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Ecco Book of Christmas Stories

Ecco Book of Christmas Stories

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Christmas is the storytelling time, the beginning of things expected but not yet seen, of tales suspenseful and mysterious, and full of a comfort of sorts. Internationally acclaimed anthologist Alberto Manguel offers an immensely enjoyable collection of twenty-three brilliant stories from across the globe, written under the merry canopy of Christmas.

The Ecco Book of Christmas Stories includes tales by the best master storytellers, such as The Turkey Season by Alice Munro; Christmas Is a Sad Season for the Poor by John Cheever; Crèche by Richard Ford; Horatio's Trick by Ann Beattie; Another Christmas by William Trevor; and The Leaf-Sweeper by Muriel Spark.

The collection also features voices of writers whose work has seldom or never been translated into English, such as A Risk for Father Christmas by Siegfried Lenz and The Night Before Christmas by Theodore Odrach. Eminently readable, The Ecco Book of Christmas Stories is a celebration of the most magical of seasons.

Eight Wild Nights: A Family Hanukkah Tale

Eight Wild Nights: A Family Hanukkah Tale

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With humor and rhyme, a Jewish family celebrates and survives the eight days of Hanukkah. Every Jewish family will relate to this roller coaster of joys and adventures as an assortment of relatives and friends descends on the household.

Enchanted Dolls' House

Enchanted Dolls' House

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For the child who loves dolls, for the adult who cherishes dolls, the most sumptious celebration ever in an exquisite, multidimensional presentation, featuring pop-up period dollhouses, secret letters, hidden pictures and more.

Meet Albert and Lucinda, Kristen, Oscar, Hattie and more, enchanted dolls who inhabit a magical series of homes, from a Tudor mansion to a twentieth century villa, finding adventure and secrets to discover, dances to attend, and parties to give in each era. Can it be a surprise that over the many centuries a gentle romance has blossomed between Albert and Lucinda?

Pages are crammed with doll lore and historical detail. Lovingly rendered, highly detailed drawings of dolls, their clothing and furnishings, accessories and accoutrements grace each page and spread.
Each of the four dimensional dollhouses just begs for readers to peek through windows anddoors or lift away the walls to find hidden details and characters.
Tactile treats are everywhere: journals to open, letters to pull out and read, jewelry boxes to explore, fabric to touch.and much, much more.
A Children's Book-of-the-Month Club Main Selection as well as crossover selection of several BMOC adult clubs.

Even More Short & Shivery: Thirty Spine-Tingling Tales

Even More Short & Shivery: Thirty Spine-Tingling Tales

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Make storytime a little spookier this fall with thirty chilling stories from around the world! If you liked Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, you'll devour these spine-tingling tales!

Curl up with old friends like Washington Irving's Guests from Gibbet Island or Charles Dickens' Chips. Or make the acquaintance of The Skull That Spoke and The Monster of Baylock--but beware of spectral visitors like The Blood-Drawing Ghost. This exciting mixture of classic and contemporary tales from Mexico, China, Poland, Nigeria, and other lands near and far is perfect for hair-raising reading!

Twenty deliciously eerie illustrations by Jacqueline Rogers highlight this companion to Robert D. San Souci's earlier collections of scary stories, Short & Shivery and More Short & Shivery, which School Library Journal called an absolute delight.

Fa la la ornament

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Family Christmas

Family Christmas

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When I began assembling [this] collection, I was skeptical that I would learn anything new about Christmas, but reading and reflecting on the history and spirit of Christmas brought back many memories, and taught me a great deal. . . . The literature of Christmas ranges from the miraculous to the tragic, the profound to the ridiculous, but always represents the connection to something larger than ourselves. --Caroline Kennedy In A Family Christmas, Caroline shares the Christmas poetry, prose, scriptural readings, and lyrics that are most dear to her, drawing on authors as diverse as Harper Lee, Nikki Giovanni, Martin Luther King Jr., Billy Collins, John and Yoko, and Charles Dickens. There are also many lesser-known gems throughout and personal treasures from her own family--including a young Caroline's Christmas list to Santa Claus and a letter from her father as President to a child concerned about Santa's well-being. This diverse and unique anthology will become a timeless keepsake, and will enrich your heart and mind with the spirit of Christmas.A Family Christmas includes selections from: Groucho Marx, Emma Lazarus, Mark Twain, Sandra Cisneros, Pearl S. Buck, Truman Capote, Gabriela Mistral, Ogden Nash, Clement Clarke Moore, Vladimir Nabokov, Marianne Moore, Calvin Trillin, E. B. White, and many more.

Family Guy: Peter Griffin's Guide to the Holidays

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From the Griffin house to yours--a one-of-a-kind guide to enjoying the most wonderful freakin' time of the year!

