Alvin learns the true meaning of Christmas when he is visited by the Spirit of Christmas Past, the Spirit of Christmas Present and the Spirit of Christmas Yet to Come.
- This book is part of the A Golden Look-Look Book series.
- This book contains a cassette tape comprised of the book's text in audiobook form as well as the song "Here Comes Christmas" immediately following the story.
- In the audiobook version, chimes are used to tell the reader when to turn the page.
- In the audiobook version, Eugene Coco is the only author credited despite the text remaining the same.
The book was illustrated by Gary Graham and Kim Ellis.