Tag Archives: Ages 3-5

I Spy Christmas: A Book of Picture Riddles

Author: Jean Marzollo Publisher: Scholastic Inc. Product Description Features gorgeously styled, full-spread color photos of many objects.

Little Critter’s the Night Before Christmas

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Mercer Mayer Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description In a sprightly retelling of the holiday classic, Little Critter dreams of dancing sugarplums while patiently waiting for Santa and his reindeer to arrive.

Christmas Eve On Sesame Street

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Sesame Street Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description On Christmas Eve the Sesame Street friends exchange gifts, go skating, worry about Santa, and write their wish list.

Father Christmas Goes on Holiday (Picture Puffin)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Raymond Briggs Publisher: Puffin Product Description Father Christmas visits France, Scotland, and Las Vegas while on his annual vacation.

Bear’s Christmas Surprise (Picture Yearling Book)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Elizabeth Winthrop Publisher: Yearling Product Description It’s one week before Christmas! When Nora leaves Bear home with Mrs. Duck so that she can do some last-minute shopping, he promises not to hunt for presents. Bear tries to be good, but he happens upon his gifts during a game of hide-and-seek. All […]

An Amish Christmas Coloring Book

Author: Cheryl Benner Publisher: Good Books

A Christmas Present For Me!

Author: Lily Karr Publisher: Cartwheel Books Product Description A gift that reads “DO NOT OPEN UNTIL CHRISTMAS”! How could anyone wait to tear it open? But when they do… SURPRISE! It’s a Christmas story that comes already wrapped! DO NOT OPEN UNTIL CHRISTMAS is a playful holiday format that mimics a wrapped gift box. With […]

A Newbery Christmas

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Martin H. Greenberg Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers Product Description This Christmas collection, designed to add to the pleasures of the holiday season, contains 22 stories, vignettes, and poems ranging from heart-warming to humorous, by 16 Newbery Award-winning authors. Among the featured authors are: Rachel Field, E.L. Konigsberg, Madeleine L’Engle, […]

Sleep and Dream of Happy Things (Yo Gabba Gabba!)

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Publisher: Simon Spotlight Product Description Muno can’t sleep–he hates sleeping alone. So what should Muno do? Why, he should sleep and dream of happy things like the rest of the Gabba Gang. The perfect bedtime book for little ones who love Yo Gabba Gabba! Kids will love to go to sleep […]

Beezus and Ramona

Rating: (48 reviews) Author: Beverly Cleary Publisher: HarperCollins e-books Product Description Ramona Quimby is the youngest of all the famous characters in Mrs. Cleary’s wonderful Henry Huggins stories. She is also far and away the most deadly. Readers of the earlier books will remember that Ramona has always been a menace to Beezus, her older […]

My Daddy and Me

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Tina Macnaughton Publisher: Good Books Product Description From award-winning illustrator, Tina Macnaughton, comes this tender declaration of love from a child for his Daddy. When Little Bear is with his Daddy, he is the fastest, tallest, happiest Little Bear in the whole world. Warm colors and a gentle rhyming text illustrate […]

Christmas Cricket

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Eve Bunting Publisher: Clarion Books Product Description In a California garden on a rainy night, Cricket feels small and worthless. He hops up some steps and finds himself in a place filled with light and warmth and a tall, sparkling tree. He begins to sing but is scared into silence by […]

Christmas in the Manger Board Book

Rating: (29 reviews) Author: Nola Buck Publisher: HarperFestival Product Description The gentle beauty of the story of the first Christmas is now available as a board book. With a simple, lyrical text and radiant artwork, this book is perfect for the youngest child to be a part of the wonder of the Nativity.

Bear Stays Up for Christmas

Rating: (83 reviews) Author: Karma Wilson Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Product Description Bear’s friends awaken him the day before Christmas and help him to stay awake as they bake fruitcakes, fill stockings, and sing carols, then, while they sleep, he prepares his own surprise.

The Night Before Christmas Pop-up (Classic Collectible Pop-Up)

Rating: (66 reviews) Author: Clement Clarke Moore Publisher: Little Simon Product Description Award winner Robert Sabuda brings Clement Clarke Moore’s classic tale of The Night Before Christmas to life in this festive pop-up edition, sure to become a perennial family favorite. Amazon.com Review The ingenious Robert Sabuda returns for yet another inspired pop-up book, a […]

A Humpback Whale Tale (Go, Diego, Go!)

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Publisher: Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon Product Description Oh, no! A baby humpback whale is stuck on a rocky island. Join Diego as he twists and turns in this adventure through the rainforest and ocean! After reading the story, children can learn exciting facts about humpback whales!

