Looking for something to wow the kids with this holiday season? Check out these new holiday releases available wherever books are sold. Go ahead and cozy up with the little ones for a mix of traditional holiday reads plus these soon-to-be favorites. As an added bonus, some of these titles also include plush toys that the kids will love. Here are our top holiday picks for 2014.
Roaming Reindeer by Angela Meju is a storybook kit that includes two adorable stuffed reindeer. This holiday keepsake is ideal for families and educators alike as it introduces a new way to celebrate Christmas. Santa has sent two reindeer to watch over your home or classroom to report back to him who's been naughty or nice. Reindeer number one disappears when someone has been naughty, while reindeer number two keeps watchful eye so nothing gets missed. To find out more information, please visit www.roamingreindeer.com.
If you are looking for a visual reading experience, check out How I Became Santa Claus by author and illustrator Gina Cavalier. Nick, an eight-year-old boy, has a big dream. He wants to become the next Santa Claus. Along his journey, he faces magical creatures and life-changing situations that will ultimately decide his fate and the future of Santa Claus. Told through fifty-one hand drawn illustrations, this unforgettable tale is a story of hope, big dreams, and beauty. Truly, this book is a rare literary masterpiece.
The Maccabee on the Mantel Book and Plush Gift Box Set written by Abra Liberman Garrett and Four Day Weekend, illustrated by Ivan Escalante is a 2014 Creative Child Product of the Year Award Winner geared for kids ages 3 and up. This holiday gift set includes a hardcover book and a plush toy which teaches the kids the story of the Maccabbee and of Hanukkah. In addition, it includes Hanukkah blessings and a family traditions page. Both educational and highly entertaining, this boxed set would make a great gift for Jewish and interfaith families.
If you are in search of a more personalized gift, check out 'Twas the Mouse who Saved Christmaswritten by Philip Haussler, illustrated by Brad Sneed. This treasured keepsake chronicles the adventures of Pipp Squeak, a tiny mouse who accidentally tears Santa's list. Throughout this holiday tale, the author inserts your child's name making the story come to life. This holiday read will soon become your child's favorite Christmas story. Also included in the book is a personalized letter from Santa to your special child.
The Night Before The Night Before Christmas! by Richard Scarry is a traditional favorite from one of the world's best-loved children's author. In this holiday adventure, Mr. Frumble wants to be helpful, so he heads to the North Pole to assist Santa Bear. Accidentally, Santa mixes up the days and it's up to Mr. Frumble to save Christmas in Busytown. With colorful illustrations and a lively tale, this Christmas read will surely entertain and delight the kids this holiday season.
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