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Winter Holidays 2020

A selection of books created specially for this season - Solstice, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa....

 

A Winter Walk in the City Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781641702904
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Published: Familius - November 10th, 2020

Winter walk in the city.
What do I see?
One glowing menorah.
Two bells on a tree.


Take a walk through the city in winter and experience the sights, sounds, colors, and smells of the multitude of different holidays we celebrate this season. From Hanukkah and Christmas to Mawlid al-Nabi and Chinese New Year, everyone has a reason to celebrate.


The Shortest Day Cover Image
By Susan Cooper, Carson Ellis (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763686987
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Published: Candlewick - October 22nd, 2019

In this seasonal treasure, Newbery Medalist Susan Cooper’s beloved poem heralds the winter solstice, illuminated by Caldecott Honoree Carson Ellis’s strikingly resonant illustrations.

So the shortest day came,
and the year died . . .


Happy Narwhalidays (A Narwhal and Jelly Book #5) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780735262515
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Published: Tundra Books - September 8th, 2020

New York Times Bestseller!

Narwhal and Jelly spread some holiday cheer (and warm waffle pudding) in the festive fifth book of this blockbuster graphic novel series!


How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (Classic Seuss) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780394800790
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers -

Grow your heart three sizes and get in on all of the Grinch-mas cheer with this Christmas classic--the ultimate Dr. Seuss holiday book that no collection is complete without!

Every Who down in Who-ville liked Christmas a lot . . . but the Grinch, who lived just north of Who-ville, did NOT!


The Night Before Christmas Cover Image
By Clement C. Moore, Loren Long (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062869463
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Published: HarperCollins - September 15th, 2020

#1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Loren Long presents a fresh, modern take on the classic Christmas poem about a visit from Santa Claus in this gorgeous new edition. An Indie Bestseller!


Polar Express 30th anniversary edition Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780544580145
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - September 15th, 2015

Take a ride aboard the Polar Express in this award-winning, classic holiday story, complete with an ornament gift, perfect for every child’s library.

A young boy, lying awake one Christmas Eve, is welcomed aboard a magical train to the North Pole. The Polar Express makes its way to the city atop the world, where the boy will make his Christmas wish.


Joy to the World: Tomie's Christmas Stories Cover Image
By Tomie dePaola, Tomie dePaola (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780147509529
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Published: Puffin Books - October 17th, 2013

A timeless celebration of Christmas from the legendary Newbery and Caldecott Honor winner Tomie dePaola!


The Nutcracker Mice Cover Image
By Kristin Kladstrup, Brett Helquist (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781536215762
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Published: Candlewick - September 8th, 2020

A young mouse must save her production of The Nutcracker in a charming holiday tale from the author of The Gingerbread Pirates and the illustrator of A Series of Unfortunate Events.


Christmas Stories (Everyman's Library Pocket Classics Series) Cover Image
By Diana Secker Tesdell (Editor)
$18.95
ISBN: 9780307267177
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Published: Everyman's Library - October 30th, 2007

Now joining Everyman’s Library—the most extensive and distinguished collectible library of the world’s greatest works—is an appealing new collection in a small Pocket Classics format, perfect for gift giving and reading pleasure.

 


A Child's Christmas in Wales: Gift Edition Cover Image
By Dylan Thomas, Trina Schart Hyman (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780823438709
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Published: Holiday House - October 17th, 2017

The enduring holiday classic, lavishly illustrated by multiple Caldecott Medalist Trina Schart Hyman, is now available in a gift edition for a new generation of readers.


The Christmas Barn Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781499810196
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Published: little bee books - September 15th, 2020

"An affectionate, informative, and thoroughly moving holiday tale." Publishers Weekly, STARRED REVIEW

"A homemade, homey Christmas story for animal lovers." -Kirkus Reviews

This new Christmas story from the creators of the New York Times-bestselling book The SheepOver will warm your heart this holiday seas


Tomie dePaola's Christmas Tree Book Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780823442386
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Published: Holiday House - September 10th, 2019

Fun facts and holiday cheer from the creator of Strega Nona and Quiet.

While picking out their Christmas tree, a couple of curious kids start to wonder where Christmas trees came from. Who invented the first one? How did they become so popular? And how have they changed over the years?


