There is a legend that describes how, at midnight on Christmas Eve, all creatures are granted the power of speech for one hour. In this rich collection, Lee Bennett Hopkins and a dozen other poets imagine what responses they might offer. The poems represent a diverse group of animals, but all come together with one singular purpose: celebrating the joy of the miraculous event.
This collection of graceful poems provides readers with a Nativity story unlike any other -- at times gently humorous, at times profound, but always inviting readers to appreciate the wonder of Christmas. This book is a perfect gift for the holiday season.
Includes poems by...
- Lee Bennett Hopkins
- Joan Bransfield Graham
- Amy Ludwig VanDerwater
- X. J. Kennedy
- Jude Mandell
- Marilyn Nelson
- Jane Yolen
- Ann Whitford Paul
- Prince Redcloud
- Rebecca Kai Dotlich
- Michele Krueger
- Alma Flor Ada
- Alice Schertle
Celebrate the holiday season with this book featuring real lights that glow with every turn of the page.
Set in a winter wonderland, follow one child on his journey home through a snowy landscape. Lights are revealed by diecuts throughout, becoming lit-up shop windows, carol singers' candles, stars in the sky and finally a star on the tree. Told in verse, this gift book will bring the magic of Christmas into everyone's home.
A charming touch-and-feel board book that introduces baby to all the tactile joys of Christmas.This festive touch-and-feel board book lets little ones explore and enjoy all that the holiday has to offer through the curious eyes of everyone's favorite little monkey. Your baby can experience Christmas with Curious George as he hangs stockings, decorates the tree, awaits a visit from Santa, and finds a surprise present on Christmas morning. With sweet illustrations, simple rhyming verse, and an array of textures--which include velvet stockings, crumbly sugar cookies, soft reindeer fur, and Santa's fluffy white beard, among others--this holiday book is the perfect gift for those eagerly awaiting a visit from you know who
Help Biscuit get ready for Santa in this lift-the-flap holiday adventure, featuring flaps that open to reveal exciting surprises
Biscuit gets ready for Santa's arrival in his newest gatefold book, with surprises under every flap
A New York Times and USA Today Bestseller
"With delightful rhymes, How to Catch an Elf slots itself into place along such classics as "The Night Before Christmas."--Foreword Reviews
You've been waiting all year long, and now it's finally Christmas Eve Is this the year you'll finally catch an elf? Start a new Christmas tradition with this hilarious children's book from the creators of the New York Times best-seller How to Catch a Leprechaun
"It's Christmas Eve Hip hip, hooray
Yes, Santa's coming 'round.
He's bringing toys to girls and boys
in every house in town."
"Some kids have tried to catch him,
but Santa's fast, you see
So they've set their eyes on a smaller prize,
and now they're after me "
Welcome to the 12 days of Christmas in Minnesota Ready to greet you are 5 golden hotdishes, 4 lumberjacks, 3 red stones, 2 hockey sticks... and much more from the Gopher State.Jack is so excited about the visit of his twin cousins, Sarah and Hannah, that he gives them one of these VERY unusual gifts on each of the twelve days of Christmas. Hannah writes lively letters home to tell her mom and dad all about their trip. Lucky readers are in for a wild Christmas countdown
For the First Time Ever in Picture Book Format
For a little girl named Susan, Christmas could be any other day. She doesn't believe in Santa Claus or magic or miracles of any kind. Then one day she meets Kriss Kringle. As she doubtfully tells him the gifts she most wishes for, deep down Susan finds herself hoping that just maybe, he is the real thing. Based on the original holiday classic, Miracle on 34th Street is a heartwarming story about generosity, imagination, and the spirit of Christmas.
It was the night before Christmas, and Olivia discovers that her favorite stuffed monkey, Mathilda, is missing. Not only is Mathilda missing, but other favorites keep disappearing around the house too. In the true spirit of Christmas, Olivia figures out how to not only give but to give back what has been missing.