The reimagined ancient legend is destined to earn its place among treasured family Christmas traditions for generations to come. Arroyo simultaneously entertains and inspires, while honoring the unfolding sacred mystery. In his signature cinematic literary style, Arroyo revives this all but lost Eastern European Nativity tale, which reveals the origin of Christmas tinsel.
Through the eyes of a humble beloved spider, readers are treated to a fresh experience of the dramatic events surrounding the Holy Family. The “dangling visitor” named Nephila, plays a pivotal role in this faith-filled journey as she overcomes seemingly insurmountable circumstances and is swept up in the great miracle of Christmas.
The Spider Who Saved Christmas debuts as part of a larger “Legend Series” of planned self-contained, episodic stories.