Tag Archives: Non-religious

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 […]

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.

Merry Christmas, Space Case

Author: James Marshall Publisher: Dial Product Description Buddy McGee eagerly awaits a promised Christmas visit from his friend, the thing from outer space.

Too Many Leprechauns: Or How That Pot o’ Gold Got to the End of the Rainbow

Author: Stephen Krensky Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Product Description On St. Patrick’s Day, leprechauns are lucky. But on every other day of the year, they make for noisy neighbors — and they’re turning the entire town of Dingle upside down! Fortunately, Finn O’Finnegan always has a clever plan brewing, and this time, with […]

Little Dracula’s Christmas (Little Dracula Books)

Author: Martin Waddell Publisher: Puffin Product Description The members of a vampire family fail to catch Santa as he makes a delivery of unusual presents.

I Loved You Before You Were Born

Author: Anne Bowen Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description “Even before you were born, I was your grandma and I loved you.” A loving grandmother eagerly awaits the arrival of her grandchild. She dreams of the baby’s soft sighs, sweet smells, and tiny toes, and imagines the infant smiling, rolling over, and crawling for the first time. […]

The Christmas Witch

Author: Steven Kellogg Publisher: Dial Product Description Gloria is the worst student ever to attend Madame Pestilence’s Academy. Not only does she muddle her magic spells and flunk broom drill, she gets in trouble for smiling too much! When Gloria hears about a wonderful holiday called Christmas, she decides she wants to be a Christmas […]

Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Ready-to-Read. Level 1)

Author: Margaret McNamara Publisher: Simon Spotlight Product Description When Mrs. Conner’s class learns about a great man, they discover their own dreams and hopes for a better world!

The Birthday Box (Leslie Patricelli board books)

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Leslie Patricelli Publisher: Candlewick Product Description “Refreshing. . . . A perfect birthday book for a toddler!” — School Library Journal (starred review) What’s better than getting a brand-new toy as a birthday gift? Playing with the box it came in! Climb in for a flight across the ocean, a jaunt […]

The Luck of the Irish (Ready-to-Read. Level 1)

Author: Margaret McNamara Publisher: Simon Spotlight Product Description It’s St. Patrick’s Day! Katie makes shamrocks to help celebrate and ends up learning what it means to be lucky.

The Night Before St. Patrick’s Day (Reading Railroad)

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Natasha Wing Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Product Description ItÂ’s the night before St. PatrickÂ’s Day, and Tim and Maureen are wide awake setting traps to catch a leprechaun! When they wake the next morning to the sound of their dad playing the bagpipes and the smell of their mom cooking green […]

The Lump of Coal

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Lemony Snicket Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description This is a story about a lump of coal who can think, talk, and move itself around. Is there a more charming holiday tale to behold? Probably, but Lemony Snicket has not written one.

Yay, You! : Moving Out, Moving Up, Moving On

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Publisher: Little Simon Amazon.com On the occasion of her son’s graduation from high school, Sandra Boynton, the well-loved creator of books and cards featuring hippos, dinosaurs, and sheep, has written a celebratory book for “onwardly mobile” readers. Everyone on the planet will compare this title to Dr. Seuss’s Oh, the Places […]

Daddy Hugs (Classic Board Books)

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Publisher: Little Simon Product Description Daddy loves to give Baby hugs to say “I love you!” Now Baby and Daddy can cuddle and count along with this hug-and-read book perfect for Baby’s teeny, tiny hands.

If You Give a Pig a Party (If You Give…)

Rating: (22 reviews) Author: Laura Joffe Numeroff Publisher: Laura Geringer Product Description If you give a pig a party,she’s going to ask for someballoons. When you give her the balloons, she’ll want to decorate the house. When she’s finished, she’ll put on her favorite dress. Then she’ll call all her friends — Mouse, Moose, and […]

It’s Earth Day! (Little Critter)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Mercer Mayer Publisher: HarperFestival Product Description Little Critter is on a mission! After watching a film about climate changes at school, Little Critter decides to do his part to slow down global warming. With the help of his family and friends, Little Critter begins to reduce, reuse, and recycle. Together they […]

St. Patrick’s Day in the Morning (Clarion Books)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Eve Bunting Publisher: Clarion Books Product Description On March 17, young Jamie wakes up and realizes it’s St. Patrick’s Day. The green sashes are laid out on the table for his father and two older brothers–all ready for them to sport in the big parade. This is all very exciting, but […]

Birthday Monsters! (Boynton on Board)

Rating: (18 reviews) Author: Sandra Boynton Publisher: Workman Publishing Company Book Description You hear your door come crashing down—those birthday monsters are in town! And they’re going to wreak havoc in the most extraordinarily rude ways. What fun! From Boynton on Board, the 8-million-copy-bestselling series of extra-big, extra-fat, and extra-fun board books, here is BIRTHDAY […]

Happy New Year! / Kung-Hsi Fa-Ts’ai!

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Demi Publisher: Dragonfly Books Amazon.com “Happy Chinese New Year!” this lovely book exuberantly proclaims. Full of extraordinary, richly colorful illustrations resembling lacquered boxes, this book is as visually delicious as Demi’s previous books The Stonecutter and The Empty Pot. Children will love closely examining the flurry of activity associated with this […]

Merry Fairy Holidays: Three Enchanted Christmas Stories (Flower Fairies Friends)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Cicely Mary Barker Publisher: Warne Book Description This wonderful holiday collection features three Flower Fairies Friends chapter book stories about the most popular winter Flower Fairies, The Christmas Tree Fairy, Snowdrop Fairy and the Holly Fairy as they each celebrate the festive season. Discover how the Christmas Tree Fairy uses her […]

Curious George Complete Adventures Deluxe Book and CD Gift Set

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: H.A. and Margret Rey Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Book Description This handsome gift set includes the top-selling “The Complete Adventures of Curious George “plus an unabridged audio collection. Featuring not only all seven original Curious George stories (“Curious George”, “Curious George Flies a Kite”, “Curious George Gets a Medal”, “Curious George Goes […]

Happy Birthday to You! (Classic Seuss)

Rating: (24 reviews) Author: Dr. Seuss Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description Illus. in color. “The Great Birthday Bird guides us on a birthday trip. The multicolored excursion is a festive one.”–School Library Journal.  

Daddy Hugs 1 2 3

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Book Description How many daddy hugs for baby? Cuddle and count with this hug & read book!

Calavera Abecedario: A Day of the Dead Alphabet Book

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Jeanette Winter Publisher: Voyager Books Book Description Every year Don Pedro and his family make papier-mâché skeletons, or calaveras, for Mexico’s Day of the Dead fiesta. From the Angel and Doctor to the Mariachi and Unicornio, there’s a special calavera for each letter of the alphabet. Come dance with them! Includes […]

Moonbeams, Dumplings & Dragon Boats: A Treasury of Chinese Holiday Tales, Activities & Recipes

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Nina Simonds, Leslie Swartz, Boston The Children’s Museum Publisher: Gulliver Books Book Description Filled with delectable recipes, hands-on family activities, and traditional tales to read aloud, this extraordinary collection will inspire families everywhere to re-create the magic of Chinese holidays in their own homes. They can feast on golden New Year’s […]