Friday, November 23, 2012

Holiday Books

While the turkey is digesting...

and the Black Friday shoppers are napping...

I have my sights set on Christmas!

I have 3 little ones in my house and they all have sugarplums dancing in their heads.

And it's contagious. I have a few posts coming up about some tried and true Christmas-themed books and projects and I've drafted a bunch of other posts about non-Christmas fun for the month of December because I know not everyone celebrates it and some schools don't even allow you to mention it. But, for today I have jingle bells on the brain so I wanted to share the Amazon order I just placed. These books will all be new to me and my family this year. Clicking on any of the covers (or links below) will take you to where you can read more about the books, see images from inside and read reviews.

My kids all adore Pete the Cat. Heck, even my third graders couldn't get enough of Rocking in the School Shoes. So needless to say I am really looking forward to introducing Pete the Cat Saves Christmas.

The Christmas Quiet Book by Deborah Underwood was an impulse buy. It looks so sweet (bonus there is a trailer for it). I know my twins will love it and my gears immediately started turning and I thought of a writing project I could have my students create after this super quick read.

I ordered Snowmen at Christmas by Caralyn Buchner because my kids are fans of the other books in the series.

Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree appears to be an older book. I had never heard of it. Have you? I purchased this one because of the reviews from readers.

I can't wait for them to arrive. If history repeats itself they will be here in the morning!!

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