Father Christmas Goes on Holiday Picture PuffinsPuffin #ad - Father christmas visits France, Scotland, and Las Vegas while on his annual vacation. Puffin.
Cobweb Christmas: The Tradition of TinselHarperCollins #ad - This beautiful picture book about the warmth and wonder of Christmas and the origin of tinsel on trees will leave children enchanted with the magical possibilities of the season. Everybody loves Christmas at Tante's. Animals might speak aloud. When a midnight visitor lets them into the old lady's home, they unknowingly spin Tante the very gift she has longed for—a gift that has inspired the draping of tinsel on Christmas trees ever since.
A charming story. Publishers weeklyall her life, Tante had heard tales about marvelous happenings on Christmas Eve. But the curious spiders want to come inside and see Tante's tree, too. Puffin. Tante wished she could witness a bit of Christmas magic, too. The old lady decorates a wonderful tree and makes certain to have something for all who come to visit, be it the nearby village children or the shy animals of the pine forest.
Cobweb Christmas: The Tradition of Tinsel #ad - The only creatures Tante overlooks are the spiders she has swept out of her cottage while cleaning. Bees might hum carols, or cocks crow at midnight.
The TomtenPuffin Books #ad - Highly recommended. School library journal starred review “Wiberg’s lovely, full-color paintings convey the hushed atmosphere of night in the Swedish countryside and also the sweet charms of the Tomten. The gentle story with its eye-filling scenes is an apt choice for a bedtime read-aloud. Publishers weekly “A picture book of rare distinction.
The chicago tribune an ala notable Book A Parents’ Choice Paperback Award Winner Puffin. The friendly troll Tomten will be a welcome visitor. This classic story of the tomten’s nocturnal visits to all of the residents of wintry farm has been reminding children of the promise of spring for decades.
The Littlest MatryoshkaHyperion Books for Children #ad - Juvenile Literature. Puffin. Nina, the smallest of a group of Russian nesting dolls, is separated from her sisters and swept along on a dangerous journey that eventually brings her back home. Colorful Illustrations. Simple Text. 32 pages. Library Binding.
The SnowmanRandom House Books for Young Readers #ad - The pictures have "the hazy softness of air in snow. Illus. 32 pages. Simple Text. Library Binding. Juvenile Literature. A wordless story. In full color. The experience is one that neither he nor young 'readers' will ever regret or forget. Starred Booklist. Puffin. Colorful Illustrations. A little boy rushes out into the wintry day to build a snowman, which comes alive in his dreams that night.
Amma, Tell Me About Diwali!Anjana Publishing #ad - Simple Text. 32 pages. The series has ten books on the festivals of Holi, and on the Hindu gods Krishna, Diwali, Hanuman and Ganesha. Puffin. Juvenile Literature. Library Binding. Anjana Publishing. Brilliant firecrackers lighting up the night, Diyas twinkling like stars - what a sight!This is Diwali, in all its glory, As told to little Klaka - a magical story.
First the celebration of Prince Rama and his homecoming, His victory over Ravana, the evil demon King. Next a story of lakshmi, the Goddess of wealthWho rewards her true devotees with fortune and health. Amme tell me" is a charming and informative series of children's books that introduces the major Hindu festivals and figures to young readers, and are perfect for families wanting to share stories of Hinduism with their children or for educators looking for resource on the Hindu culture for their students.
Amma, Tell Me About Diwali! #ad - Written in rhyme with vivid, captivating illustrations, this series brings Hindu mythology to its readers in a fun and non-preachy way. Colorful Illustrations.
Christmas WombatClarion Books #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Slept. Until she smells carrots! in this charming picture book, the star of Diary of a Wombat goes head to head with Santa’s reindeer in competition for carrots—and wins. 32 pages. Juvenile Literature. Colorful Illustrations. Library Binding. Slept. Indeed, it seems like Christmas will be just another day for the wombat.
Simple Text. Anjana Publishing. Scratched. Then, as an accidental stowaway on Santa's sleigh, she learns that carrots are internationally available. Puffin. No wonder she isn't hungry for treats on Christmas morning! Engaging illustrations delightfully complement the spare text in this unique, wombat’s-eye view of a favorite holiday.
The Legend of Old Befana: An Italian Christmas StorySimon & Schuster Books for Young Readers #ad - 32 pages. Used book in Good Condition. Simple Text. Anjana Publishing. Puffin. But when a brilliant star glows in the eastern sky one night, and Old Befana encounters the glorious procession of three kings on their way to Bethlehem, her little world will never be the same. Colorful Illustrations. She is always sweeping!” Sweep, sweep, sweep.
In this beloved classic picture book, tomie dePaola retells and illustrates an Italian Christmas folk tale, breathing warmth and humanity into the character of the lonely Old Befana and her endless search for the Christ Child. Every morning and every afternoon, Old Befana sweeps with her broom. Library Binding.
The Legend of Old Befana: An Italian Christmas Story #ad - Juvenile Literature. Cranky old lady, ” the children say.
The Legend of the PoinsettiaPuffin Books #ad - Library Binding. Juvenile Literature. At christmastime, the flower blooms and flourishes, the quite exquisite red stars lighting up the countryside. This mexican legend tells how the poinsettia came to be, through a little girl's unselfish gift to the Christ Child. Used book in Good Condition. 32 pages. Anjana Publishing.
Simple Text. Beloved newbery honor-winning author and Caldecott honor-winning illustrator Tomie dePaola has embraced the legend using his own special feeling for Christmas. His glorious paintings capture not only the brilliant colors of Mexico and its art, but also the excitement of the children preparing for Christmas and the hope of Lucida, who comes to see what makes a gift truly beautiful.
The Legend of the Poinsettia #ad - Colorful Illustrations. The legend of the Poinsettia. Puffin. In mexico, the poinsettia is called flor de la Nochebuenao flower of the Holy Night.
Ordinary Mary's Extraordinary DeedGibbs Smith #ad - Puffin. Now available in paperback! celebrate the fifteenth anniversary edition of this feel-good story that continues to inspire and celebrate a world full of ordinary deeds! Can one child's good deed change the world? It can when she’s Ordinary Mary―an ordinary girl from an ordinary school, on her way to her ordinary house―who stumbles upon ordinary blueberries.
Library Binding. She lives in Salt Lake City, Utah. Bishop, she starts a chain reaction that multiplies around the world. When she decides to pick them for her neighbor, Mrs. Updated illustrations and endpapers are now paired with this beloved storyline as it stirs a whole new generation on to more random acts of kindness--proving one child's compassion and empathy really can change the world.
Ordinary Mary's Extraordinary Deed #ad - Used book in Good Condition. The legend of the Poinsettia. Juvenile Literature. Anjana Publishing. 32 pages. Emily pearson is the co-author of Fuzzy Red Bathrobe: Questions from the Heart for Mothers and Daughters. Colorful Illustrations.