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Christmas Picture Books

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A list of books about giving and the holiday spirit for the youngest readers
Island Santa

Island Santa

by Sheryl McFarlane
illustrated by Sheena Lott
edition:Hardcover
also available: eBook
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Another island and another bay...
Our hands stiffen from the cold. Santa doles out presents,
    chuckles when his stomach is poked, and listens
One girl asks for a baby brother. A boy wants a teddy bear
    for his sister, who is home with the flu.

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Why it's on the list ...
Based on the true story of a man who used his boat to deliver joy to children on the Gulf Islands and benefitting the Children’s Health Foundation’s Jeneece Place in Victoria, this book is about generosity of spirit and helps buyers practice this as well.
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Scaredy Squirrel Prepares for Christmas
Why it's on the list ...
Everyone's favourite neurotic flying rodent is back and is preparing for all of the dangers of the holiday season. Great for baby belly laughs.
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The Flying Canoe
Why it's on the list ...
Beloved children's author Roch Carrier brings a new twist to this Canadian fable- with just enough of a scare factor to keep kids wondering if this is a Christmas or Halloween tale!
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The Mummer's Song

The Mummer's Song

by Bud Davidge
illustrated by Ian Wallace
edition:Paperback
tagged : music

New edition with CD!

On a cold, clear Newfoundland night shortly after Christmas, several outlandishly costumed mummers appear, and Granny's house suddenly erupts in a burst of joking and tomfoolery, raucous singing and exuberant dancing. Granny and her two young charges are instantly caught up in the merriment. When the evening's festivities come to a close, the mummers bid a fond farewell until next year.

Popular singer Bud Davidge wrote "The Mummer's Song" as a tribute to a centuries-old custom …

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Bella's Tree /hc

Bella's Tree /hc

by Janet Russell
illustrated by Jirina Marton
edition:Hardcover

Winner of the Governor General's Literary Award for Children's Illustration

Bella's grandmother, Nan, has become "crooked." All those berries that she used to love picking are lying under the snow. Even worse, she's too old to go out and find the perfect Christmas tree.

But spunky Bella and Bruno, the dog, are certain that they can find a tree and smooth out Nan's misery. It takes them a few trees, some songs and the help of some birds, but the end result is perfect, leaving grandmother, girl and …

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Hannah Bear's Christmas
Why it's on the list ...
This adorable bear makes unlikely friends during her long winter nap. My kids love this sweet bear and I bet yours would too!
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