Hyde Park resident, Michael Bast, and co-author Anthony Merrill, have written a story that is sure to become a treasured Christmas classic. The book, A Little Christmas Tree, tells the story of a Little Tree that wants more than anything to bring the true meaning of Christmas to a family of its own. When Little Tree’s most beautiful branch accidentally snaps in an accident, his path is forever altered. What Little Tree doesn’t realize is that there is a much grander plan for him.