Favor Johnson: A Christmas Stroy Cover Image
By Bert Dodson (Illustrator), Willem Lange
$16.95
ISBN: 9781593730826
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Published: Bunker Hill Publishing Inc - October 16th, 2009

Favor Johnson lives on a small farm in the hills of Vermont.  He keeps to himself, surrounded by dozens of animals, chickens, geese, and his one constant friend, a hound named Hercules. Then one Christmas Eve Hercules' life is saved by Favor's new neighbor, a doctor, and Favor's whole life -- as well as the life of everyone in his village -- is changed forever.


Hanukkah in a Book (UpLifting Editions): Jacket comes off. Candles pop up. Display and celebrate! Cover Image
By Noterie, Carolyn Gavin (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781419739156
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Published: Abrams Noterie - September 10th, 2019

This little gift book turns into a beautiful holiday decoration.
 
Celebrate the eight days of Hanukkah with a unique book that transforms into a menorah to display on a desk, table, or windowsill.


The Eight Knights of Hanukkah Cover Image
By Leslie Kimmelman, Galia Bernstein (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780823439584
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Published: Holiday House - September 15th, 2020

The whole kingdom has gathered to celebrate Hanukkah--but a dastardly dragon keeps interrupting the festivities. Can the Eight Knights of Hanukkah set things right?


Goodnight Bubbala Cover Image
By Sheryl Haft, Jill Weber (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525554776
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Published: Dial Books - October 15th, 2019

This festive parody reimagines a classic bedtime book as a lively Jewish family gathering complete with bubbies and zeydes—a perfect gift or read aloud that includes an exclusive latke recipe by Ina Garten, TV’s Barefoot Contessa!
 
In the small blue room there was a bubbala, and a little shmatta,


Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins: 25th Anniversary Edition Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780823431946
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Published: Holiday House - August 31st, 2014

A classic Hanukkah tale, now available in a beautiful anniversary edition.  A Caldecott Honor book.

On the first night of Hanukkah, a weary traveler named Hershel of Ostropol eagerly approaches a village, where plenty of latkes and merriment should warm him.


Hanukkah Bear Cover Image
By Eric A. Kimmel, Mike Wohnoutka (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780823431694
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Published: Holiday House - August 31st, 2014

Bubba Brayna’s legendary latkes lure an unexpected visitor into her home in this playful Hanukkah tale from a master storyteller.


Hanukkah Bear Cover Image
By Eric A. Kimmel, Mike Wohnoutka (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780823447503
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Published: Holiday House - September 1st, 2020

Bubba Brayna’s legendary latkes lure an unexpected visitor into her home in this playful Hanukkah tale from a master storyteller.


Meet the Latkes Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780451479129
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - October 16th, 2018

Imagine James Marshall's The Stupids celebrating Hanukkah, and you'd get the Latke family!


Hanukkah: The Festival of Lights (Big Golden Book) Cover Image
By Bonnie Bader, Joanie Stone (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9781984852496
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Published: Golden Books - September 8th, 2020

Celebrate Hanukkah--and learn the meaning behind the holiday--with this new Big Golden Book!


Oskar and the Eight Blessings Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781596439498
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 8th, 2015

Winner of the 2015 National Jewish Book Award for Children's Literature


The Hanukkah Magic of Nate Gadol Cover Image
By Arthur A. Levine, Kevin Hawkes (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780763697419
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Published: Candlewick - September 8th, 2020

From an imaginative team come a new larger-than-life holiday hero who brings Hanukkah wonder and generosity to anyone in need!


Hanukkah Mad Libs Cover Image
By Roger Price (Created by), Leonard Stern (Created by)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780843172454
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Published: Mad Libs - September 27th, 2012

Mad Libs is the world’s greatest word game and a great gift for anyone who likes to laugh! Write in the missing words on each page to create your own hilariously funny stories all about Hannukah. It’s as fun as spinning the NOUN!


Latkes, Latkes, Good to Eat Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780358395423
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - September 8th, 2020

A cheerful and magical folk tale perfect for celebrating the miracle of Chanukah, now gently adapted for the very young board book reader

Latkes, latkes, good to eat.
Cook me up a Chanukah treat!


On the first night of Chanukah Sadie performs a generous act, and in turn receives a magic pan that cooks up sizzling hot, golden latkes o


How Do Dinosaurs Say Happy Chanukah? (How Do Dinosaurs...?) Cover Image
By Jane Yolen, Mark Teague (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338330328
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Published: The Blue Sky Press - September 3rd, 2019

America's bestselling dinosaur series celebrates the joys of Chanukah in an engaging board book overflowing with humor for the whole family!


