Friday, December 14, 2007

Christmas Book List

Here are all the book recommendations, compiled, alphabetized and linked for those of you building a Christmas collection. Thanks to our contributors: Jen, Kat, Maren, and Tona!

The 12 Days of Christmas by Robert Sabuda (see picture)
Cajun Night Before Christmas by Trosclair
The Christmas Candle by Max Lucado or The Christmas Candle by Richard Paul Evans
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Christmas Day in the Morning by Pearl Buck, illus. by Mark Buehner
Christmas Eve: The Nativity Story in Engravings, Verse and Song by Carole Taylor and Lezle Williams
Christmas Eve: the Joy of Giving by Lisa Sferlazza Johnson and Tucker Johnson
A Christmas Memory by Truman Capote
The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey by Susan Wojciechowski and P.J. Lynch
The Christmas Shoes by Donna VanLiere
Cobweb Christmas: The Tradition of Tinsel by Shirley Clima
Dream Snow by Eric Carle
The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry
The Kingfisher Treasury of Christmas Stories by Sian Hardy
The Night of Las Posadas by Tomie dePaola
Night Tree by Eve Bunting and Ted Rand
The Story of the Other Wise Man by Henry Van Dyke
The Tale of Three Trees by Angela Elwell Hunt and Tim Jonke
The Tall Book of Christmas by Various

6 comments:

Maren said...

Awesome! Thanks so mush. (Your Tall Book link is to the Three Trees, though.) I'm going to see if our library has some of these. Tona- you have a compilation book- kind of fancy- that has a good story about the real St. Nicolas. What's that called?

Disco Mom said...

OK, thanks, I fixed it. Guess I should check all the links...

dave said...

this is great - thanks for posting it!

HEWY said...

I love that popout book. I missed those types of books from my childhood.

kat said...

younce, you rock! thanks for all the links.

and as for the pop-up books, i must also mention that on the final page - the one shown in the post - the lights on the christmas tree actually light up! all of his (sabuda's) books (that i have checked out thus far) are AWESOME!

kat said...

oh yeah, and one more plug for the gift of the magi. it is one of my all-time favorite stories. such a great story that i will even watch the tv version starring marie osmond - pre-doll queen days.

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