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Auntie Claus and the Key to Christmasby Elise Primavera
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and#8220;A well-timed reminder that small bodies can hold big hearts.and#8221;and#8212;Kirkus Reviews and#8220;Yeeand#8217;s rhyming text bounces along effortlessly, while amusing details in the cheery watercolors . . . add to the holiday fun.and#8221;and#8212;Horn Book and#8220;Readers will enjoy the same easy-flowing, rhyming text, nicely paced tension, and comical, charming watercolor cartoons found in the previous Fireman Small titles.and#8221;and#8212;School Library Journal
Itand#8217;s Christmas Eve, and Fireman Small has had a busy dayand#8212;he helped Mayor Mole find a Christmas tree, and he decorated it from tip to toe. When he arrives back at Firehouse Nine, all Fireman Small wants is a good nightand#8217;s sleep before Christmas morning.
But a crash and a muffled ho-ho-ho suddenly wake him up. Rushing downstairs, Fireman Small discovers that he has a big problem on his hands.
Join Fireman Small as he takes to the snow-covered streets to save Christmas the best way he knows how. With him at the reins, it may not be reindeer hooves that you hear on your rooftop.
A republished edition of one of our backlist Christmas classics\n
Auntie Claus is back in this heartwarming story where Christopher Kringle learns the family secret, and that the key to Christmas is to believe.
As a young Japanese boy recovers from a bad chill, his mother busily folds origami paper into delicate silver cranes in preparation for the boy's very first Christmas.
Everyone knows the famous words: and#147;and#145;Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house . . .and#8221; Clement C. Mooreand#8217;s famous poem was written in 1822 and has been a holiday classic ever since. This edition, with gorgeous illustrations by Jessie Willcox Smith, was first published in 1912 and is considered by many to be the definitive version of the story.
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\"Vivas delicate, sure watercolors are a reminder that the humbleness of these people made the event more extraordinary--that the story is not only about the long ago and far away but about people with familiar joys and troubles.\"--Kirkus Reviews'
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