Baby's First Hanukkah (Baby's First Holidays) Cover Image
By DK
$5.99
ISBN: 9781465499721
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Published: DK Children - September 22nd, 2020

Perfect for storytime with babies and toddlers over the Jewish holiday period, this first board book introduces Hanukkah traditions and festivities.


Hanukkah Lights Cover Image
By David Martin, Melissa Sweet (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780763679729
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Published: Candlewick - September 8th, 2015

Sweet illustrations and simple language bring Hanukah to life for the youngest of children in this delightful sticker book.


My First Chanukah Cover Image
By Tomie dePaola (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780448448596
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Published: Grosset & Dunlap - September 11th, 2008

In My First Chanukah, Tomie dePaola?s gentle text and understated artwork provide insight and background into the holiday for young readers. Eye-catching foil lights up the cover!


The Very Hungry Caterpillar's 8 Nights of Chanukah Cover Image
By Eric Carle, Eric Carle (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780593226087
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Published: World of Eric Carle - October 13th, 2020

Celebrate Chanukah with The Very Hungry Caterpillar!

Light the menorah, spin the dreidel, sing songs, and so much more in this sweet board book! This festive counting story makes for a fine holiday gift for fans of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, all while introducing young readers to the wonderful traditions of Chanukah.


An Old-Fashioned Christmas: Favorite Yuletide Quotes and Traditions Cover Image
$12.50
ISBN: 9781578267767
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Published: Hatherleigh Press - October 22nd, 2018

A collection of inspirational, meaningful and fun quotes celebrating the spirit of Christmas.

Deck the halls with boughs of jolly and the An Old-Fashioned Christmas. Chock full of holiday sentiments and joyous words, this Christmas quote book is the perfect stocking stuffer book for the season.


Star Mother's Youngest Child Cover Image
By Louise Moeri, Trina Schart Hyman (Illustrator)
$8.95
ISBN: 9780618615094
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - September 26th, 2005

Once upon a Christmas, there was an old woman who lived in a hut at the edge of the forest, with only her old dog, Uproar, to keep her company. The old woman had only one wish: to celebrate a real Christmas, with a tree and presents and candles and food. Just once.


I Saw Three Ships Cover Image
By Elizabeth Goudge, Margot Tomes (Illustrator)
$7.95
ISBN: 9781567925043
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Published: David R. Godine Publisher - December 1st, 2014

A classic for young readers, and parents, who believe in the magic of Christmas. "I absolutely adored it. It had a cracking plot and a perfect tone throughout."--J. K. Rowling


'Twas the Night Before Christmas (Holiday Classics) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780544325241
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - September 23rd, 2014

Everyone knows the famous beginning to this beloved holiday poem: “’Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house . . .” Clement Moore’s poem was written in 1822 and has been a holiday classic ever since.


A Christmas Memory Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385392761
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - October 28th, 2014

The classic story of Truman Capote's childhood Christmas ritual is more endearing than ever in this  beautiful newly redesigned package, which includes a CD with the audio version of the text.


How Do Dinosaurs Say Merry Christmas? (How Do Dinosaurs...?) Cover Image
By Jane Yolen, Mark Teague (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338330434
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Published: The Blue Sky Press - September 3rd, 2019

Ho ho ho! America's bestselling dinosaur series celebrates Christmas in an engaging board book overflowing with humor and joy!


Llama Llama Secret Santa Surprise Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781524793623
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Published: Penguin Young Readers Licenses - October 15th, 2019

Llama Llama and his friends play Secret Santa at school in this sweet 8x8 based on an episode from the Netflix animated television series. Includes stickers!


Merry Christmas, Little Pookie Cover Image
By Sandra Boynton, Sandra Boynton (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781534437241
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Published: Little Simon - September 18th, 2018

“A fine stocking stuffer or an ideal Christmas Eve read.” —Kirkus Reviews

Pookie and Mom get ready to welcome Christmas in this gentle and captivating board book from the beloved and bestselling Sandra Boynton.

It’s Christmas Eve! Join Mom and her little Pookie as they prepare for the merriest of holidays.


Gingerbread Christmas Cover Image
By Jan Brett, Jan Brett (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781984812469
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - October 15th, 2019

Jan Brett’s beloved character the Gingerbread Baby returns in a fun-filled Christmas caper!
 
Gingerbread Baby and his friend, Matti, take his gingerbread band to the Christmas Festival where they are a hit! That is until the aroma of gingerbread reaches the children, making them hungry.