Peter Griffin, everyman extraordinaire, the holidays are the best time of year. With endless Christmas specials (a couch potato's dream!), plenty of family merriment, and eggnog that's heavy on the booze, what's not to like? In this unique Yuletide treasure, the Fat Man offers up a host of holiday memories from the Griffin household as well as hilarious tips for merrymaking the Family Guy way.

From Peter's childhood Christmas recollections (he never let a burned cookie go to waste) to a tour of Quahog at Christmastime (warning: don't look in Quagmire's stocking), to the Griffin family's most sacred holiday traditions, this book has something for everyone on your holiday list, regardless of whether they've been naughty or nice.

Fancy Nancy: Splendiferous Christmas

Fancy Nancy: Splendiferous Christmas

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*NOW A HIT TV SERIES ON DISNEY JUNIOR*

A beautiful Christmas picture book featuring Fancy Nancy!

What could be fancier than Christmas? Presents with elegant wrapping paper, festive decorations, Christmas cookies with sprinkles--and who could forget the tree? After all, there is no such thing as too much tinsel. Ooh la la!

This year, Nancy is especially excited about decorating the Christmas tree. She bought a brand-new sparkly tree topper with her own money and has been waiting for Christmas to come. But when things don't turn out the way Nancy planned, will Christmas still be splendiferous?

In this merriest of stories from bestselling duo Jane O'Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser, Nancy proves once again that a little fancying up can go a long, festive way!

Perfect for fans of other fancy holiday picture books such as Eloise at Christmastime and Olivia Helps with Christmas.

Ooh la la! Fancy Nancy is starring in her own fabulous TV show on Disney Junior. READ THE BOOKS THAT STARTED IT ALL!

Fancy Nancy

Fancy Nancy and the Posh Puppy

Fancy Nancy: Bonjour, Butterfly

Fancy Nancy: Splendiferous Christmas

Fancy Nancy and the Fabulous Fashion Boutique

Fancy Nancy and the Mermaid Ballet

Fancy Nancy: Fanciest Doll in the Universe

Fancy Nancy and the Wedding of the Century

Fancy Nancy 10th Anniversary Edition

Fancy Nancy: Saturday Night Sleepover

Fancy Nancy: Oodles of Kittens

Fear Factor Cookbook

Fear Factor Cookbook

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This cookbook contains over 25 recipes like rat stew, Madagascar hissing cockroach cakes and sea slug smoothies.

First Christmas Stocking

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First Night

First Night

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With utter simplicity, the story of Jesus's birth is recounted in this exquisite book. It frames the first few hours of his life?before the angels, the shepherds, and the kings?when this baby seemed like any other baby. The spare, moving text and luminous illustrations combine to create a sense of mystery and wonder that will captivate children and adults alike.
Five Little Bats Flying in the Night

Five Little Bats Flying in the Night

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2 books - a storybook and an activity book - in one!In the rhyming story, children can count down from 5 to 1 as five little bats get into mischief!In the activity book, kids can color objects in the story, do a word search puzzle, find hidden pictures, and more.
Five Little Christmas Trees

Five Little Christmas Trees

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Five little, four little, three little . . . two little adorable books that will get kids counting their way down through two charming Christmas adventures. With a unique trim size and a plastic-molded counting piece on each spread that disappears as kids count down to an exciting pop-up at the end, each of these fun little books is bound to be a hit.Choking Hazard. Small parts. Not for children under 3 years.
Illustrated by Lynn Adams.
Five Little Penguins Slipping on the Ice

Five Little Penguins Slipping on the Ice

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Five little penguins slipping on the ice. One fell down--oh no! Now there are only four penguins left! What will Mother penguin do? This wintery take on the popular Five Little Monkeys song will have every child singing along!
Five spooky ghosts

Five spooky ghosts

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Five Spooky Ghosts

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Four Sides, Eight Nights: A New Spin on Hanukkah

Four Sides, Eight Nights: A New Spin on Hanukkah

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Everything you ever wanted to know about the Hanukkah holiday, centered on the children's game of dreidel (a spinning top). Includes the history and customs of the holiday, trivia, a song, science facts, and many jokes. Also, the personalities, from Bible heroes and heroines to an astronaut spinning a dreidel in zero gravity. And dreidels, from diamond-encrusted to Space Age to the giant Dreidel House on the Rutgers University campus.
Four Sides, Eight Nights: A New Spin on Hanukkah

Four Sides, Eight Nights: A New Spin on Hanukkah

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Four sides of a toy, eight nights of celebration, forty-four candles burning in honor of an ancient miracle, two-thousand-one-hundred-seventy-some years of Hanukkah -- everything you ever wanted to know about the Hanukkah holiday, centered of the children's game of dreidel (a spinning top). Jokes, history, customs, trivia, science facts (just how fast does a dreidel spin?) come to life with wacky and informative illustrations throughout.