2011 Christmas

Santa's Christmas Eve

by Salina Yoon

Action/Adventure

It's Santa's turn for fun! It's Christmas Eve and Santa has his own plans! Young ones will love turning the pages of this tabbed Christmas board book with pictures of Santa's friends: a reindeer, an elf, a snowman, and a gingerbread man!


The Wild Christmas Reindeer

written and illustrated by Jan Brett

Action/Adventure

For two decades, readers have loved this classic Christmas story, which was one of the first children's books to hit the New York Times bestseller list. Now, this beautiful 20th anniversary edition, with a foil cover and a heartfelt note from Jan herself, makes a perfect introduction for new fans to this cherished yuletide story. Featuring the wintry northern setting and the border illustrations that have become a hallmark of Jan's work, readers ...


Christmas

by Martha E.H. Rustad

Nonfiction

Simple text and photographs present the winter holiday, Christmas.


It's Christmas, David!

by David Shannon

Action/Adventure

The bestselling star of NO, DAVID! turns Christmas traditions upside down with laugh-aloud humor. Readers of all ages will vividly remember trying to peek at hidden gift packages; writing scrolls of wish lists to Santa; and struggling to behave at formal Christmas dinner parties. Always in the background, we know Santa Claus is watching, soon to decide if David deserves a shiny new fire truck or a lump of coal under the tree. From playing with de...



Merry Christmas, Everywhere!

by Arlene Erlbach with Herb Erlbach

Nonfiction

Presents Christmas greetings and traditions, with related activities, from around the world.


Christmas at the Top of the World

written & illustrated by Tim Coffey

Action/Adventure

Little Reindeer has heard of an amazing place where the stars are close enough to touch. Now Papa is going there on a journey, and he won't be back until Christmas Day. It's hard for Little Reindeer to wait.


Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

adapted by Kristen L. Depken; cover illustrated by Artful Doodlers ; interior illustrated by Linda Karl.

Based on the beloved Rankin-Bass holiday special, this Step 2 reader retells the story of the most famous reindeer of all--Rudolph. Full color.


If you Take a Mouse to the Movies

by Laura Numeroff; illustrated by Felicia Bond

Taking a mouse to the movies can lead to letting him do other things, such as making a snowman, listening to Christmas carols, and decorating the Christmas tree.


Curious George Christmas Carols

musical artwork by H.A. Rey

Nonfiction

This beautiful book and accompanying CD features 10 carols as well as songbook lyrics, music notation, and illustrations by H. A. Rey. The 30-minute CD will include original recordings of these songs: O Christmas Tree, Deck the Halls, We Three Kings, Good King Wenceslas, I Saw Three Ships, O Come, All Ye Faithful, The First Noel, O Little Town of Bethlehem, Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, and Silent Night. With gold foil on the cover, its classic i...


Merry Things to Make

by Diane Cherkerzian and Colleen Van Blaricom

Nonfiction

All crafts can be made with recyclable items and everyday materials found around the house. Easy-to-follow directions and full-color illustrations ensure success.


Fletcher and the Snowflake Christmas

by Julia Rawlinson; illustrated by Tiphanie Beeke

Action/Adventure

It's Christmas Eve, and the rabbits have moved to a new burrow. Fletcher is excited about celebrating the holiday with them, until he realizes . . .Santa Claus won't know where to deliver their presents! But after a cozy night of caroling and blackberry pie, Fletcher wakes to a snowy Christmas morning full of wonderful surprises. Get into the spirit of the season with Fletcher and friends!


The Gingerbread Pirates

by Kristin Kladstrup; illustrated by Matt Tavares

Action/Adventure

What if a brave Captain Cookie stood up to Santa? At once contemporary and timeless, suspenseful and joyful, this fresh, funny story sparkles with all the excitement of a pirate adventure--and all the magic of Christmas morning. Full color.