Tag Archives: Holidays & Festivals

A Bear for Christmas

Author: Holly Keller Publisher: William Morrow & Co Product Description Joey sneaks his Christmas present, a toy bear, out of its box before Christmas and is upset when he accidentally rips it.

Dress Up: The Christmas Story

Author: Joanna Bicknell Publisher: Make Believe Ideas Product Description Two dolls to dress up, 14 fabric pieces make it possible to create a wide range outfits for all the characters of the nativity. The story of the birth of Jesus is presented in beautiful photographic scenes, inspiring children to dress the dolls as characters from […]

The Attic Christmas

Author: B.G. Hennessy Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Product Description When Angel, Mr. Macaroni, Silver Bell, Skier, Special Delivery, Santa, and Camel find themselves stuck in the attic one year, they realize something is wrong. Lily always hangs them on the tree for her grandchildren, but now her house seems empty. The ornaments try to cobble together […]

Letters from Father Christmas 25th Anniv

Author: J R R Tolkien Publisher: Harpercollins Product Description This revised edition of Tolkien’s famous illustrated letters from ‘Father Christmas’ includes extracts and pictures not included in the original publication 25 years ago. Every December an envelope bearing a stamp from the North Pole would arrive for J.R.R.Tolkien’s children. Inside would be a letter in […]

Gifts At Christmas (Start Up Religion)

Author: Ruth Nason Publisher: Cherrytree Books Product Description This brand new addition to the Start-Up brand has been created specially to support the Schemes of Work for Religion at KS1 and lower KS2. Each book covers different aspects of religion, and the part it plays in people’s lives – the basic belief of different religions, […]

Little Luv Angel (Ideals Christmas Storybooks)

Author: Toby Bluth Publisher: Childrens Pr Product Description Follows the adventures of three angels, Faith, Hope, and Luv, as they play and sing all over Heaven until Faith and Hope are sent to earth to be born and Luv leaves Heaven to search for them.

Adventures in the Big Thicket

Author: Ken Gire Publisher: Focus on the Family Pub Product Description Follows the adventures of a group of small animals living in a bayou in East Texas. Each adventure concludes with a Bible verse.

Time to Pee!

Author: Mo Willems Publisher: Hyperion Book CH Product Description Toilet training has never been such an adventure as when it is introduced by popular cartoonist Mo Willems. With his signature humor, the author gently leads children through each step in the process that will finally bring them to their emancipation from diapers. Featuring a crew […]

A Sesame Street Christmas

Author: Golden Books Publisher: Golden Books

ZOO! A Big Fold Out Counting Book: A Fold-Out Book About Counting

Author: Lori Froeb Publisher: Reader’s Digest Product Description Kids won’t be able to resist the animals in this GIANT fold-out flap book. Five different animals — rhino, crocodile, giraffe, zebra, and lion — are described in fun riddle-fashion. When they know the answer, readers fold out the extra-large flaps to reveal the animal in its […]

Days of Christmas SFT Pzls (Frame-Tray Puzzle)

Author: Golden Books Publisher: Golden Books

Christmas in America (Holiday Book)

Author: Lillie Patterson Publisher: Garrard Pub Co Product Description Traces the history of Christmas customs and celebrations in the United States from the simple ceremonies of the Pilgrims to the elaborate festivities of the present day.

Good Night, Sweet Butterflies (Mini Edition)

Author: Dawn Bentley Publisher: Little Simon Product Description Goodnight, Sweet Butterflies makes bedtime a fun, soothing experience for little sleepyheads. They will love the rhyming story — and the glittery butterflies teach colors while easing children into dreamland. It’s the perfect way to say good night, every night! Amazon.com Review Babies and toddlers who loved […]

BIG FOR CHRISTMAS (Sweet Valley Twins)

Author: Francine Pascal Publisher: Sweet Valley Product Description The twins wish they were grownups when they are invited to the biggest Christmas party ever and their parents won’t let them go, but a shocking transformation has occurred when they wake up the next morning.

Francine Pascal’s Sweet Valley High Super Editions: Malibu Summer/Perfect Summer/Special Christmas/Spring Break/Boxed Set

Author: Francine Pascal Publisher: Bantam Books

Mommy Loves

Author: Anne Gutman Publisher: Chronicle Books Product Description Animal babies are so adorable that their mommies can’t help but cuddle and love them. In this celebration of parental love, each mommy shows how much she loves her baby in her own special way.

Architecture Shapes (Preservation Press)

Author: Michael J. Crosbie Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Product Description Double-page spreads feature a geometric shape on one side and a related architectural element on the other.