Where Do Diggers Celebrate Christmas? (Where Do...Series) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525579519
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - September 3rd, 2019

If you love Where Do Diggers Sleep at Night? and its things-that-go sequels, now you can join the many different trucks as they celebrate Christmas--now in a board format perfect for the littlest of readers!


One Wild Christmas (Life in the Wild) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781525302039
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Published: Kids Can Press - September 3rd, 2019

Best friends the bear, the moose and the beaver have been so busy getting ready for Christmas, they have forgotten the most important decoration of all --- the Christmas tree! Rushing through the snowy forest, they reject one tree after another. And then they spot it. A pine tree that is just the right size, with soft needles and a wonderful scent --- it's perfect!


On Christmas Day Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781546014560
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Published: WorthyKids - October 1st, 2019

Goodnight Moon author, Margaret Wise Brown, gently invites all of creation to the manger in this Christmas board book.


Teeny Tiny Santa Cover Image
By Rachel Matson, Joey Chou (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781338318494
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Published: Cartwheel Books - September 17th, 2019

Join this teeny tiny Santa on a BIG Christmas adventure!

In a teeny tiny village
On an evening cold and bright
A teeny tiny fox
Dreamt of Christmas night.


A Christmas Carol (Puffin Classics) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780141324524
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Published: Puffin Books - September 11th, 2008

A Christmas Carol is one of Charles Dickens' most loved books - a true classic and a Christmas time must-read. Ebenezer Scrooge is a mean, miserable, bitter old man with no friends. One cold Christmas Eve, three ghosts take him on a scary journey to show him the error of his nasty ways. By visiting his past, present and future, Scrooge learns to love Christmas and the people all around him.


Issie and the Christmas Pony: Christmas Special (Pony Club Secrets) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780008251185
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Published: HarperCollins Children's Books - October 24th, 2017

An extra-special Christmas story about Issie and her friends at pony club. With gymkhanas to win, rivals to defeat, mysteries to solve and ponies in danger to save - these books are perfect for all readers who love ponies.

Issie had always wanted her very own pony, and perhaps this Christmas her wish would come true...


Christmas Fun Mad Libs: Deluxe Stocking Stuffer Edition Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780515157093
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Published: Mad Libs - October 18th, 2016

Mad Libs is the world’s greatest word game and a great gift for anyone who likes to laugh! Write in the missing words on each page to create your own hilariously funny stories all about Christmas past, present and future! Our Christmas Fun Mad Libs: Deluxe Stocking Stuffer Edition will fill your holidays with peace and NOUN!
 


Rocket's Christmas Surprise Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593179222
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - September 15th, 2020

Rocket, the star of Tad Hills's New York Times-bestselling picture books, returns in a brand-new, original board book to celebrate Christmas with his friends!


The Night Before Christmas Cover Image
By Clement C. Moore, Tomie dePaola (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780823443512
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Published: Holiday House - September 24th, 2019

A perfect stocking-stuffer edition of a beloved Christmas classic, from the creator of Strega Nona and Quiet.


Who is Coming to Our House? Cover Image
By Joseph Slate, Ashley Wolff (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780399234101
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - September 24th, 2001

A modern Christmas classic about how the animals prepare a cozy welcome for the baby Jesus.

"Who is coming to our house?

Someone, someone," says Mouse.


Christmas in a Book (UpLifting Editions): Jacket comes off. Ornaments pop up. Display and celebrate! Cover Image
By Noterie, Allie Runnion (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781419739026
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Published: Abrams Noterie - September 10th, 2019

This little gift book turns into a beautiful holiday decoration.
 
A novel way to usher in the holidays, Christmas in a Book transforms into a cheerfully decorated tree that you can display on a desk, table, or mantle.


Christmas Parade Cover Image
By Sandra Boynton, Sandra Boynton (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781534478060
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Published: Little Simon - September 15th, 2020

A delightful Christmas board book filled with hilarious characters and dynamic art from the one and only Sandra Boynton!

BOOM biddy BOOM biddy BOOM BOOM BOOM!
What’s that noise filling the room?

From this rousing beginning unfolds Christmas Parade, a merry board book from Sandra Boynton.

As the dynamic parade of spiffy and intent


Little Blue Truck's Christmas Cover Image
By Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780544320413
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - September 23rd, 2014

Celebrate Christmas with the #1 New York Times best-selling Little Blue Truck in a light-up novelty book that's the perfect gift for the holiday season.

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Little Blue Truck is spreading cheer by delivering Christmas trees to his animal friends.


