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10 TRIM THE TREE-ERS
Help your children count down to Christmas with ten little neighbors trimming the tree in their building’s lobby.
1 shiny golden star at the very tip top.
2 strings of flashing lights that just won’t stop.
Janet Schulman and Linda Davick, the creators of 10 Trick-or-Treaters and 10 Easter Egg Hunters, return with this brightly colored Christmas board book that begs to be read aloud again and again.
12 DAYS OF THANKSGIVING
Count the 12 days leading up to Thanksgiving with this fun-filled picture book inspired by “The 12 Days of Christmas”—perfect for fans of Natasha Wing’s “The Night Before” series!
“On the first day of Thanksiving, I was thankful for . . .” This festive story starts with ONE cozy evening at home with family, then adds TWO sacks of apples, and THREE fall squash, counting up through the twelve days leading to Thanksgiving. Kids will love spotting all the fun ways a family gets ready for Thanksgiving. And the book includes stickers—perfect treats for each of the 12 days.
Also available: The 12 Days of Halloween, The 12 Days of Valentine’s, The 12 Days of Preschool, and The 12 Days of Kindergarten.
A VERY PIKMI HALLOWEEN
ALPHAPRINTS: MERRY CHRISTMAS
Children will love Alphaprints: Merry Christmas, with its adorable characters to meet, fun rhymes to read, and colorful tabs that make it easy for young children to turn the page. With bright illustrations throughout the book, these friendly Christmas characters are sure to make toddlers giggle! The raised embossing on each illustration adds an engaging touch-and-feel element to each page.
BABY'S FIRST HANUKKAH
Perfect for holiday story time with little ones, this early learning board book takes a very first look at the traditions and festivities of Hanukkah.
From the miracle of the oil, lighting the menorah candles, and delicious fried latkes and doughnut treats, to the spin-the-top dreidel game, shiny Hanukkah chocolate coins, and fun family time with songs to sing and gifts to giveand receive, all the elements of this wonderful Jewish festival of lights are included. This classic first picture book for babies and toddlers has simple language and engaging, real life photos that bring the warmth and celebrations of Hanukkah to life.
Little ones will love looking and pointing at the pictures as they learn about this special Jewish holiday.
The book is clear and easy for babies and toddlers to follow, with one main image per page they can focus on, and the short text is enjoyable to read aloud and share with young children.
Specially made for little hands, this hard-wearing board book has a soft padded cover and safe rounded corners. Babies and toddlers will soon be turning the pages themselves, naming objects, joining in with the text, and learning all about the magical time of Hanukkah.
BAD KITTY DOES NOT LIKE THANKSGIVING
New York Times bestselling author/illustrator Nick Bruel’s naughty feline is back in the holiday adventure Bad Kitty Does Not Like Thanksgiving.
Kitty does not like Thanksgiving.
Kitty LOVES Thanksgiving.
Specifically, Kitty loves turkey . . . and will do anything to get her paws on it.
So, Kitty comes up with a plan but in perfect cantankerous cat fashion, can’t quite pull it off and ends up with the turkey (and all the fixins’) on her head.
No, Kitty does not like Thanksgiving.
BLISS Christmas Coloring Book
Thanksgiving is the original American holiday. When the Pilgrims sat down to give thanks for the hard-won bounty of their new world, they continued a Native American tradition that would become a focal point in the calendar of all generations of Americans to come.
The author relates this holiday to the harvest festivals celebrated by thankful believers of many faiths all over the globe. The book’s stunning pictures show the celebration in its historical and cultural aspects, and the back matter contains a delicious Thanksgiving recipe, a glossary, and a useful list of holiday references and resources.
Dr. Elizabeth Pleck gives readers, parents, and teachers an historical and cultural background to this unique American tradition in her informative note.
National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources.
Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information.
CLICK, CLACK BOO: A TRICKY TREAT
New York Times bestselling duo Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin’s beloved Halloween story is now available as a Classic Board Book!
Farmer Brown does not like Halloween. So he draws the shades, puts on his footy pajamas, and climbs into bed.
But do you think the barnyard animals have any respect for a man in footy pajamas? No, they do not. For them, the Halloween party has just begun. And we all know these critters far prefer tricks over treats.
There are big surprises in store for Farmer Brown!