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By: Allan Ahlberg
Publisher: LB Kids

The Jolly Postman rides again with more real letters, and present, too, in his Christmas postbag.

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By: Cressida Cowell
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

This guide is a must-have for fans of the New York Times bestselling How to Train Your Dragon series that inspired the hit move and TV show. This gift book features all of the dragon species from the series plus brand-new ones created just for this book, with color illustrations of each and every one!

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By: Callista Gingrich
Publisher: Regnery Kids

Ellis the Elephant is back and ready for another adventure in American history! In From Sea to Shining Sea, the fourth installment of Callista Gingrich’s New York Times bestselling series, Ellis explores the early years of the United States and heads west into uncharted territory with Lewis and Clark.In previous books, Sweet Land of Liberty, Land of the Pilgrims’ Pride, and Yankee Doodle Dandy, Ellis learned about pivotal moments that have shaped America. Now, in From Sea to Shining Sea, America’s favorite time-traveling pachyderm discovers a new and growing nation …

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By: Margot Theis Raven
Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press

The White Table is set in many mess halls as a symbol for and remembrance to service members fallen, missing, or held captive in the line of duty. Solitary and solemn, it is the table where no one will ever sit. As a special gift to her Uncle John, Katie and her sisters are asked to help set the white table for dinner. As their mother explains the significance of each item placed on the table Katie comes to understand and appreciate the depth of sacrifice that her uncle, and …

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By: Michelle Medlock Adams
Publisher: CandyCane Press

Here’s a fun and lively introduction to the true meaning of Thanksgiving. What is Thanksgiving Day about? Please tell me what it means. Is it about the yummy food, Like turkey and green beans? Following the success of What Is Christmas? and What Is Easter?, Michelle Adams brings the same humor and warmth to this little Thanksgiving board book. Through the whimsical art and rhyming verse that’s fun to read, even the youngest child will come to understand that Thanksgiving is really about showing gratitude for all …

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By: Paula Croyle
Publisher: Accord Publishing, a division of Andrews McMeel

This sparkly little board book indulges every girl’s princess fantasies, but still delivers the gentle reminder that the grass isn’t always greener on the other side of the castle walls.Every little girl wants to be a princess, and every mom knows that the grass isn’t always greener on the other side of the castle walls. Today I’ll Be a Princess will make both sides happy, encouraging hours of imaginative play. Our heroine imagines all sorts of advantages to being a princess, until she learns that princesses don’t get to play in …

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By: Susan E. Goodman
Publisher: National Geographic Children's Books

What was it like to be a pilgrim child in 17th-century Massachusetts? This charming picture book takes young readers back in time to see. For one thing, pilgrim children didn’t go to school. Instead, they helped their parents with chores and played games such as marbles. There were no convenient grocery stores. Pilgrims had to hunt and gather food, then cook their meals on an open fire or in an outdoor oven. Dramatic photos of historical reenactments combine with lively text to give today’s children a vivid sense of daily …

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By: Danielle Steel
Publisher: Doubleday Books for Young Readers

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Danielle Steel comes a charming picture book about Minnie, a tiny Chihuahua with big style!”will delight young fashionistas.” — Publishers Weekly   Inspired by the adorable adventures of bestselling author Danielle Steel’s own Chihuahua, Pretty Minnie in Paris is the stylish, ooh la la tale of a fashionable Parisian pup out on the town. Lost backstage during a noisy, crowded fashion show, tiny Minnie is separated from her owner, the girl she loves best. Quel désastre! But chaos turns to couture when Minnie unexpectedly …

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By: Linda Sue Park
Publisher: Clarion Books

Bee-bim bop (the name translates as “mix-mix rice”) is a traditional Korean dish of rice topped, and then mixed, with meat and vegetables. In bouncy rhyming text, a hungry child tells about helping her mother make bee-bim bop: shopping, preparing ingredients, setting the table, and finally sitting down with her family to enjoy a favorite meal. The energy and enthusiasm of the young narrator are conveyed in the whimsical illustrations, which bring details from the artist’s childhood in Korea to his depiction of a modern Korean American family. Even young …

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By: Caralyn Buehner
Publisher: Dial

Snowmen at Night shared with us the magical, slip-sliding adventures of snowmen after dark . . . but have you ever wondered what snowmen do for Christmas? Well, now’s your chance to find out! The snowmen are back, and this time they’re celebrating Christmas—the snowman way! This snappy and entertaining companion to the New York Times bestseller Snowmen at Night depicts all the best parts of the holiday, replete with icy treats and a snowman Kris Kringle.Told in the same bouncy verse as the original, Snowmen at Christmas …

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