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Product Type: Books
Age: Preschoolers
Categories: Holiday Books

 


2005 Award
Uncles and Antlers
(Lisa Wheeler/illus. by Brian Floca, Atheneum $15.95 Score:) A jolly romp as Octavia the reindeer extols the virtues of her seven uncles. A bouncing rhyme with lots of counting mixed in, they all join in once a year to help pull Santa's sleigh. No Rudolph in this version! 4 & up.

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 2005.

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2005 Award
Mrs. Greenberg's Messy Hanukkah
(Linda Glaser/illus. by Nancy Cote, Albert Whitman $15.95 Score:) Even though it's the first night of Hanukkah, Rachel's mother says they will not make latkes until next week when their relatives come for dinner. Rachel visits her elderly neighbor Mrs. Greenberg and convinces her that they should make latkes. A mess ensues, but Rachel's parents step in and everyone has a special night. 4 & up.

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 2005.

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2006 Award
Santa Claus the World's Number One Toy Expert
(by Marla Frazee, Harcourt $16 Score:)

Here at the Toy Portfolio we understand just what it is that Santa goes through in finding just the right toy for just the right child. We do it the year ’round. So our hat’s off to the busy old fellow. We relate to his post-its and like his wardrobe, too. He often consults us, you know.

Age: Preschool, Early School Years. Award Year: 2006. Click here to purchase the product on Amazon.com.

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2006 Award
Snowmen at Christmas
(by Caralyn Buehner/illus. by Mark Buehner, Dial $16.99 Score:)

Once again the Buehners give us a fantasy about those magical snowpeople who come alive when night falls. This time it’s the Christmas season, so, there’s little surprise that such a lively group would want to have a joyful celebration! 4 & up.

Age: Preschool. Award Year: 2006. Click here to purchase the product on Amazon.com.

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2003 Award
I See a Star
(by Jean Marzollo/illus. by Suse MacDonald, $7.95 Score:) Any child who has appeared in the Christmas Pageant will enjoy this rebus counting book that captures the cast getting dressed for the show. Once they learn what the rebus pictures stand for, even prereaders can "read" along! 4 & up.

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 2003.

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2003 Award
The Night Before Christmas
(by Clement Clarke Moore/illus. by Robert Sabuda, Little Simon $25 Score:) Not since Sabuda did his Twelve Days of Christmas has there been such a spectacular holiday pop-up! From the mouse in the spinning clockworks to the sled flying over a pop-up snow-covered village, this is a book of "Oooooohs!" and "Aaaaahhhhhhs!" All ages.

Age: Preschool,Early School Years,Later School Years. Award Year: 2003.

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2003 Award
Chanukah Bugs
(by David A. Carter, Simon & Schuster $10.95 Score:) Each of the eight nights of Chanukah are represented with an amusing and amazing gift box that opens to a twirling dreidel, sizzling latkes, sparkling menorah, and others. 3–7

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 2003.

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2004 Award
The 12 Days of Christmas
(Tad Hills, Little Simon $9.99 Score:) Anita Pig is swamped with the wonderful gifts her true love brings as you open the flaps and see the newest gift revealed. A small but pleasing book to sing. All ages.

Age: Infants,Toddlers,Preschool,Early School Years,Later School Years. Award Year: 2004.

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2004 Award
The Runaway Pumpkin
(by Kevin Lewis/illus. by S. D. Schindler, Orchard $15.95 Score:) Follow the rolling pumpkin as it thumps and bumps its way past all the members of the Baxter family and ends up doing what pumpkins do. A fun read-aloud. 3–6.

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 2004.

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2004 Award
My First Kwanzaa
(by Karen Katz, Holt $14.95 Score:) For the youngest reader, here are simple explanations of the holiday and the meaning of each of the days as a new candle is lit. 3–6.

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 2004.

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