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Share the joy and the spirit of the season
A Charlie Brown Christmas
Celebrate Christmas with Charlie Brown and the rest of the Peanuts gang in this gorgeous retelling of the beloved Christmas special! 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of A Charlie Brown Christmas TV Special! Christmas is almost here, which means ice-skating, Christmas carols, and sparkly lights everywhere—even on Snoopy’s doghouse! Everyone is enjoying the holiday celebrations except Charlie Brown. Can the Peanuts gang help Charlie Brown discover the true meaning of Christmas? Find out in this beautiful storybook with glitter flocking, embossing, and foil on the cover!
A Wish to Be a Christmas Tree
This charming tale of an overgrown pine always being passed by for Christmas, and what his woodland friends do to help him, is sure to become a Christmas classic. With delightful illustrations by wildlife artist Michael Monroe and enchanting text from Colleen Monroe, the birds, deer and squirrel of this story help make their special friend's wish come true.
Bear Stays Up for Christmas
Celebrate the holidays with Bear and his friends in this sweet picture book from bestselling author Karma Wilson! Bear’s friends are determined to keep Bear awake for Christmas! So they wake Bear up and have him help them find a Christmas tree, bake cakes, hang up stockings, and sing Christmas songs. Bear stays up—by discovering that giving is one of the best Christmas presents of all!
Christmas in the Manger
The classic Christmas story, a joy to share with young children. The gentle beauty of the story of the first Christmas is now available as a board book. With a simple, lyrical text and radiant artwork, this book is perfect for the youngest child to be a part of the wonder of the Nativity. Parents, grandparents, and caregivers have all embraced this telling. Don't miss this beautiful little book from the acclaimed team of Nola Buck and Felicia Bond.
Frosty the Snowman (Little Golden Book)
Celebrate the holidays with everyone's favorite snowman with a magic hat, a button nose, and eyes made out of coal! Based on the beloved 1969 television special, this timeless classic Little Golden Book retells the whole magical story of Frosty the Snowman.
How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
“Every Who down in Who-ville liked Christmas a lot . . . but the Grinch, who lived just north of Who-ville, did NOT!” Not since “’Twas the night before Christmas” has the beginning of a Christmas tale been so instantly recognizable. This heartwarming story about the effects of the Christmas spirit will grow even the coldest and smallest of hearts. Like mistletoe, candy canes, and caroling, the Grinch is a mainstay of the holidays, and his story is the perfect gift for young and old. And don't forget to celebrate Grinch-mas this Christmas season, the annual holiday tradition inspired by How the Grinch Stole Christmas that encourages readers to grow their hearts three sizes by doing good deeds!
Jingle, Jingle, Little Reindeer
Finger Puppet, Christmas
It's almost Christmas and time for fun! Read along and play with your baby or toddler through this story of a reindeer hurrying to Santa. This seasonal holiday story features a soft plush finger puppet toy built into the book, encouraging interactive play, hand-eye coordination, and sensory & language development. Babies and toddlers learn best when they are playing, especially when their grown-ups are in on the fun! The perfect gift or stocking stuffer for your Christmas library collection! Collect more finger puppet books from Cottage Door Press and be sure to check out our full section of Christmas books for kids! -The hand puppet in this book encourages interactive play and hand-eye coordination -Adorable winter-themed book to read and play with your baby, toddler, or preschooler -Books with silly, upbeat rhymes and an interactive element like this one keep boys and girls entertained, while also teaching language pattern -Babies and toddlers learn best when they are playing, especially when their grown-ups are in on the fun -A great finger puppet book and Christmas activity for your baby or toddler, and a great gift for holidays to get little boys and girls excited for the celebration!
Little Blue Truck's Christmas
It's the most wonderful time of the year! Little Blue Truck is spreading cheer by delivering Christmas trees to his animal friends. Can you help count each green tree from one to five and back again? Don’t forget to save one for Blue! Beep! Beep! With the gentle rhythm and signature illustration style that made Little Blue Truck a household name, Blue's new adventure is full of holiday warmth. Sturdy cardstock pages, a compact and child-friendly text, and flashing colored Christmas lights on the final page come together in a novelty gift book that’s sure to be the favorite treat of the season.
Llama Llama Holiday Drama
If there's one thing Llama Llama doesn't like, it's waiting. He and Mama Llama rush around, shopping for presents, baking cookies, decorating the tree . . . but how long is it until Christmas? Will it ever come? Finally, Llama Llama just can't wait any more! It takes a cuddle from Mama Llama to remind him that "Gifts are nice, but there's another: The true gift is, we have each other."
Olive, the Other Reindeer
Olive is merrily preparing for Christmas when suddenly she realizes "Olive... the other Reindeer... I thought I was a dog. Hmmm, I must be a Reindeer!" So she quickly hops aboard the polar express and heads to the North Pole. And while Santa and the other reindeer are a bit surprised that a dog wants to join the their team, in the end Olive and her unusual reindeer skills are just what Santa and his veteran reindeer team need. Colorful graphic illustrations accompany this zany dog story from the well-known author and artist team, Vivian and J.otto Seibold. Adorable Olive and her hilarious adventures are sure to make anyone's Christmas merry.
Pete the Cat Saves Christmas
Spend the holidays with your favorite blue cat! In this rockin' spin on the traditional tale The Night Before Christmas, Pete the Cat proves that giving your all in the spirit of Christmas is the totally groovy thing to do. This edition of Pete the Cat Saves Christmas features a gorgeous and ornate foil jacket. The fun never stops—this book includes a sheet of full-color stickers and a free downloadable song!