Sesame Street Elmo’s Easy as 123 Book and DVD (Sesame Street (Reader’s Digest))

Author: Carol Monica Publisher: Reader’s Digest Product Description Kids will love counting the objects hidden beneath dozens of action flaps in all the richly illustrated scenes. The included 15-minute DVD is packed with the counting-themed songs, skits, and graphic teaching elements for which Sesame Street is famous. It further enhances the book’s educational content while […]

FUZZY RABBIT SAVES CHRISTMAS (Picturebacks)

Author: Vanessa Julian-Ottie Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Ellen and Robert leave Fuzzy Rabbit under the tree on Christmas Eve and he is thus on hand to save the holiday when Santa falls asleep in their sitting room.

Merry Christmas, Space Case (Picture Puffin)

Author: James Marshall Publisher: Puffin Product Description Buddy McGee invited his friend, the thing from outer space-also known as Space Case-to come to Earth for a Christmas visit. Now Buddy’s family is going to Granny’s for the day, and Buddy is afraid he’ll miss Space Case on Earth altogether. What he doesn’t know is that […]

The Cat That Climbed the Christmas Tree (Little Golden Book)

Author: Susanne Santoro Whayne Publisher: Golden Books Product Description Benny the cat and his adventures climbing the christmas tree…seen from a cat’s perspective! Little Golden Book #458-03

Christmas Story: Told Through Paintings

Author: Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich

Where Is Boots?: A Lift-the-Flap Story (Dora the Explorer)

Author: Kiki Thorpe Publisher: Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon Product Description Dora is playing hide-and-go-seek with Boots. And Dora thinks she can find Boots by looking for things that are red, just like his red boots. Readers can help Dora by lifting the flaps to find her friend — and other things that are red!

Teddy’s Christmas: A Pop-Up Book With Mini Christmas Cards

Author: Pete Bowman Publisher: Hyperion Books for Children Product Description On Christmas Day, Teddy sets out to deliver homemade Christmas cards to his woodland pals, but none of them is home. Sadly, Teddy trudges back to his own house, only to be surprised by his friends with an extra special Christmas card they’ve made just […]

The Powerpuff Girls: ‘Twas the Fight Before Christmas

Author: Laura Dower Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks Product Description The Powerpuff Girls’ spoiled rival, Princess Morbucks, has a plan to spoil Christmas for all the good little boys and girls in Townsville. She’s switched Santa’s “naughty” and “nice” lists — and now all the bad kids are getting sweets and treats while all the good kids […]

Beep! Beep! (Peekaboo)

Author: DK Publishing Publisher: DK Preschool Product Description Babies love playing peekaboo from about six months onward-and once they latch on to this simple game, they can’t get enough of it! DK’s Peekaboo books make the most of this fun interactive activity with flaps that open to reveal appealing babies and toys. Babies will love […]

I Went Walking/Sali de paseo: Lap-Sized Board Book

Author: Sue Williams Publisher: HMH Books Product Description In this new bilingual edition ofI Went Walking, toddlers will delight in identifying colors and animals–in English and in Spanish!

Tari’s First Christmas

Author: Mary Diestel-Fedd Publisher: Era Publications

Little Quack (Classic Board Books)

Author: Lauren Thompson Publisher: Little Simon Product Description Little Quack’s brothers and sisters splish, splash, and splosh their way into the pond behind their mama. Will he join his family? Count along and find out in the new Classic Board Book edition of this popular story.

Lucky Tucker

Author: Leslie McGuirk Publisher: Candlewick Product Description Lucky dog! Life is a romp in the park after Tucker rolls in clover in this gleeful new tale about a charmingly expressive pup. When Tucker the terrier wakes up on Saint Patrick’s Day, he gets off on the wrong paw. Nothing is going his way until he […]

Clifford’s Opposites Board Book

Author: Publisher: Cartwheel Product Description Clifford the Small Red Puppy and his big friend teach young children about slow/fast; first/last; up/down; wet/dry; and more!

Where’s the Puppy? (English/Haitian Creole bilingual)

Author: Cheryl Christian Publisher: Star Bright Books Product Description Where is the puppy? Lift the flaps to find out where the puppy is hiding!