Hands Are Not for Hitting (Board Book) (Best Behavior Series)

Rating: (18 reviews) Author: Martine Agassi Ph.D. Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing Product Description It’s never too soon for children to learn that violence is never okay, hands can do many good things, and everyone is capable of positive, loving actions. In this bright, inviting, durable board book, simple words and full-color illustrations teach these important […]

Big Preschool Workbook

Rating: (14 reviews) Author: School Zone Staff Publisher: School Zone Pub Product Description This Big Preschool Workbook combines popular 32-page School Zone workbooks into one convenient 320-page volume. Child-friendly exercises and full-color illustrations make learning fun. Use Big Workbooks to reinforce or review grade-level skills or prepare for the upcoming school year. Contents include: Same […]

The Gift of Christmas

Author: Christine Leeson Publisher: Little Tiger Press Product Description It’s Christmas and Molly Mouse is out in the woods, looking for Christmas decorations. It seems that everything she finds belongs to someone else. Maybe, though, because it’s Christmas, every animal is feeling generous, and Molly soon has everything she needs for her special tree. But […]

Mog’s Christmas (Book & CD)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Judith Kerr Publisher: HarperCollins UK Product Description New cover, new format reissue of this story about everyone’s favourite family cat, Mog The house is full of strange bustling, there are new noises and new smells, and where is that tree going? Disconcerted by all the unusual activities, Mog escapes to the […]

Countdown to Christmas (Roly Poly)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Kees Moerbeek Publisher: Child’s Play International Ltd Product Description These roly poly box books with Christmas imagery such as a Father Christmas, reindeers and a Christmas pudding roll out and pop-up to provide a whole host of tactile and visual surprises for children of any age.

Pennsylvania Dutch Night Before Christmas Coloring Book

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Chet Williamson Publisher: Pelican Publishing Product Description Children will enjoy coloring the pictures while reading this retelling of the Christmas classic by Clement C. Moore. Pennsylvania Dutch Night Before Christmas blends Santa Claus with the traditional Pennsylvania Dutch figure of the Belsnickel, a thin, cantankerous old man who visits children before […]

Christmas Mice!

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Bethany Roberts Publisher: Sandpiper Product Description The holiday mice are back! It’s Christmas time and the four cheerful mice merrily hang stockings, string popcorn, wrap presents, and sing carols. The little mice are so caught up in their joyful preparations that they almost forget to look out for their old enemy, […]

Elliot’s Christmas Surprise (An Elliot Moose Story)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Andrea Beck Publisher: Kids Can Press Product Description When Elliot Moose wakes up Christmas Eve morning to find a gigantic red box at the end of his bed, he’s convinced that it’s a Special Delivery from Santa. After all, he has been extra good this year! Elliot can hardly wait to […]

Saint Nicholas: The Real Story of the Christmas Legend

Rating: (14 reviews) Author: Julie Stiegemeyer Publisher: Concordia Publishing House Product Description Many parents and teachers struggle with how to approach the Saint Nicholas/Santa Claus dilemma. Many deal with this by telling children that the legends surrounding Santa Claus are based on a real, hi

Spot’s First Christmas board book

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Eric Hill Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Product Description Spot and his mom are preparing for Christmas Day by taking the tree home and decorating it, wrapping presents and enjoying the Christmas carolers at their door. With a new, full-color cover, young toddlers will enjoy this classic Spot board book with its sturdy, […]

Things I See at Christmas

Author: Julie Stiegemeyer Publisher: Concordia Publishing House

The Quiet Book

Rating: (15 reviews) Author: Deborah Underwood Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children Amazon.com Review Amazon Best Books of the Month, April 2010: Give Goodnight Moon and Goodnight Gorilla  the night off and pick up this new bedtime classic. This pitch-perfect picture book by Deborah Underwood and illustrator Renata Liwska will quell the pre-bedtime crazies. With the […]

The First Christmas (Festive Pop-Up Book)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Tomie dePaola Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Product Description Simple text and pop-up illustrations retell the story of the birth of Jesus, from the Annunciation to the visit of the shepherds and the three kings.

A Christmas Gift for Mama

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Lauren Thompson Publisher: Scholastic Press Product Description On the first Christmas since her father died, Grace and her mother try to create a happy celebration through the special gifts they give each other.

Curious George Goes to the Beach

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: H. A. Rey Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children Product Description One hot summer day, George and the man with the yellow hat go to the beach. What fun George has at the beach! What fun he has feeding the seagulls! It’s fun, that is, until they fly away with something […]

The Fairy Tale Detectives (The Sisters Grimm, Book 1) (Bk. 1)

Rating: (81 reviews) Author: Michael Buckley Publisher: Amulet Product Description Nancy Drew meets Shrek in this funny, exciting new series of mysteries set in a community of fairy-tale characters. In the first book, The Sisters Grimm (Book One): The Fairy-Tale Detectives, we meet Sabrina and Daphne Grimm, two seeming orphans from New York City, who […]

What Lives in a Shell? (Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science 1)

