Book Reviews

age 4+
 
Thanksgiving isn't about having the "perfect" day.
By Eileen Spinelli
(2003)
age 4+
 
Beautiful lesson on sharing holiday traditions.
By Helen Recorvits
(2006)
age 4+
 
Dr. Seuss subtly exposes greed and commercialism.
By Dr. Seuss
(1957)
age 4+
 
A good selection of holiday literature.
By Ann Keay Beneduce
(2000)
age 4+
 
Warm, humorous tale reflects preschool tastes.
By Alyssa Satin Capucilli
(1999)
age 5+
 
Funny story regardless of the season.
By Daniel Pinkwater
(2000)
age 4+
 
Felix writes to Santa, goes on another adventure.
By Annette Langen
(1998)
age 4+
 
Bland but enjoyable story for preschoolers.
By Dominic Catalano
(2000)
age 4+
 
Madeline is her spunky self in Christmas tale.
By Ludwig Bemelmans
(1985)
age 4+
 
This nurturing tale skips, soars, and lopes along.
By Dr. Seuss
(1958)
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age 2+
 
Kids will relate to appealing holiday tale.
By Rosemary Wells
(1986)
age 4+
 
Hasidic legend keeps kids on edge of their seats.
By Eric A. Kimmel
(2000)
age 9+
 
Amelia gives tips on how to draw doodles.
By Marissa Moss
(2000)
age 4+
 
Insipid text, pictures present nothing new.
By Jane Breskin Zalben
(1988)
age 5+
 
Sentimental but stirring Christmas story.
By Elizabeth Winthrop
(2006)
age 3+
 
Silly tale for kids who love Christmas.
By Mike Reiss
(2006)
age 4+
 
Christmas lesson about gifts and giving.
By Mary Engelbreit
(2004)
age 9+
 
St. Nick's saintly child plays fantasy heroine.
By Brittney Ryan
(2006)
age 7+
 
Santa fights commercialization, kids help, ho hum.
By Cornelia Funke
(2006)
age 7+
 
A dying boy wants to believe in Santa.
By Gary Paulsen
(2005)

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