Grammy-nominated folk singer John McCutcheon first heard the story of the 1914 Christmas truce backstage during one of his concert performances. He was so moved and inspired by the account, he wrote a song about the truce during that 1984 concert's intermission. This captivating message of peace is retold by John in the book and brought to life by the warm, realistic illustrations of Henri Sørensen.

Read a message from John