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Classic Holiday Stories

Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, or other traditions, get in the spirit of the season with these tales that evoke nostalgia and fun.
 
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How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
by Dr. Seuss

The Grinch, whose heart is two sizes too small, hates Who-ville's holiday celebrations, and plans to steal all the presents to prevent Christmas from coming. To his amazement, Christmas comes anyway, and the Grinch discovers the true meaning of the holiday.

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The Snowy Day
by Ezra Jack Keats Illustrated by Ezra Jack Keats

Wake up with Peter to a snow-covered day where adventure awaits. No book has captured the magic and sense of possibility of the first snowfall better than The Snowy Day.

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My Christmas Treasury
by Steven Kroll , Lucille Colandro , Cheryl Ryan Illustrated by Jared D. Lee
The perfect gift for Christmas! A holiday treasury with three favorite stories!

This merry treasury of stories will warm every heart with holiday tales of sharing, caring, and bearing good tidings of Christmas cheer! Three stories at one low price in a padded, keepsake format!

Includes:
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How Do Dinosaurs Say Merry Christmas?
by Jane Yolen Illustrated by Mark Teague

Ho! Ho! Ho! America's favorite dinosaurs can't wait to celebrate Christmas!

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Oh, What a Christmas!
by Michael Garland Illustrated by Michael Garland

Get Ready for a Christmas Comedy with This Uproariously Silly Picture Book

The sweetest and goofiest barnyard animals discover they can fly — and save the night for children when Santa's reindeer fly away without him on Christmas Eve.

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Snow Bunny's Christmas Wish
by Rebecca Harry Illustrated by Rebecca Harry

The only present Snow Bunny truly wants for Christmas is a friend.

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Clementine for Christmas
by Daphne Benedis-Grab

An irresistible and timeless Christmas story by the author of The Angel Tree.

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The Big Snowball
by Wendy Cheyette Lewison Illustrated by Maryann Cocca-Leffler
When a boy heaves a large snowball off a tall hill, blowing winds and falling snow make the effect much more comical and long-lasting than even the boy expects. This story includes 24 flash cards with pictures that represent various words in the rhyming t
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The Secret of the Snow: A Geronimo Stilton Adventure
Series: Thea Stilton Special Edition, Book #3
by Thea Stilton

Join Thea Stilton and the Thea Sisters in their third magical special edition adventure!

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Dinosaur Christmas
by Jerry Pallotta Illustrated by Howard McWilliam

What did Santa use to pull his sleigh before he had reindeer? Dinosaurs!

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Olive, the Other Reindeer
by J. Otto Seibold , Vivian Walsh Illustrated by J. Otto Seibold

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.

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The Mitten: A Ukrainian Folktale
by Jan Brett Illustrated by Jan Brett

This award-winning book will keep readers toasty-warm on the coldest of nights. Author and illustrator Jan Brett's love of folk and fairy tales is apparent in this beautifully illustrated picture book for little readers.

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The Nutcracker
by Jane B. Mason
A fantastic Christmas adventure!

It's Christmas Eve and Marie has found a funny-looking nutcracker under the tree. Marie's godfather says this nutcracker once saved a beautiful princess from a horrible spell cast by the wicked Mouse Queen. But Nutcracker is in danger-the Mouse King seeks revenge!
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I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Dreidel
by Caryn Yacowitz Illustrated by David Slonim

A family drives through the snow to visit their beloved bubbe, who spreads out a Chanukah supper for everyone to enjoy. But one dish goes a little wrong:

"I know an old lady who swallowed a dreidel,
A Chanukah dreidel she thought was a bagel...
Perhaps it's fatal."

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How Do Dinosaurs Say Happy Chanukah?
by Jane Yolen Illustrated by Mark Teague

With more than 9 million books in print, America's favorite dinosaurs can't wait to celebrate Chanukah!

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Frosty's New Friends
Illustrated by Richard Cowdrey

Frosty promised he'd be back again someday! With a tip of his magic hat, Frosty returns for a new adventure. Only this time, he's not alone. What will happen when Frosty is joined by Snowpup and Snowboy?

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The Polar Express
by Chris Van Allsburg Illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg

Late one Christmas Eve, a boy boards a mysterious train: The Polar Express bound for the North Pole. Once there, Santa offers the boy any gift he desires. The boy asks for one bell from the harness of a reindeer. The bell is lost. On Christmas morning, the boy finds the bell under the tree.

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Twas The Night B'fore Christmas
Melodye Rosales retells Clement Clark Moore's famous poem, "A Visit From St. Nicholas," using African-American illustrations and vocabulary. Her expressive illustrations add joy and wonder to a familiar tale.
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Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins
by Eric A. Kimmel Illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman , Barbara Mayer

In this Caldecott Honor book, Hershel outwits the goblins that haunt the old synagogue and prevent the village people from celebrating Hanukkah.

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