May Your Life Be Deliciosa By Michael Genhart Illustrated By Loris Lora

Back of Book: Every year on Christmas Eve, Rosie and her mama, tia, sister, and cousins all gather together in Abuela’s kitchen to make tamales and to tell stories. Immersed in Abuela’s rich memories, Rosie learns not only how to make a delicious tamale, but how to make a delicious life, one filled with love,Continue reading “May Your Life Be Deliciosa By Michael Genhart Illustrated By Loris Lora”

A Christmas Too Big Written and Illustrated by Colleen Madden

Back of Book: Kerry’s family goes completely berserk with Christmas every year. Starting the day after Thanksgiving, her home becomes a whirlwind of lights, music, and elves, elves, elves! Sometimes it gets a little overwhelming. This year, Kerry is desperate for some peace and quiet. Heading outdoors, she realizes a lot of her neighbors areContinue reading “A Christmas Too Big Written and Illustrated by Colleen Madden”

Comet the Unstoppable Reindeer By Jim Benton

Back of Book:It’s the night before Christmas, and Comet is ready…until he’s injured in an unexpected elf incident and replaced by a rookie named Freddy.Comet can’t believe his bad luck. Then he realizes something even worse—in all the confusion, Santa has left the toys behind and isn’t answering his phone. Injury and all, Comet setsContinue reading “Comet the Unstoppable Reindeer By Jim Benton”

Ho Ho Homework By Mylisa Larsen

Back of Book: It’s almost Christmas, and Jack’s classroom has a new substitute teacher. There’s something funny about Mr. Clausen—he seems awfully familiar.…Is it his long, white beard? Is it the way his laugh sounds a lot like “Ho, ho, ho”? Or maybe it’s his snack of milk and cookies—reindeer-shaped cookies! Jack’s classmates are convincedContinue reading “Ho Ho Homework By Mylisa Larsen”

Santa’s Secret By Denise Brennan-Nelson

Back of Book: Everyone knows that when Christmas rolls around Santa employs a legion of helpers to ensure the season goes off without a hitch. But between the Santas on parade, the Santas at the malls, and the ones ringing bells in front of busy department stores…one intrepid investigator wants to know exactly WHO theContinue reading “Santa’s Secret By Denise Brennan-Nelson”

Peanut Butter & Santa Claus: A Zombie Culinary Tale By Joe McGee

Back of Book:  Reginald (the zombie), Zarfon (the alien), and Abigail Zink (the human) are all preparing for Christmas in Quirkville when the terrible news breaks: CHRISTMAS IS CANCELED! Santa is snowed in at the North Pole. The three friends hatch a plan to save the day. They load into Zarfon’s spaceship—along with lots ofContinue reading “Peanut Butter & Santa Claus: A Zombie Culinary Tale By Joe McGee”

How to Trick a Christmas Elf by Sue Fliess

Back of Book: Legend has it that the only way to find out if you’re on Santa’s naughty or nice list is to trick an elf into letting you sneak a peek! But be careful: elves are tricky themselves! To get a look at the list, you’ll need to be clever in crafting a distractingContinue reading “How to Trick a Christmas Elf by Sue Fliess”

The Great Santa Stakeout By Betsy Bird

Back of Book: Oh, is it risky! It’s awfully hard to sneak anything by someone who can see you when you’re sleeping and knows when you’re awake. That’s why Freddy has been extra good this year . . . at hiding his plans. Will Freddy get away with his delightfully devious scheme to outwit SantaContinue reading “The Great Santa Stakeout By Betsy Bird”

Long Ago, On a Silent Night By Julie Berry

Back of Book: In this poignant and lyrical story by Printz Honor recipient Julie Berry, the miracle of Christmas and the promise in every new child come together in a luminous celebration of unconditional love and hope. With tender, incandescent illustrations by Annie Won, the wonder of the nativity story and the marvel of everyContinue reading “Long Ago, On a Silent Night By Julie Berry”

Spoinkers Christmas Books

I received copies of both these books from author Cherl Seward in exchange for an honest review It is never to early to start reading Christmas books. I work with Preschool-aged children over the summer and they enjoyed celebrating Christmas in July with these stories.  They quickly fell in love with the adorable and lovableContinue reading “Spoinkers Christmas Books”