"G'Noo the Baby Roo's First Christmas" was first conceived of as a holiday bedtime story for my children. There is even an audio recording of the original story which I made for them back in the late 1990's. Eventually, it evolved into a stage play intended for young audiences. My daughter, Amanda, drew the cover art for the book.
"G'Noo" is a short children's play about a young kangaroo, known as a "joey", who sees humans celebrating Christmas by exchanging presents but isn't quite sure what to make of it. Eventually, G'Noo asks her parents about the holiday but they aren't quite sure what it's all about, either.
The play focuses on what would happen if there were no human around to teach animals what Christmas is all about. How would these animals interpret a "Christmas" beyond its religious significance?
However you celebrate the holiday season, please enjoy your time with "G'Noo the Baby Roo" and may all your holidays bring you nothing but joy.