Tag Archives: Fairy Tales, Folk Tales & Myths

Warton’s Christmas Eve Adventure

Author: Russell E. Erickson Publisher: Dell Pub Co Product Description Lost in a blizzard the day before Christmas, Warton the toad makes two new friends during his attempts to get home in time for his favorite part of Christmas Eve.

One Christmas in Lunenburg

Author: Amy Bennet Publisher: Lorimer Product Description Do the animals know it’s Christmas Eve? It’s Christmas Eve on Nova Scotia’s South Shore, and nine-year-old Rachel and her younger brother, Nathan, are caught up in the excitement of the season. This year, Rachel is less interested in coloured lights and gifts than finding out whether the […]

The Miracle of the First Poinsettia: A Mexican Christmas Story

Author: Joanne Oppenheim Publisher: Barefoot Books Ltd Product Description Originally native to Mexico, beautiful poinsettia plants decorate homes around the world every Christmas. In this extraordinary collaboration, Fabian Negrin brings his warm, glowing scenes to Joanne Oppenheim’s thoughtful narrative which explores the traditional Mexican tale of how the first poinsettia came to be, transporting readers […]

The Wicked Woods

Author: Kailin Gow Publisher: theEDGEbooks.com Product Description Briony had to move to Wicked, Massachusetts to live with her Great Aunt Sophie after her family disappears on vacation. The woods at the edge of Aunt Sophie’s inn are filled with secrets and inhabitants both seductive and deadly. Among them is a beautiful boy name Fallon who […]

Christmas in the Stable (Sandcastle Book)

Author: Astrid Lindgren Publisher: Putnam Publishing Group Product Description As a young girl listens to her mother tell the story of the first Christmas, where else would she imagine the miracle taking place but in the stable and fields she knows so well? “Simple loving text and radiantly beautiful pictures in rich colors by Sweden’s […]

Little Red Riding Hood

Author: Publisher: Brighter Child Product Description Between the pages of these delightfully illustrated books are the classic stories of magic, imagination, and inspiration that will delight children again and again. From the hard-working Red Hen to the foolish Gingerbread Man, these tales will capture children’s interest and spark their imagination page after page, inspiring a […]

Gingerbread Baby

Author: Jan Brett Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Product Description Remember how the Gingerbread Boy is eaten by the fox? Well, not this Gingerbread Baby in a delicious twist to a favorite old tale. It all begins when Matti opens the oven too soon and out jumps a cheeky little Gingerbread Baby. He leads Matti’s mother and […]

Rapunzel (Caldecott Medal Book)

Author: Brothers Grimm Publisher: Dutton Juvenile Product Description Surely among the most original and gifted of children’s book illustrators, Paul O. Zelinsky has once again with unmatched emotional authority, control of space, and narrative capability brought forth a unique vision for an age-old tale. Few artists at work today can touch the level at which […]

Behemoth (Leviathan)

Author: Scott Westerfeld Publisher: Simon Pulse Product Description The behemoth is the fiercest creature in the British navy. It can swallow enemy battleships with one bite. The Darwinists will need it, now that they are at war with the Clanker powers. Deryn is a girl posing as a boy in the British Air Service, and […]

Starfire Angels (Starfire Angels: Dark Angel Chronicles Book 1)

Author: Melanie Nilles Publisher: Prairie Star Publishing Product Description 2011 EPIC Ebook Award Finalist They’ve been coming here for thousands of years, using Earth as a sanctuary to escape threats from their own kind. Mankind knows them as angels, and one of them left a child upon her death to be raised as a human. […]

Bartimaeus: The Ring of Solomon

Author: Jonathan Stroud Publisher: Hyperion Book CH Product Description Bartimaeus, everyone’s favorite (wise-cracking) djinni, is back in book four of this best-selling series. As alluded to in the footnotes throughout the series, Bartimaeus has served hundreds of magicians during his 5,010 year career. Now, for the first time, fans will go back in time with […]

Pendragon (Boxed Set): The Merchant of Death, The Lost City of Faar, The Never War, The Reality Bug, Black Water

Author: D.J. MacHale Publisher: Aladdin Product Description Bobby Pendragon was a seemingly normal fourteen-year-old boy. He had a family, a home, and even Marley, his beloved dog. Then one day his uncle Press showed up telling Bobby that some people needed his help, and nothing has been the same since. Now Bobby knows that he […]

The Islands of the Blessed (Richard Jackson Books (Atheneum Hardcover))

Author: Nancy Farmer Publisher: Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books Product Description In this much-anticipated conclusion to the Sea of Trolls trilogy, Notland is no place to seek one’s true calling. Or is it?

