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Christmas in Atlantic Canada

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Holiday reading the whole family will enjoy.
Maritime Christmas Treasury

Maritime Christmas Treasury

Stories, Songs, and Poems to Celebrate the Season
contributions by Various

A collection of best-loved Maritime Christmas stories in one beautiful book for children. From the hilarious Gadzooks the Christmas Goose to the heartwarming A Christmas Dollhouse, each carefully selected story highlights another aspect of the Christmas season. Love, family, the natural world, and yes, even Christmas presents, are all celebrated in this gorgeous treasury.

Interspersed with the stories are classic poems and Christmas carols (including Bruce Nunn’s Bluenose version of “Twelve D …

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Man in the Red Suit, The

Man in the Red Suit, The

A Memoir
also available: eBook

During the past 33 years, St. John's businessman Bruce Templeton has devoted the month of December to visiting children and assisting Santa Claus. At school parties, country clubs, or in the critical-care unit of hospitals, young people ask him profound questions about Santa Claus and the true meaning of Christmas. Templeton has collected hundreds of stories and questions during more than 1000 visits - some of them curious, some happy, and some heartbreaking. In his memoir of three decades he sh …

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Bluenose Twelve Days of Christmas

Bluenose Twelve Days of Christmas


On the fifth day of Christmas,
My true love gave to me
Five Highland flings!
Four coal seams,
Three lobster traps,
Two fiddle tunes,
And a Bluenose in at Pier Three.

“The Twelve Days of Christmas” gets a taste of Nova Scotian revelry in this energetic retelling by storyteller Bruce Nunn. With Doretta Groenendyk's charming and funny illustrations, readers young and old will want to read–and sing!–this version of the carol every Christmas.

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