Holiday Book Reviews

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The weather outside is frightful…but these books are so delightful! No gift is more precious; no time better spent then cozying up with your child and reading a book. Reading to your child opens up a lifetime of friendships and adventures that transform you both to lands of fantasy, frill and fun.

How Santa Got His Job, is a darling story by Stephen Krensky and illustrated by S.D. Schindler reviewing the many jobs that Santa tried before he landed on the gift delivery service. I bet you didn’t know that Santa started out cleaning chimneys! This tale is so clever and one your kids will beg you to read each night, promise! Check it out on Amazon.com.

Do you feel like your kids need to embrace the magic of Santa and his reindeer? Meet Holly, a lovely little girl who writes letters to Santa in Dear Santa Claus, written by Alan Durant and illustrated by Vanessa Cabban. This book has inspired so many of our family’s holiday traditions that I had to include it in my favorites list. The Christmas spirit will soar in your house as you read Santa’s special notes to Holly. I just read this one to my 1st grader, Louisa’s class to huge applause! Check it out on Amazon.com.

The Christmas Miracle of Jonathon Toomey is written by Susan Wojciechowski, and illustrated by P.J. Lynch. This Christmas story is a family treasure. A lonely woodcarver mourning the loss of his family is hired to carve a crèche for the local widow McDowell. Witness a warming of his spirit as the beauty of Christmas warms his heart. This book embraces the true joy of the season. Check it out on Amazon.com.

Bet you didn’t know that Santa has a sis–or does he? Auntie Claus, written and illustrated by Elise Primavera is a must have for your holiday collection. Join Sophie on her adventures as she stows away to discover why her Great Aunt leaves every December on business. Enjoy the magic and wonders of the holiday season! Check it out on Amazon.com.

Ever wonder what snowmen do at night? Join husband and wife author and their wonderful illustrator team, Caralyn and Mark Buehner on a night of wintertime fun in the book Snowmen at Night.  Each page is filled with imaginative adventures detailing all the fun we’re missing out on each night. Your kids will love this book! Check it out on Amazon.com.

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