I was so excited about Christmas, I could squeak My favorite nephew Benjamin was going to come over, and we were planning to trim the tree and eat lots of delicious holiday Cheesy Chews. But before you could say "cat alert," disaster struck I slipped over my tail and ended up in the hospital. And then my mouse hole caught on fire Holey cheese, this was turning out to be the worst Christmas ever....
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
Perfect for sharing a cozy moment with a special child, You Are My Merry reminds us of the magical gift of spending Christmastime with the ones you love. Marianne Richmond's sweet illustrations and heartfelt prose offer a way to celebrate the best connections of the season.
You're my love and my joy,
a gift I'll always carry.
Through Christmas and forever,
you are my merry.
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
If you're searching for Where's Waldo? for the next generation, this holiday seek-and-find from internet sensation Gergely Dud s will have you--and your kids--busy for hours.
Bear loves the holidays, and this year he's throwing a party for all his animal friends. But there's so much to do to get ready--and he is only one very little bear Can you help Bear find all the secret treasures he needs for his party?
Readers of all ages will find this lush, charming illustrated wonderland irresistible--and irresistibly challenging--and will return to it again and again.
Here she is at Christmastime
Complete with tinsel and holly
Singing fa la la la lolly
And over the roar of the jingle bells
You can hear hear hear her say
It's absolutely Christmas
But I don't mind a bit
I give everyone a present
For that's the thing of it
So when it's everly Christmastime
And you're under your Christmas trees
Simply tinkle a bell and have a trinkle
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.
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
When Father Christmas pays a visit on Christmas Eve, Sam's busiest time of the year gets even busier. The problem, as Father Christmas explains, is that he's running behind schedule and wants Sam to help him out.
For Sam, who's facing the closing of his ramshackle shop, the task seems impossible. After all, he has no sleigh or reindeer. But that's where a little magic comes in. Before the wonderful night is past, Sam and his young friend Joey get the chance to make some unusual deliveries and, most importantly, share in the true spirit of Christmas.