Best Kids' Christmas Jokes Ever! (Highlights Joke Books) Cover Image
By Highlights (Created by)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781644721209
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Published: Highlights Press - September 22nd, 2020

What did the dog say to the Christmas tree? My bark is louder than yours! This laugh-out-loud collection of Christmas jokes will have kids giggling all during the holidays.


All Aboard! The Christmas Train Cover Image
By Nichole Mara, Andrew Kolb (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781419732959
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Published: Abrams Appleseed - October 16th, 2018

Folding out car by car, this accordion-style book takes readers on a tour of Santa’s Christmas train. Each car has lots to see—elves making toys, penguins playing, reindeer preparing for the big day—as Santa searches for his missing boot. With a running landscape dotted with objects for children to find and count on the back of the book, All Aboard!


Dasher: How a Brave Little Doe Changed Christmas Forever Cover Image
By Matt Tavares, Matt Tavares (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536201376
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Published: Candlewick - September 10th, 2019

From the celebrated creator of Red and Lulu comes the story of a brave little doe who meets Santa and changes Christmas forever.


The Animals' Santa Cover Image
By Jan Brett, Jan Brett (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399257841
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - October 21st, 2014

This modern Christmas classic highlights how animals are just as curious as kids about their own Santa.


Always Together at Christmas Cover Image
By Sara Sargent, Mark Chambers (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780593380840
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - November 3rd, 2020

Help children discover the joy of Christmas 2020 with this timely picture book that affirms the special magic of the holidays even if we're physically separated from our loved ones!

Christmas will always mean love.
Even if love looks a little different this year.


Christmas Is Joy (Emma Dodd's Love You Books) Cover Image
By Emma Dodd, Emma Dodd (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781536215458
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Published: Templar - September 8th, 2020

An enchanting celebration of the true meaning of Christmas, featuring two adorable reindeer

Christmas is love that lasts all year.
It's all of us, together, here.

Christmas is peace, stars twinkling above,
a night of sweet dreams and a heart full of love.



The Night Before Christmas Cover Image
By Jan Brett, Jan Brett (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781984816825
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - October 13th, 2020

Jan Brett's take on this Christmas classic is a visual masterpiece!

The quintessential holiday poem tells the tale of Christmas's most anticipated visitor, complete with dashing reindeer and gleaming presents. Jan Brett expands on the magical spirit of the classic poem in her beautiful imagining of the iconic story of Santa's visit (spunky elves and reindeer escapades included!).


The ABCs of Christmas Cover Image
By Jo Parker, Flora Waycott (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593222379
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Published: Grosset & Dunlap - October 6th, 2020

This year celebrate Christmas with the entire family as the traditional story of Jesus Christ's birth is told from A to Z!

    A is for Angel...
    B is for Bethlehem...
    C is for Christ...


Night Tree Cover Image
By Eve Bunting, Ted Rand (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780152001216
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - October 31st, 1994

By moonlight in the quiet forest, a young boy and his family decorate their favorite tree with popcorn, apples, tangerines, and sunflower-seed balls as a gift for the animals of the woods. “Sure to become a Christmas favorite, this beautifully illustrated story of a family’s unusual tradition brings to life the true spirit of Christmas.”--American Bookseller


The Nutcracker and the Mouse King: The Graphic Novel Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781596436817
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Published: First Second - September 8th, 2020

Natalie Andrewson brings E.T.A. Hoffmann’s surreal and fantastical story to life like never before in this vibrant graphic novel adaptation of the beloved Christmas classic, The Nutcracker and the Mouse King.

Of all the gifts under the tree on Christmas Eve, only one captures Marie Stahlbaum’s heart: a humble nutcracker.


Jonny Lambert's Ten Little Reindeer (Jonny Lambert Illustrated) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781465499769
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Published: DK Children - September 8th, 2020

Count from 10 reindeer to 1, then back to 10 again in this fun-filled, lift-the-flap Christmas board book with a playful rhyme for little ones.


The Twelve Days of Christmas Cover Image
By Jan Brett, Jan Brett (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781984816573
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - October 15th, 2019

"On the first day of Christmas 
My true love gave to me
A partridge in a pear tree."

For many centuries young and old alike have been singing about the maids a-milking, the lords a-leaping, and a partridge in a pear tree. A Christmas carol, a parlor game, and a delightful counting song-The Twelve Days of Christmas- is indeed a favorite of the holiday season.


Pick a Pine Tree: Midi Edition Cover Image
$12.00
ISBN: 9781536216028
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Published: Candlewick - September 29th, 2020

A festive read-aloud brimming with all the joy and excitement of Christmastime — beginning, of course, with picking out a tree!


