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Christmas Books

These festive books celebrate the winter season and the Christmas spirit. 

<p><em>The Birth of Jesus: A Pop-Up Book,</em> by Agostino Traini (Sparkhouse Family)</p>
The Birth of Jesus: A Pop-Up Book, by Agostino Traini (Sparkhouse Family)
<p><em>Santa’s Christmas Train</em>, by Helen Foster James; illustrated by Bill Bolton (Ideals Children’s Books)</p>
Santa’s Christmas Train, by Helen Foster James; illustrated by Bill Bolton (Ideals Children’s Books)
<p><em>Santa’s Tree: A Pop-Up Tale of Christmas in the Forest</em>, by Janet Lawler; illustrations by Pippa Curnick; paper-engineering by Yevgeniya Yeretskaya (Up With Paper)</p>
Santa’s Tree: A Pop-Up Tale of Christmas in the Forest, by Janet Lawler; illustrations by Pippa Curnick; paper-engineering by Yevgeniya Yeretskaya (Up With Paper)
<p><em>The Greatest Gift: The Wise Ones’ Journey</em>, by Tom Roberts; illustrated by Jim Brummond (TnT Publishing)</p>
The Greatest Gift: The Wise Ones’ Journey, by Tom Roberts; illustrated by Jim Brummond (TnT Publishing)
<p><em>The Nutcracker Comes to America: How Three Ballet-Loving Brothers Created a Holiday Tradition</em>, by Chris Barton; illustrated by Cathy Gendron (Millbrook Press)</p>
The Nutcracker Comes to America: How Three Ballet-Loving Brothers Created a Holiday Tradition, by Chris Barton; illustrated by Cathy Gendron (Millbrook Press)
<p><em>When Santa’s Hat Fell from the Sky</em>, by Liz Bryde; illustrated by Dara Oshin (Tien Wah Press)</p>
When Santa’s Hat Fell from the Sky, by Liz Bryde; illustrated by Dara Oshin (Tien Wah Press)
<p><em>A Christmas in Yellowstone</em>, by Kathryn Phyllarry; illustrated by Robert Rath (Homestead Publishing)</p>
A Christmas in Yellowstone, by Kathryn Phyllarry; illustrated by Robert Rath (Homestead Publishing)
<p><em>Santa’s (Zany, Wacky, Just Not Right!) Night Before Christmas</em>, by DK Simoneau and David Radman; illustrated by Brad Cornelius (AC Publications Group)</p>
Santa’s (Zany, Wacky, Just Not Right!) Night Before Christmas, by DK Simoneau and David Radman; illustrated by Brad Cornelius (AC Publications Group)
<p><em>The Myth of Santa’s Beard</em>, by Sharon Thayer; illustrated by Marci Chambers (Carousel Publishing)</p>
The Myth of Santa’s Beard, by Sharon Thayer; illustrated by Marci Chambers (Carousel Publishing)
<p><em>Gift of a Servant</em>, by Tamara Amos; illustrated by David W. Luebbert (Mystical Rose)</p>
Gift of a Servant, by Tamara Amos; illustrated by David W. Luebbert (Mystical Rose)
<p><em>The Dragon in the Christmas Tree</em>, by Patrick W. Ledray; illustrated by Kim Gordon (Romanian Dragons)</p>
The Dragon in the Christmas Tree, by Patrick W. Ledray; illustrated by Kim Gordon (Romanian Dragons)
<p><em>Visiting the Visitors</em>, by Patrick “Packy” Mader; illustrated by Andrew Holmquist (Beaver’s Pond Press)</p>
Visiting the Visitors, by Patrick “Packy” Mader; illustrated by Andrew Holmquist (Beaver’s Pond Press)
<p><em>Lucky: The Tale of a Tree</em>, by Richard C. Hawkins; illustrated by Deb Hoeffner (Worldways Productions)</p>
Lucky: The Tale of a Tree, by Richard C. Hawkins; illustrated by Deb Hoeffner (Worldways Productions)
<p><em>Twas the Night Before Christmas</em>, by Clement C. Moore; illustrated by Elena Almazova & Vitaly Shvarov; edited by Santa Claus (Grafton and Scratch Publishers)</p>
Twas the Night Before Christmas, by Clement C. Moore; illustrated by Elena Almazova & Vitaly Shvarov; edited by Santa Claus (Grafton and Scratch Publishers)
<p><em>The Little Big Book of Christmas: Carols, Stories, Poems, Recipes</em>, edited by Lena Tabori; designed by Timothy Shaner and Kristen Sasamoto (Welcome Books)</p>
The Little Big Book of Christmas: Carols, Stories, Poems, Recipes, edited by Lena Tabori; designed by Timothy Shaner and Kristen Sasamoto (Welcome Books)
<p><em>An Invitation to Santa Land</em>, by Diane Myerson; illustrated by Janene Grende (DianeMyerson.com)</p>
An Invitation to Santa Land, by Diane Myerson; illustrated by Janene Grende (DianeMyerson.com)
<p><em>A Christmas Legend</em>, by Frances M. Schindler; illustrated by Michael LaDuca (Action Title Publishing)</p>
A Christmas Legend, by Frances M. Schindler; illustrated by Michael LaDuca (Action Title Publishing)
<p><em>The Roof Top Hop,</em> by Michael Sheahan; illustrated by Doug Wright (Finest Books)</p>
The Roof Top Hop, by Michael Sheahan; illustrated by Doug Wright (Finest Books)