Snowmen at Christmas
Snowmen at Night shared with us the magical, slip-sliding adventures of snowmen after dark . . . but have you ever wondered what snowmen do for Christmas? Well, now’s your chance to find out! The snowmen are back, and this time they’re celebrating Christmas—the snowman way! This snappy and entertaining companion to the New York Times bestseller Snowmen at Night depicts all the best parts of the holiday, replete with icy treats and a snowman Kris Kringle.Told in the same bouncy verse as the original, Snowmen at Christmas is perfect for a snowy evening read-aloud.
The Christmas Wish
This New York Times bestselling Nordic tale in the tradition of The Snowman, The Polar Express, and the many books of Jan Brett will have readers of all ages believing in the magic of Christmas. This is one to pull out every year and savor! Long ago, a brave little girl named Anja wanted to be one of Santa's elves. So she leaves a note for her family and helps her elderly neighbor prepare for the holiday, then she straps on her skis, and heads out into the snowy landscape. From a red bird to a polar bear to a reindeer, a menagerie of winter animals help Anja make her way to Santa. A generous trim-size, matte cover, extraordinary photographs, and foiled title make this a special book for the holiday season.
The Joyful Book
A beloved New York Times bestselling author explores the many ways to be joyful during the winter holidays—and all year long. Lighting candles is joyful. Playing outside is joyful. Singing holiday songs is joyful. Learning new traditions is joyful. Whether it's celebrating a holiday, sharing a meal, or learning new things, The Joyful Book inspires readers of all ages to spread the joy near and far, to loved ones and friends. With his renowned blend of warmth, humor, and heart, Todd Parr encourages young readers to look for ways that joy surrounds them in some of the world's most widely celebrated holidays, from Hanukkah to Kwanzaa to Lunar New Year.
The Legend of Old Befana
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. “Cranky old lady,” the children say. “She is always sweeping!” Sweep, sweep, sweep.
The Night Before Christmas
Christmas, NY Times Best Sellers
Wonderful new version of the classic poem every family should own. Lavishly illustrated by renowned artist Charles Santore, the critically acclaimed illustrator of The Wizard of Oz, Snow White, The Little Mermaid, and others. An oversized heirloom edition with a four-page gatefold. Includes embossed and foil cover. Since it was first published anonymously in 1823, “The Night Before Christmas” has enchanted children with the story of St. Nicholas climbing down the chimney and filling all the stockings before springing back to his sleigh. Many families read the poem every year, and now they have an edition to treasure. The cherished verse, faithfully reproduced here, is accompanied by Charles Santore’s lavish illustrations.
The Night Before Christmas
"Twas the night before Christmas..." Join us in this beautifully illustrated telling of the classic Christmas story. This large storybook features thicker pages to allow for reading over and over again without traditional wear and tear, making it a holiday keepsake for years to come. Share a story of Santa's journey on Christmas Eve and celebrate the season with your child. Listening and talking with your child sends a wonderful message of caring and love. Snuggle together on Christmas Eve with this holiday classic again and again. Check out the wide range of Christmas books for toddlers and hundreds of other Children's titles from Cottage Door Press! This beautifully illustrated edition of the ultimate Christmas classic offers a new take on the nostalgic poem for children and their grownups, following a mouse family as they do stir on the Night Before Christmas Think, talk, imagine and wish.... all the way to sweet holiday dreams and a world full of love. Reading over and over will become a classic Christmas book tradition for years to come Beautiful illustrations throughout for playful color and rich texture. Includes personalization area in the front cover with To/From section to include a memorable gift message Thicker pages than a regular storybook to allow for reading over and over again without traditional wear and tear from kids picture book The perfect Christmas book gift for your little boy or girl to learn about Santa Claus this holiday season
The Poky Little Puppy's First Christmas (Little Golden Book)
The Poky Little Puppy, the beloved Little Golden Books' classic character, celebrates his first Christmas! It's the poky little puppy's first Christmas, and he's not sure what to expect. When he meets an animal friend who's lost his home, Poky's quick to help-and learns all about the spirit of Christmas. Whether you've known the Poky Little Puppy for years or whether you're meeting him for the first time, you'll want to include this holiday treasure as a stocking stuffer for the little-and not so little-ones in your life!
The Polar Express
Christmas, Caldecott Medal
A young boy, lying awake one Christmas Eve, is welcomed aboard a magical trip to the North Pole . . . Through dark forests, over tall mountains, and across a desert of ice, the Polar Express makes its way to the city atop the world, where the boy will make his Christmas wish. For millions of readers worldwide, this mysterious journey to the North Pole has become a beloved classic. In this 30th anniversary edition, the inimitable artistry of Chris Van Allsburg is revealed in a never-before-seen fashion, with a new jacket design and expanded interior layout. Includes author’s note, downloadable audio read by Liam Neeson, and golden "All Aboard" ornament.
’Twas Nochebuena and all through our casa, every creature was kneading tamale masa... It’s Christmas Eve, and you’re invited to a Nochebuena celebration! Follow a family as they prepare to host a night filled with laughter, love, and Latino tradition. Make tasty tamales and hang colorful adornos (decorations) on the walls. Gather to sing festive canciones (songs) while sipping champurrado (hot chocolate). After the midnight feast has been served and the last gifts have been unwrapped, it’s time to cheer, “Feliz Navidad and to all a good night!” Savor the magic of Nochebuena with a holiday tale you’ll want to read again and again.
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