Merry Christmas, Strega Nona Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780152531843
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - September 15th, 1991

Strega Nona returns with her bumbling assistant, Big Anthony, and Bambolona, the baker’s daughter, in time for the big Christmas Eve feast.


Guess Who's Coming to Santa's for Dinner? Cover Image
By Tomie dePaola, Tomie dePaola (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534466494
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 15th, 2020

Tomie dePaola’s rambunctious 2004 classic returns to print just in time for the holiday season! With its brightly colored illustrations, playful narration, and seasonal cheer, this picture book is sure to be a holiday favorite for the whole family.

This year, Santa and Mrs. Claus are having their entire family over for Christmas dinner.


Christmas Farm Cover Image
By Mary Lyn Ray, Barry Root (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780544105096
Availability: Hard to Find (may be out of print - email to check availability)
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - October 8th, 2013

“This lovely tale celebrates intergenerational friendship and determination, growth and nature, and the joy of the holiday season.”  —School Library Journal

When Wilma decides her garden needs a new beginning, she gathers string, scissors, shovels, sixty-two dozen balsam seedlings, and Parker, her five-year-old neighbor.


I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas Cover Image
By John Rox, Bruce Whatley (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063043213
Availability: Usually Available in 3-7 Days
Published: HarperCollins - September 15th, 2020

"Any child who has begged or pleaded for a pet for Christmas will love this book." *

Christmas is coming, and one little girl wants nothing more than a hippopotamus to play with and enjoy. But will Santa Claus and her parents make her Christmas wish come true?


Hurry, Santa! Cover Image
By Tomie dePaola, Tomie dePaola (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781534464056
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Published: Little Simon - September 15th, 2020

From award-winning author Tomie dePaola comes a witty and charming Christmas tale about Santa getting ready for his big night until…oh no, he’s really got to GO...to the potty!

Hurry, Santa!
No time to rest,
It’s Christmas Eve.
And time to get dressed!


It’s finally time for Santa to prepare for the most magical night o


The Night Before Christmas Cover Image
By Clement C. Moore, Anita Lobel (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534469679
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - September 15th, 2020

“The definitive city child’s edition.” —The New York Times Book Review

“Lobel’s paintings are gentle and reassuring…she has captured with richness and simplicity the joy and love of the holiday season.” —School Library Journal (starred review)

Caldecott Honoree and beloved illustrator Anita Lobel


The Story of the Three Wise Kings Cover Image
By Tomie dePaola, Tomie dePaola (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534466524
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 15th, 2020

Tomie dePaola’s beloved 1983 classic returns to print just in time for the holiday season!

Three wise men of the East, having seen a new star symbolizing the birth of a great king, follow the star to Bethlehem where they present gifts to the newborn Jesus. This beautiful rendition of the well-known tale is sure to delight young readers.


I Spy Christmas: A Book of Picture Riddles Cover Image
By Jean Marzollo, Walter Wick (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781338332582
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Published: Cartwheel Books - September 3rd, 2019

It's the greatest time of year! I Spy Christmas -- now with new bonus riddles, a brand-new search-and-find look, and a brand-new trim size.


Santa Baby Cover Image
By Jonathan Stutzman, Heather Fox (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250255617
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - September 8th, 2020

Jonathan Stutzman and Heather Fox, the duo behind Llama Destroys the World, take their trademark hijinks up to the North Pole in this laugh-out-loud, heartfelt Christmas-themed picture book.


Christmas Is Coming!: Celebrate the Holiday with Art, Stories, Poems, Songs, and Recipes Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781419737497
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - October 15th, 2019

From The Metropolitan Museum, this Christmas treasury of stories, poems, recipes, and songs is sure to light up the holiday season
 
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and this richly illustrated treasury celebrates everything there is to love about the holiday season!


The Night Before Christmas Cover Image
By Clement C. Moore, Loren Long (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062869463
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Published: HarperCollins - September 15th, 2020

#1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Loren Long presents a fresh, modern take on the classic Christmas poem about a visit from Santa Claus in this gorgeous new edition. An Indie Bestseller!


Santa Mouse (A Santa Mouse Book) Cover Image
By Michael Brown, Elfrieda De Witt (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534437937
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Published: Little Simon - September 17th, 2019

A kindhearted mouse becomes Santa’s littlest helper in this heartfelt, joyful story that’s a true Christmas classic.

Sometimes giving is the best gift of all.