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld Publisher: Collins Product Description What makes a shell like a house? A house is a home for you, a nest is a home for a bird, and a cave is a home for a bear. But for some animals a shell is a home. Snails and turtles and […]

Big Book of Dinosaurs

Rating: (32 reviews) Author: DK Publishing Publisher: DK CHILDREN Product Description Dinosaurs fascinate young children. “The Big Book of Dinosaurs” is a colourful catalogue of these mysterious creatures from the past that will keep even toddlers entertained for hours. Children will love spotting all the different dinosaurs – from the fierce meat-eating Tyrannosaurus and the […]

Curious George and the Firefighters

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Anna Grossnickle Hines Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children Product Description George and the man with the yellow hat take a trip to the firehouse where George finds all sorts of new things to explore. When one curious monkey meets a company of unsuspecting firefighters, a big adventure is sure to […]

Pigs at Christmas

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Dubanevich Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Product Description As Christmas approaches and panicking pigs prepare for their holiday festivities, one little pig wonders nervously if Santa will really deliver everything as promised.

Madeline’s Christmas (Picture Puffins)

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Ludwig Bemelmans Publisher: Viking Juvenile Product Description It’s the night before Christmas and everyone is sick in bed. All except brave Madeline, who is up and about and feeling just fine. Taking care of eleven little girls and Miss Clavel is hard work, but Madeline finds help from a magical merchant […]

Merry Christmas, Stinky Face

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Lisa Mccourt Publisher: Scholastic Product Description “What if Santa’s lips get chapped?” Stinky Face asks. “What if the sack of toys starts to rip?” As always, Mama lovingly addresses each and every one of her child’s concerns. Stinky Face leaves Santa lip balm and duct tape… just in case. This tender […]

Eloise Decorates for Christmas (Ready-to-Read Level 1)

Author: Kay Thompson Publisher: Simon Spotlight Product Description It is holiday time. Eloise hopes she will be the one to place the star atop the Christmas tree!

Love You Forever (Gift Edition)

Rating: (933 reviews) Author: Robert N. Munsch Publisher: Firefly Books Product Description A young woman holds her newborn son And looks at him lovingly. Softly she sings to him: “I’ll love you forever I’ll like you for always As long as I’m living My baby you’ll be” So begins the story that has touched the […]

Rotten Ralph’s Rotten Christmas

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Jack Gantos Publisher: Sandpiper Product Description Rotten Ralph is not at all nice to the Christmas visitor.

Lars Arctic Christmas Advent Calendar

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Hans de Beer Publisher: NorthSouth Product Description The latest Advent Calendar from Hans de Beer! Lars, the Little Polar Bear is happy ensconced on a Christmas Tree shaped ice floe surrounded by gaily wrapped presents and friends. Lars has graced several of our best-selling Advent calendars over the years, as well […]

Mickey Mouse Flies the Christmas Mail (Little Golden Book)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Annie North Bedford Publisher: Golden/Disney Product Description IT’S CHRISTMAS EVE, and Mickey must use Santa’s sleigh to help deliver the Christmas mail! Originally published in 1956, this classic Little Golden Book features vintage Disney artwork that is sure to delight young readers.

The Tiny Christmas Elf (A First-Start Easy Reader)

Author: Sharon Peters Publisher: Troll Communications Product Description The Christmas elf is Santa’s special helper, assisting him in his holiday tasks and helping him have a merry Christmas himself.

Merry Christmas, Cheeps!

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Julie Stiegemeyer Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Children’s Books Product Description It’s the day before Christmas, and a family of chicks is busy getting ready. There are snow angels to make, gingerbread cookies to decorate, a tree to trim, and don’t forget to hang the stockings. Then it’s off to bed…and early to […]

If You’re Happy and You Know It

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: Annie Kubler Publisher: Child’s Play International Product Description The words to a familiar nursery song encourage babies and their parents to have fun together.

I Spy Merry Christmas (Scholastic Reader Level 1)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: JEAN MARZOLLO Publisher: Cartwheel Books Product Description Ho ho ho! Ring in the season with two festive I Spy readers, bound together with foil on the cover. While waiting for St. Nick, kids can have some jolly fun with rhyming picture riddles by Jean Marzollo and stunning photography from Walter Wick! […]

Merry Christmas, Ollie (Gossie and Friends)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Olivier Dunrea Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children Product Description An endearing and beautifully rendered tale sure to be a family favorite. It’s Christmas Eve. Gossie and Gertie hang their bright colored boots in the barn. Peedie and BooBoo hang their striped stockings in the barn. Ollie stomps through the snow. […]

Christmas in Noisy Village (Picture Puffins)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Astrid Lindgren Publisher: Puffin Product Description FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

Spunky’s First Christmas

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Janette Oke Publisher: Bethany House Publishers Product Description Spunky is a puppy who gets lost in the big city at Christmastime. How he finds his way home will delight children, but in addition to the story, they will learn how to love and care for the puppies that live in their […]