CHRISTMAS BOOKS — 2012

CHRISTMAS BOOKS FOR 2012

Today we have a sampling of seven Christmas Books. The first five are new to Kid Lit Reviews. Next to each small cover is the beginning of the review. Click on the link “HERE” and you will see the full review. At the bottom of each review will be a link to take you back to this list. Typing in kid-lit-reviews.com will also get you to the beginning, but only today.

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The Christmas Story 2012 tiny

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The Christmas Story, Karen Williamson and Marie Allen; Ages: 3+

Back Cover: The Christmas Story retells simply but memorably the whole story of the first Christmas—from the angel’s wonderful news for Mary to the quest of the wise men.

The Christmas Story is a four-chapter book for ages three and up, made both for reading to your child and for your child to carry around and flip through the pages on their own. The pages are thick and should stand up to little fingers that need to turn the pages without tearing. Book is . . . read more, click HERE.

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Santas Last Present tiny

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Santa’s Last Present, Marie Aude-Murail & Elvire Murail and Quentin Blake, Ages 4+

Inside Jacket: Julian is almost too old to believe in Santa Claus. But since his parents talk about Santa constantly, Julian decides to write the big guy in red one more time . . . just in case. This time he asks for. . .

Julian is getting older. He is at the age where he thinks he is too old to believe in Santa, but his parents talk about Santa morning, noon, and night, that is, all the time! Poor Julian. He decided he would pretend to believe in Santa this year for his parents. He writes Santa a letter asking for. . . read more, click HERE.

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Santas Eleven Months Off TINY Rvd2012

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Santa’s Eleven Months Off, Mike Reiss and Michael G, Montgomery, Ages: 4 +

Cover & Jacket:  From December first through Christmas, Santa Claus got down to business, making fifty zillion toys for the world’s good girls and boys. All that month, he worked his  . . .

Dear Santa, I must have the Anna-Banana Doll and the cottage condo, the corvette, and the corner office, whatever that is, for dad.

Dear Santa, dear Santa, . . . all of November and December the North Pole gets bag after postal bag of Dear Santa letters. Santa must read all those letters, and then tell . . . read more, click HERE.

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Where Teddy Bears Come FRom TINY

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Where Teddy Bears Come From, Mark Burgess and Russell Ayto, Ages: 4 to 8

Back Cover/Jacket: Once upon a time, there was a little wolf who couldn’t get to sleep. He needed a teddy bear to cuddle. But where do teddy bears come from? Do you know? The little gray . . .

Little Wolf just cannot sleep. Drinking warm milk does not help. A cuddle from mom does not help. Even reading his favorite teddy bear story did not help Little Wolf fall asleep. He needs a real teddy bear of his own to cuddle.  Little Wolf asks his mother,

“Where do teddy bears come from?”

His mother does . . . read more, click HERE.

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Santa Trap TINY

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The Santa Trap, Jonathan Emmett and Poly Bernatene, Ages: 4+

Jacket Cover:  Bradley Bartleby is bad. Very bad. All the adults in Bradley’s life are running scared—except for Santa Claus, who refuses to give him anything but socks. But Bradley vows to get what he deserves.

Bradley is a bad kid. His wealthy parents are afraid of Bradley’s wrath so they give in to anything Bradley demands—which is nearly everything a kid could want and then some. Santa is not afraid of Bradley. Rather than read Bradley’s lengthy wish list, Santa simply . . . read more, click HERE.

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One Night in Bethlehem

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One Night in Bethlehem, Jill Roman Lord and Paige Keiser, Ages: 0 to 4

Cover: A young boy considers what he would done if he had been in Bethlehem when Jesus was born.  Engaging art with textures will help children imagine how it might have felt like to bo present for the birth of our King.

One Night in Bethlehem is a Christmas inspired touch-and -feel book for young children.  The young boy’s mother lifts him up so he can see and touch the family manger sitting on a mantle. His mind takes over and he imagines himself at the manger, on that night . . . read more, click HERE.

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Santa’s Birthday Gift, Sherrill S. Cannon and The Kalpart Team, Ages: 4 to 8.

Back Cover: If your child or grandchild has ever wondered when Santa fits in the traditional Christmas story, now you can read them Santa’s Birthday Gift. Finally, a book that ties two holiday traditions into one inspirational tale of wonder—as Santa brings gifts to baby Jesus.”

Santa’s Birthday Gift is a wonderfully crafted story that explains both the birth of Jesus and Santa Claus’ spirit of gift giving. Ms. Cannon writes with such skill that it becomes plausible Santa could have . . . read more, click HERE.

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13 thoughts on “CHRISTMAS BOOKS — 2012

  1. What a great line up of Christmas Books! I am writing to Santa right away to see if he can include some or all of these in my Christmas sock. Yes, Santa still brings me presents. He is a very cool dude.

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    • Santa still comes to your house because you have a small forest overfilled with incredible creatures–all created by you. He’s keeping his friends close and his competition closer!

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