Children's Holiday Books
'twas the Night Before Thanksgiving
School & Library
School children on a field trip to Mack Nugget's farm save the lives of eight turkeys in this poem based on "The Night Before Christmas"
10 Busy Brooms
A festive Halloween-themed counting book invites very young children to find a hidden owl and cat on each page while counting 10 little witches who climb on their brooms and zoom past rattling skeletons, pie-stealing mummies and werewolfs with yucky breath.
Amelia Bedelia Talks Turkey
When Amelia Bedelia volunteers to fill in as director of a third-grade Thanksgiving play, she misunderstands everything from one girl's desire to play a big role to an opening night wish that she "break a leg."
The Ancient Celtic Festivals
And How We Celebrate Them Today
Explains how many of our modern traditions and holiday celebrations originated with the festivals of the ancient Celts in northern Europe, and includes hands-on activity pages.
Beni's Little Library
A Jewish Holiday/Boxed Set
Big Easter Adventure
A whimsical holiday adventure starring the intrepid Pete the Cat finds him being appointed as an unwitting helper to a troubled Easter Bunny and racing to deliver eggs before time runs out, in a tale complemented by a poster, punch-out cards and stickers. Original. 150,000 first printing.
A witch has grown the largest pumpkin ever to bake it into a pumpkin pie, but she soon discovers that neither she nor her monster friends can lift it. Reprint. SLJ. K.
Blind Bartimaeus: A Jewish Christmas Story
Caillou Happy Easter
Caillou and his family celebrate Easter with Uncle Felix at his farm, where Caillou and his cousins Amanda and Emilio have an Easter egg hunt.
Cakes and Miracles
A Purim Tale
School & Library
Young, blind Hershel finds that he has special gifts he can use to help his mother during the Jewish holiday of Purim. Includes author's notes about the holiday and its origins.