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Merry Un-Christmas

By Patricia Tauzer, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Silly tale for kids who love Christmas.

Book Mike Reiss Holiday 2006
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this book.

Community Reviews

age 18+

Based on 1 parent review

age 18+

Disappointed/ waist of time!

“Spoiled brat or that her family is crazy.” Is not a language that I use with my kids at home!! I’m very disappointed to read it in a book for kids. I believe that the surgery thinks that Christmas is all about advertising and purchasing!! It’s all about Jesus’s birth for us, to teach us to be humble and giving to the poor. I fell their is no fun, jjoke or learning anything in this book.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

With a wacky twist, this cute and rather silly story opens up the question of what would happen in a world where every day but one were Christmas. In such a world, tired of celebrating every day, Noelle, a slightly bored but cheery little character, wishes that every day would be "Un-Christmas." Like most of us, she hopes to capture the magic of a special day that comes but once a year.

With its light, funny story coupled with happy little drawings that are colorful, expressive, and bit reminiscent of Dr. Seuss, this book will make kids laugh. At first they may not understand how anyone could be bored with presents, Santa, and feasting, but after a little discussion they'll certainly get the point. And, as the authors suggest, it may make kids think twice about what they wish for.

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