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I Like You (Send a Story)
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How does Santa know how to match the exact right toy with the exact right kid every December?and#12288; He knows because he's the world's number one kid and toy and gift expert, and he works long, long hours the whole year through, taking notes, compiling his research, thinking and testing and changing his mind. Then, at last, he gets it all figured out, and on Christmas morning, he makes magic happen. With delicious humorous moments and a warm, unexpected ending, this book is truly a Christmas treat. And now, in the Send-A-Story format, it's ready to be mailed off to your favorite believer.
Sadie and her four little brothers are very poor and always hungry. On the first night of Chanukah, Sadie performs a generous act, and in turn receives a frying pan that cooks up sizzling hot, golden latkes on command. Sadie tells her brothers never to use the magic pan, but when she goes out one afternoon, the mischievous boys can't resist. They remember the words to start the pan cooking . . . but what were the words to make it stop? This humorous tale of generosity and greed is accompanied by bright, cheerful illustrations depicting a traditional Russian village. An author's note and a recipe for Sadie's latkes are included.
From celebrated picture book creator Marla Frazee, here is a playful glimpse into the life of Santa Claus.
'Twas the Night Before Christmas has been in print for more than eighty years, and this version of the beloved poem with classic illustrations has become as much a part of Christmas as Santa Claus.
Clement Mooreand#8217;s poem was written in 1822 and has been a holiday classic ever since. This edition, with gorgeous illustrations by Jessie Wilcox Smith, was first published in 1912 and is considered by many to be the definitive version of the story.
Now, in the Send-A-Story format,and#160;this tiny, mailable version complete with addressable flaps and seals is the perfect Christmas treat for loved ones near and far. Why send a card when you can Send-A-Story?
This story of Chanukah generosity and the mischievousness of little brothers is a funny andA tiny, mailable version complete with addressable flaps and seals.Why send a card when you can Send-A-Story?
beautiful celebration of the Festival of Lights. An author's note and a recipe for Sadie's latkes are included.
Now, in the Send-A-Story format, this book is one gift that's sure to be a hit every night of Chanukah!
About the Author
SANDOL STODDARD WARBURG is the author of more than two dozen books, including several for adults. She lives and writes in Hawaii.
JACQUELINE CHWAST lives in Astoria, New York, and has illustrated over 50 books for children, including The Perilous Pit, a New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Children's Books of 1993.
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