It is Christmas Eve. Coco the kitten disobeys
her mother and wanders alone from the house. It is cold and the temperature is dropping. What is the wee kitten to do? Luckily
a red-garbed familar gentleman arrives with just the right answer. Yes, all's well that ends well! And a Merry Christmas to
About the Author:
Kelli Devlin wrote
Coco’s Christmas Eve in response to a request by her teacher of Spanish at Our Lady of Lourdes High School
in Poughkeepsie, New York. Its original version is in Spanish. As such, this edition is a translation completed by Devlin
herself. She made the decision to translate it when Devlin was invited to publish Coco’s Christmas Eve as an
eBook with ALVA Press Inc.
Devlin has already made
her mark in the world as the 2010 North American Irish Dance National Champion. At that time of her winning, she was twelve
years of age and entering the seventh grade at Poughkeepsie Middle School. She wrote Coco’s Christmas Eve last year
as a sophmore in high school.
Devlin resides with
her sister and parents in Poughkeepsie, New York. She is a member of the National Honor Society and expresses a particular
interest in mathematics and the sciences. She does writing and illustrating mostly just for fun. In particular, she likes
to draw cats . . . especially her beloved Coco.
Also available in eBook form at
and in Spanish and French:
Il Bolsillo de Santa
La Veille de Noël de Coco