G is for Goat

Author: Patricia Polacco Publisher: Puffin Product Description Letter by letter, meet cart-pulling goats; clothes-munching goats; head-butting, hill-climbing, tail-wagging goats! Cats, chicks, dogs, and bunnies play along with these friendly goats, joining in the fun. From A is for Apple to Z is for Zoe, these rascally animals just won’t stop until they’ve romped through the […]

The First Christmas Presents (Fold-Out Board Books)

Author: D’Reen Neeves Publisher: Chariot Victor Pub

Christmas Wishes (Care Bears)

Author: Ellie O’ryan Publisher: Scholastic Product Description Wish Bear can’t wait to celebrate Christmas in this 8×8 storybook. But when she comes down with a cold, who will make all of the Care Bears’ Christmas wishes come true?

Mouse and Mole and the Christmas Walk

Author: Doug Cushman Publisher: W H Freeman & Co (Sd) Product Description From the author/illustrator of Mouse & Mole and the Year-Round Garden, this warm tale is a delightful way to learn about nature’s gifts. Together with his wise friend Mole, Mouse searches for and finds the perfect Christmas tree. The borders of each page […]

Walt Disney’s Mickey Mouse Cookbook: Favorite Recipes from Mickey and His Friends

Author: Walt Disney Publisher: Golden Books – Western Publishing Product Description Introduces kitchen equipment and basic cooking rules and includes simple recipes for cakes, cookies, sandwiches, soups, salads, beverages, and other dishes.

Twin to Twin

Author: Margaret O’Hair Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Product Description Double born. Twice the blessing. Double kids. Twice the messing. Twins mean double the kisses and double the fun. It’s double the joy for everyone!

One Windy Wednesday (Giggle Club)

Author: Phyllis Root Publisher: Candlewick Product Description What happens when the wind blows and BLOWS! Well, one windy Wednesday, Bonnie Bumble found out! The wind blew so hard it blew the quack right out of the duck…and that was just the beginnning!

The Finest Christmas Tree

Author: Ann Hassett Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children Product Description Every year Farmer Tuttle loads his truck with Christmas trees fresh from his farm and drives down to the city to sell them. Then he picks out a special Christmas hat to bring home to Mrs. Tuttle. But one year, people stopped buying real […]

Baby Bear’s Christmas (Brimax interactive flap books)

Author: Publisher: Brimax

The Story of the Easter Bunny

Author: Katherine Tegen Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description On a snow-cold day in a snug little house . . . Everyone knows that the Easter Bunny comes every year with a basket of painted eggs and chocolates. But who is the Easter Bunny, and what is his story? At last, the famous bunny’s secrets are revealed […]

How Many Fish? (My First I Can Read Book)

Author: Caron Lee Cohen Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description In the bay… There are six little fish. Along come six little feet. What will happen when they meet?

Happy Birthday, Moon (Moonbear)

Author: Frank Asch Publisher: Aladdin Product Description When a bear discovers that the moon shares his birthday, he buys the moon a beautiful hat as a present.

Strictly Strings: A Comprehensive String Method Book 1 : Violin

Author: Jacquelyn Dillon Publisher: Alfred Publishing Company Product Description An easy-to-teach, straight forward string method from three renowned pedagogues. A unique letter-note style of music notation is utilized which ensures a smooth transition from rote to note reading. Students are quickly introduced to ensemble playing and play a wide variety of fun-to play melodies, keys […]

The Family Read Aloud Christmas Treasury

Author: Alice Low Publisher: Little Brown & Co (Juv) Product Description No holiday touches the heart as powerfully as Christmas, and this large-format gift book overflows with the special poems, songs and stories of the season. What better way to express the feelings common to us all during this time of sharing and fellowship? (Nonfiction)((Joy […]

Sun-Kissed Christmas

Author: Katherine Applegate Publisher: Simon Pulse Product Description A Simon & Schuster eBook

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Author: Barbara Robinson Publisher: Harper Collins, Inc. Product Description The Herdmans are the worst kids in the history of the world. They lie, steal, smoke cigars, swear, and hit little kids. So no one is prepared when this outlaw family invades church one Sunday and decides to take over the annual Christmas pageant. None of […]

A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Writings (Penguin Classics)

Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Penguin Classics Hardcover Product Description Dicken’s Christmas writings-in a new, sumptuous, and delightful clothbound edition. Dickens’s classic A Christmas Carol has had significant influence on our ideas about the Christmas spirit, and the season as a time for celebration, charity, and memory. This handsome edition features appendices on A Christmas Carol […]

We Wish You an Eerie Christmas

Author: Robert James Publisher: Bt Bound Product Description The dinosaur at World O’Stuff is dressed like Scrooge, the Santa’s-boot cookies taste sweeter than ever, and the Three Wise Guys are trying to sing on key for the big pageant: it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Eerie. But just as Mitchell is getting […]