In this charming holiday story, meet a tiny mouse with no name who is blessed with a large imagination and a generous spirit. He lives a very lonely life in a very big house.


The Night Before Christmas Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534400856
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Published: Little Simon - September 19th, 2017

The original tale of The Night Before Christmas by Clement C.


5 More Sleeps ‘til Christmas Cover Image
By Jimmy Fallon, Rich Deas (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250266477
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - October 27th, 2020

Host of NBC's The Tonight Show and three-time #1 New York Times-bestselling author Jimmy Fallon returns with this sweet and spirited Christmas picture book.

Just 5 more sleeps 'til Christmas!

Can you believe it's here?
I know that Santa's coming soon
'cause I've been good all year.


My Big Wimmelbook—Christmas Village (My Big Wimmelbooks) Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781615197620
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Published: The Experiment - November 10th, 2020

Welcome to Wimmelworld—a land of few words, yet endless entertainment—for curious kids age 2 to 5!

In these one-of-a-kind picture books, every page is bursting with life—and tons to discover!


The Night of Las Posadas Cover Image
By Tomie dePaola, Tomie dePaola (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780698119017
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Published: Puffin Books - September 24th, 2001

Tomie dePaola's glorious paintings are as luminous as the farolitos that light up on the Plaza in Santa Fe for the procession of Las Posadas, the tradition in which Mary and Joseph go from door to door seeking shelter at the inn on Christmas Eve.This year Sister Angie, who is always in charge of the clebration, has to stay home with the flu, and Lupe and Roberto, who are to play Mary


Long Ago, On a Silent Night Cover Image
By Julie Berry, Annie Won (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338277722
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Published: Orchard Books - September 3rd, 2019

The miracle of Christmas comes alive in this luminous celebration of unconditional love and the joy and hope and promise in every child from Printz Honor recipient Julie Berry!


Jan Brett's Christmas Treasury Cover Image
By Jan Brett, Jan Brett (Illustrator)
$40.00
ISBN: 9780525517184
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - October 16th, 2018

A festive treasury featuring seven of Jan Brett's classic Christmas titles, a perfect gift that will be the center of family holidays for years to come!


A Nancy Drew Christmas (Nancy Drew Diaries) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781534431638
Availability: Backordered (email to check availability)
Published: Aladdin - October 20th, 2020

Nancy finds herself a Christmas mystery in this super special book of the Nancy Drew Diaries, a fresh approach to the classic mystery series.

Nancy is spending her winter vacation at the most beautiful ski resort in Montana. Everything looks perfect, from the spectacular mountain views to the cozy rooms complete with fireplaces and holiday decorations.


Dragon's Merry Christmas: An Acorn Book (Dragon #5) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781338347524
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - October 6th, 2020

From Dav Pilkey, creator of the #1 New York Times bestselling Dog Man and Captain Underpants series, comes Dragon, the heartwarming hero adored by Dav's youngest readers!

Pick a book. Grow a Reader!


My First Christmas Cover Image
By Tomie dePaola, Tomie dePaola (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780448448602
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Published: Grosset & Dunlap - September 11th, 2008

In My First Christmas, warm illustrations and easy-to-follow text celebrate the joys and traditions of this special holiday. From decorating the tree to putting cookies out for Santa, the Christmas spirit is beautifully captured by Tomie dePaola.


Jack and Santa (A Jack Book #7) Cover Image
By Mac Barnett, Greg Pizzoli (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780593113981
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - October 13th, 2020

From New York Times bestselling author Mac Barnett and Geisel Award-winning illustrator Greg Pizzoli, an uproarious early reader series about a mischievous rabbit, a cranky old lady, and a lovable dog.


Christmas Cheer for The Grouchy Ladybug Cover Image
By Eric Carle, Eric Carle (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062932266
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Published: HarperCollins - September 17th, 2019

From the World of Eric Carle comes a keepsake book starring The Grouchy Ladybug, who needs just a little nudge to get into the holiday spirit.


The Very Hungry Caterpillar's Snowy Hide & Seek: A Finger Trail Lift-the-Flap Book (The World of Eric Carle) Cover Image
By Eric Carle, Eric Carle (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780593222584
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Published: World of Eric Carle - October 13th, 2020

This gorgeous little board book from The Very Hungry Caterpillar is the perfect way to say "Merry Christmas!"


The Crayons' Christmas Cover Image
By Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780525515746
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Published: Penguin Workshop - October 15th, 2019

Celebrate the holidays with the Crayons in this festive story from #1 New York Times best-selling duo Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers. This special book has letters, games, ornaments, a poster, and even a pop-up Christmas tree!


