnett, Martin Sheen, Johnny Mathis, Jose Feliciano, Harry Connick Jr., Ashley Judd, Ellis Marsalis, Liv Tyler, Christian Bale, Kate Hudson and a groundbreaking interview with comic legend, Jerry Lewis, to name just a few.

About

The Spider Who Saved Christmas

“All are here for a reason...”

This is the suspenseful, heartwarming chapter of the Christmas story you have never heard — until now.

Radiating the wondrous spirit of the season The Spider Who Saved Christmas rekindles an ancient legend — casting new light on the story we thought we knew. Created by New York Times Bestselling Author Raymond Arroyo (with illustrations by Randy Gallegos), The Spider Who Saved Christmas spins the enchanting Faith-filled tale of Nephila, a cave dwelling spider who plays a pivotal role central to the Christmas story. This instant classic reveals the origin of Christmas tinsel and reminds us that hope can always be found — even in dark places where we least expect it.

The Spider Who Saved Christmas is sure to be cherished by generations and a part of your Christmas traditions for years to come.

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