Bobby Bright’s Greatest Christmas Ever by John R. Brooks: Book Review
Books / June 13, 2017

Bobby Bright’s Greatest Christmas Ever by John R. Brooks Old Farm Press (2006) ISBN 9780978822705 Reviewed by Irene Watson for Reader Views (11/06) This adorable story starts out in a Christmas light bulb factory where a strand of lights is shocked with an electrical charge and one of the light bulbs, named Bobby, is infused with magical powers. The strand of lights is purchased by Mr. and Mrs. McGillicuddy and over the next nine years, instead of being placed on the front of the tree, end up at the back of the tree. On the tenth year Bobby decided that things need to change. He and his family, whom all talk in Bulbese, were tired of always being placed in the back and never given the opportunity to shine and be admired. Bobby’s magical powers gave him the ability to understand human talk and translated to his family what was happening and being said by Mr. and Mrs. McGillicuddy. While in the process of decorating the Christmas tree a chain of events happen for Mr. and Mrs. McGillicuddy, some humorous, some sad. By the looks of the events the Bright family string of bulbs will end up on the back…