Book Reviews

Big Bob and the Thanksgiving Potatoes Book Poster Image
age 5+
Funny story regardless of the season.
By Daniel Pinkwater
(2000)
Happy Birthday to You! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Celebratory tale soars with wordplay and crazy invention.
By Dr. Seuss
(1958)
Happy Halloween, Biscuit! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Warm, humorous tale reflects preschool tastes.
By Alyssa Satin Capucilli
(1999)
Beni's First Chanukah Book Poster Image
age 4+
Insipid text, pictures present nothing new.
By Jane Breskin Zalben
(1988)
Eloise at Christmastime Book Poster Image
age 4+
Eloise skitters through the holiday in charming sequel.
By Kay Thompson
(1958)
Madeline's Christmas Book Poster Image
age 4+
Madeline is her spunky self in Christmas tale.
By Ludwig Bemelmans
(1985)
Felix's Christmas Around the World Book Poster Image
age 4+
Felix writes to Santa, goes on another adventure.
By Annette Langen
(1998)
Santa and the Three Bears Book Poster Image
age 4+
Bland but enjoyable story for preschoolers.
By Dominic Catalano
(2000)
Max's Christmas Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Kids will relate to appealing holiday tale.
By Rosemary Wells
(1986)
Gershon's Monster: A Story for the Jewish New Year Book Poster Image
age 4+
Hasidic legend keeps kids on edge of their seats.
By Eric A. Kimmel
(2000)
Joy to the World: A Family Christmas Treasury Book Poster Image
age 4+
A good selection of holiday literature.
By Ann Keay Beneduce
(2000)
The True Story of Christmas Book Poster Image
age 9+
The ultimate dysfunctional family Christmas.
By Anne Fine
(2003)
The Perfect Thanksgiving Book Poster Image
age 4+
Thanksgiving isn't about having the "perfect" day.
By Eileen Spinelli
(2003)
Bus Route to Boston Book Poster Image
age 4+
Bus driver takes riders home after a busy day.
By Maryann Cocca-Leffler
(2000)
How the Grinch Stole Christmas Book Poster Image
age 4+
Dr. Seuss subtly exposes greed and commercialism.
By Dr. Seuss
(1957)
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever Book Poster Image
age 9+
A unique and entertaining spin on an age-old tale.
By Barbara Robinson
(1972)
The Polar Express Book Poster Image
age 4+
One of the most beautiful Christmas books.
By Chris Van Allsburg
(1985)
A Christmas Sonata Book Poster Image
age 7+
A dying boy wants to believe in Santa.
By Gary Paulsen
(2005)
What Child Is This? A Christmas Story Book Poster Image
age 8+
Foster child wishes for a family for Christmas.
By Caroline B. Cooney
(2005)
Yoon and the Christmas Mitten Book Poster Image
age 4+
Beautiful lesson on sharing holiday traditions.
By Helen Recorvits
(2006)

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