Mistletoe: A Christmas Story Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593174425
Availability: Usually Available in 3-7 Days
Published: Schwartz & Wade - September 29th, 2020

Celebrate Christmas with Mistletoe, a mouse who makes the perfect gift for her best friend from #1 New York Times bestselling author-illustrator.


Claris: Holiday Heist: The Chicest Mouse in Paris Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781760504953
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Published: Hardie Grant - October 6th, 2020

A sweet little mouse takes on a cheeky cat burglar with holiday cheer! Can Claris and Monsieur save the day – the New York way? 

The fourth Claris book from acclaimed fashion illustrator Megan Hess. 


Construction Site on Christmas Night Cover Image
By Sherri Duskey Rinker, AG Ford (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781452139111
Availability: Usually Available in 3-7 Days
Published: Chronicle Books - October 16th, 2018

From the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site series. More than two million copies have sold across the series!


Roly Poly Cover Image
By Mem Fox, Jane Dyer (Illustrator), Jeanne Birdsall (Photographs by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481445566
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Published: Beach Lane Books - November 5th, 2019

Roly Poly the polar bear gets a little brother he did not ask for, in this charming story about sibling rivalry and the bonds of family from the beloved picture book creators of Time for Bed, Mem Fox and Jane Dyer.

Roly Poly the polar bear loves being an only child. His bed is only his. The fish he catches are only his.


The Little Christmas Activity Book (Dover Little Activity Books) Cover Image
$1.99
ISBN: 9780486256795
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Published: Dover Publications - July 1st, 1988

Childrenfrom 4to 8 will love this little treasury of Christmas cheer. They can follow a maze to Grandma's house, study a picture to find hidden gifts, solve crossword puzzles, connect the dots, and solve other holiday mysteries. Easy-to-read captions explain each of the 33 puzzles, and solutions appear at the end. The pictures can be colored, too


Fun with Christmas Stencils (Dover Little Activity Books) Cover Image
$1.99
ISBN: 9780486254494
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Published: Dover Publications - October 1st, 1987

Little hands can easily create their own Christmas cards and tree decorations with this inexpensive collection of six easy-to-use "open" stencils. No areas to cut or punch out; simply trace and color such yuletide favorites as a candy cane, a stocking stuffed with toys, Santa, a bell, snowflake, and Christmas tree.


Glitter Old-Time Christmas Stickers Cover Image
By Anna Samuel (Editor)
$1.99
ISBN: 9780486449296
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Published: Dover Publications - March 20th, 2006

Thirteen glistening Christmas stickers recall those charming visions of Christmas past. Included are images of an old-fashioned Santa bearing gifts, rosy-cheeked children dressed warmly against winter's cold, excited moppets gathered around a festive tree, and other heartwarming scenes.


Glitter Santas Stickers (Dover Little Activity Books Stickers) Cover Image
$1.50
ISBN: 9780486467993
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Published: Dover Publications - September 19th, 2008

Add some extra glow to the holiday season with these glittery Santas enjoying a variety of delightful activities. He and his helpers are everywhere this season -- on a surfboard, in a snow globe, flying in a hot-air balloon, packing up toys, and sliding down the chimney. 10 color stickers.


Old-Time Santa Claus Stickers: 24 Full-Color Pressure-Sensitive Designs (Dover Stickers) Cover Image
$1.99
ISBN: 9780486260471
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Published: Dover Publications - August 1st, 1989

Old-Time Christmas Stickers (Dover Stickers) Cover Image
$1.99
ISBN: 9780486271460
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Published: Dover Publications - June 15th, 1992

Christmas on Jane Street: A True Story Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780061626425
Availability: Special Order (email to check availability)
Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - November 4th, 2008

A lovely, lovingly illustrated little gem of a book, this delightful tenth anniversary edition of a beloved Christmas classic tells the poignant, inspiring story of an unforgettable family that brings the Christmas spirit to life on a street corner in Manhattan and the warm, wide circle of friends who have welcomed them to the neighborhood. 


The Penguin Book of Christmas Stories: From Hans Christian Andersen to Angela Carter (A Penguin Classics Hardcover) Cover Image
By Jessica Harrison (Editor)
$25.00
ISBN: 9780241396698
Availability: Usually Available in 3-7 Days
Published: Penguin Classics - November 10th, 2020

The ultimate festive anthology of the best Christmas stories of all time, selected from around the world

A Penguin Classics Hardcover