The Lost Years of Merlin

Author: T. A. Barron Publisher: Philomel Product Description There has never been a magic like Merlin’s, and T. A. Barron reveals how the legend was born in his adventure-loving five-book epic featuring the heroic young wizard and his unforgettable band. To celebrate the epic, which has sold over a million copies, Philomel has created a […]

A Christmas Card for Mr. McFizz (Green Tiger Storybooks)

Author: Obren Bokich Publisher: Childrens Pr Product Description A lonely chipmunk devises a way to receive more Christmas cards than the popular pack-rat family that lives next door.

The Night Before Christmas

Author: Clement C. Moore Publisher: Goldencraft Product Description This timeless verse is brought back for a whole new generation, now at a sweet new size and classic price. Enjoy old memories and make new ones as you share this favorite Christmas tradition with the whole family.

Christmas Blessings: Baby’s Holiday Photo Album (Baby Blessings)

Author: Joyce Davidson Publisher: Standard Publishing Company

Merry Christmas, Little Mouse: A Scratch-The-Scent and Lift-The-Flap Book

Author: Noelle Carter Publisher: Henry Holth & Co (J) Product Description Little Mouse has presents to share with his friends for Christmas. The reader can guess what the present is before lifting the flap on the page by scratching and sniffing the package.

Christmas Time at Santa’s Workshop (A Troll Pop-Up Book)

Author: Barbara Burrow Publisher: Troll Communications Llc

The Story of Christmas for Children

Author: Publisher: Associated Publishers Group Product Description Simply told story of Jesus’ birth accompanied by soft lovely illustrations

Sailor’s Night Before Christmas (The Night Before Christmas Series)

Author: Kimbra Cutlip Publisher: Pelican Publishing Product Description In this parody of the famous poem by Clement C. Moore, Santa Claus is a salty sailor who pays a visit to those on board a ship in Fisherman’s Bay on Christmas Eve.

Arousing Love

Author: M. H. Strom Publisher: Marstro Press Product Description Zach knows Joanna is too young for him, but he has never felt like this about anybody before. She’s so sweet and passionate and flirty and free, and the most beautiful girl Zach has ever known. Joanna is swept away by her feelings for Zach as […]

Fixing Delilah

Author: Sarah Ockler Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Product Description Things in Delilah Hannaford’s life have a tendency to fall apart. She used to be a good student, but she can’t seem to keep it together anymore. Her “boyfriend” isn’t much of a boyfriend. And her mother refuses to discuss the fight that […]

D’aulaire’s Book of Greek Myths

Author: Ingri d’Aulaire Publisher: Doubleday Books for Young Readers Product Description “For any child fortunate enough to have this  generous book…the kings and heroes of ancient  legend will remain forever matter-of-fact; the  pictures interpret the text literally and are full of  detail and witty observation.”–Horn  Book. “The drawings…are excellent  and excitingly evocative.”–The New  York Times. Amazon.com Review No education is complete without […]

Christmas Kiddoodles: Fun Pad With Stickers No 1

Author: Publisher: Mcclanahan Book Co

Christmas Kiddoodles: Fun Pad With Stickers

Author: Publisher: Mcclanahan Book Co

A Christmas angel collection to cut out, color & fold

Author: Catherine Stock Publisher: Scribners

Christmas Snowflake

Author: Harry E. Stewart Publisher: Beach Holme Pub Ltd

Christmas Kiddoodles: Fun Pad With Stickers No 4

Author: Publisher: Mcclanahan Book Co

Happy Christmas, God (My Picture Prayer Book)

Author: Marie Aubinais Publisher: Chariot Victor Pub Product Description A book of readings and prayers about the birth of Jesus and the religious aspects of Christmas.

