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Who is A.A. Cristi?

A.A. Cristi was born and raised in the world capital of Christmas trees and musicals - New York City. By no small miracle she has managed to make a living writing about both topics. When she is not dreaming up fantastic adventures for inanimate objects, she is covering the Broadway industry as a journalist and editor.


Though writing is her calling, her true passion is playing mother to a neurotic wiener dog called Jack and Aunt Rah Rah to two truly remarkable kids.

Photo Credit: Sean Sweeney

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The debut children's book
from A.A. Cristi!

Out November 2, 2021 from Mascot Books!

Bruce the Spruce has Christmas all wrong.

Thanks to his fancy decorations and adoring admirers, this artificial spruce tree doesn’t just wear a star at Christmas, he IS the star. But when his longtime family gets a new tree, it sends Bruce on a holiday adventure through New York City.

From a party in Brooklyn, to a run-in with rats, to a revelatory visit with his hero- the world famous Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree, Bruce the Spruce takes an unforgettable journey to discover the true meaning of Christmas trees!

Follow Bruce's adventures, get updates, and more at:

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Read more from A.A. Cristi at 

Bringing Back Broadway, Part 1:

Waking the City That Never Sleeps

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