Countdown to Christmas

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Bill Peet Publisher: Childrens Pr Product Description Santa adopts a plastic toy sack and paints his sleigh psychedelic colors only to discover he has destroyed a magic necessary to Christmas.

Standard Test Lessons in Reading: Book C

Author: Lelah M. Crabbs Publisher: Teachers College Press

Walt Disney’s BRER RABBIT and HIS FRIENDS (Disney’s Wonderful World of Reading, No. 13) From the Motion Picture Song of the South

Rating: (26 reviews) Author: Joel Chandler Harris Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Brer Rabbit outwits Brer Fox and Brer Bear when they try to trick him.

How Much Is That Doggie in the Window?

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Iza Trapani Publisher: Charlesbridge Publishing Product Description Longing to buy a special puppy, a boy tries to earn the money he needs but ends up spending it on family members, who ultimately surprise him with a special gift. Includes music on the last page.

Funny Faces Dizzy Dragon

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Roger Priddy Publisher: Priddy Books Product Description Ideal for babies and toddlers Wacky characters and funny rhymes Touch and feel, light and sound

The Three Billy Goats Gruff

Rating: (19 reviews) Author: Stephen Carpenter Publisher: HarperFestival Product Description This classic story is a favorite with toddlers, who will cheer on the three clever billy goats who outsmart a mean troll. With plenty of repetition, this adventure is perfect for reading aloud and for joining in, and a satisfying ending provides a reassuring touch.

Christmas Carols

Author: Karl Schulte Publisher: Goldencraft

Family Read-Aloud Christmas Treasury

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Alice Low Publisher: Bt Bound Product Description A rich anthology of holiday favorites shares Christmas poems, songs and carols, and short stories for the entire family. Reprint. AB. SLJ.

The Twelve Dancing Princesses (Mulberry books)

Rating: (28 reviews) Author: Marianna Mayer Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description “A graceful retelling of the fairy tale…. Illustrations are a sumptuous feast, elegant and tasteful, filled with romantic splendor and delicacy…. A stunning piece to savor.” –Booklist.

The Christmas Donkey (Little Golden Readers)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: T. William Taylor Publisher: Goldencraft Product Description A small mistreated donkey is sold to a carpenter, who finds the animal very helpful in transporting his wife and new son when the family flees from Bethlehem to Egypt after the king decrees all baby boys must be killed.

The Bottlestopper’s Christmas Tree Farm

Author: Sarah Graham Cork Publisher: Sevgo Pr

The Seven Chinese Sisters

Rating: (14 reviews) Author: Kathy Tucker Publisher: Albert Whitman & Company Product Description (Ages 5-8) Once there were seven Chinese sisters who lived together and took care of each other. Each one had a special talent. When baby Seventh Sister is snatched by a hungry dragon, her loving sisters race to save her. In Kathy […]

Can You See What I See? Once Upon A Time

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: Walter Wick Publisher: Cartwheel Books Product Description From the photographer of the bestselling I Spy books, Can You See What I See? Once Upon a Time is a rhyming, search-and-find picture book–especially for preschoolers! Twelve fascinating compositions depict favorite fairy tales, folk tales, and classic stories where readers can use the […]

Christmas With Mother Goose

Author: Publisher: Childrens Pr

Children’s Christmas Woodbook

Author: Publisher: Barrons Juveniles

Goldilocks at the Bears Christmas

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Gunderson Publisher: Blem Pubns

Stories of Dragons (Young Reading, Level 1)

Author: Christopher Rawson Publisher: Usborne Books Product Description Intended for beginner readers, these stories about dragons are written in simple text for readers who have, or are gaining confidence in reading alone.

Math Advantage Grade 5

Author: Harcourt Brace Publishing Publisher: Harcourt School Publishers

Math Advantage Grade 6

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Harcourt Brace Publishing Publisher: Harcourt School Publishers

The Frog Prince, Continued (Picture Puffin)

Rating: (18 reviews) Author: Jon Scieszka Publisher: Puffin Product Description A hilarious sequel to the popular fairy tale continues the adventures of the prince as he unhappily copes with the realities of being human once more, until, tired of it all, he sets out to find a witch who can turn him back into a […]