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The Night Before Christmas: A Visit from St. Nicholas
Clement C. Moore. Tom Browning, illus.
Publisher: Sterling.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781454913559.  Daedalus Item Code: 52085
First published anonymously in 1823, Clement C. Moore's "A Visit from St. Nicholas"—later renamed "The Night Before Christmas"—is the source for many of our conceptions about Santa Claus and his very ... (Read More)
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Nutcracker: Gift Box with Book
E.T.A. Hoffmann. Rita Balducci, adapted. Paola Fratalocchi Ventura, illus.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: box.
ISBN: 9780794420444.  Daedalus Item Code: 52249
This adaptation of E.T.A. Hoffmann's classic tale of magic, love, and loyalty is illustrated with the appropriately toy-like paintings of Paola Fratalocchi Ventura, in which Marie, the Nutcracker, ... (Read More)
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Oliver's First Christmas
Kristi Valiant.
Publisher: Accord Publishing.   Format: board book.
ISBN: 9780740797989.  Daedalus Item Code: 40940
Embodying the excitement of Christmas merriment and mystery, this compact board book for prereaders follows bouncy young pup Oliver as he tries to help with wrapping presents, decorating the tree, ... (Read More)
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The Polar Express: Twentieth-Anniversary Edition
Chris Van Allsburg. Read by Liam Neeson.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover & CD.
ISBN: 9780618836598.  Daedalus Item Code: 53569
(Winner of the 1986 Caldecott Medal; includes Grammy nominee) Since it first appeared 30 Christmases ago, Chris Van Allsburg's magical tale has become a true Christmas classic, and inspired ... (Read More)
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Quick and Clever Christmas Cards: 100 Fast & Festive Cards and Tags
Elizabeth Moad.
Publisher: David & Charles.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780715325926.  Daedalus Item Code: 02282
Here are 100 designs for Christmas cards, ranging from elegant to whimsical, that make use of rubber stamping, quilling, sponging, die cutting, and other crafting techniques. Each chapter features a ... (Read More)
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The Real Rudolph: A Natural History of the Reindeer
Tilly Smith.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780750942836.  Daedalus Item Code: 41745
The author of Velvet Antlers, Velvet Noses, Tilly Smith is the director and secretary of the Cairngorm Reindeer Centre—home of the only free-ranging reindeer herd in Britain. Here she ... (Read More)
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A Round of Stories by the Christmas Fire
Charles Dickens et al. D.J. Taylor, foreword. Melisa Klimaszewski, ed.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911647.  Daedalus Item Code: 53784
Published in its entirety for the first time since 1852, this collection of Christmas tales was originally selected by Charles Dickens for his periodical Household Words. Each story varies in ... (Read More)
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Sacred Christmas Music: The Stories Behind the Most Beloved Songs of Devotion
Ronald M. Clancy.
Publisher: Sterling.   Format: hardcover & CD.
ISBN: 9781402758119.  Daedalus Item Code: 52220
A celebration of the Christmas season through art and music, this book and audio CD set looks at the development of sacred Christmas music, exploring the origins of such works as O Magnum ... (Read More)
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Seasons Greetings Notecards: 10 notecards with envelopes
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.
Publisher: Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.   Format: notecards.
Daedalus Item Code: 02877
Packaged in an unusual plastic sleeve, this set of blank holiday greeting cards features a decorative pattern of "Season's Greetings" in a slim, fancy 1950s-style script, written in pale pink and ... (Read More)
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Snark! The Herald Angels Sing: Sarcasm, Bitterness, and the Holiday Season
Lawrence Dorfman.
Publisher: Hardie Grant Books.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9781742702513.  Daedalus Item Code: 52442
In that time of year when we all spend too much, drink too much, eat too much, and have to smile falsely at people whom we only see once in a blue moon, wouldn't it be a comfort—or at least a ... (Read More)
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Snowflakes Fall
Patricia MacLachlan & Steven Kellogg.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385376938.  Daedalus Item Code: 54699
As the snow begins to accumulate, children joyfully go outside to play together, building snowmen and forts. The author of Kindred Souls, Baby, and a Newbury Medal winner for Sarah, ... (Read More)
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Special Times: Quick Picture Quilts
Sara Nephew. Terry Reed, photos.
Publisher: Clearview Triangle.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781930294004.  Daedalus Item Code: 40512
Create quilts for holidays and other special occasions using 11 different block designs—including balloons, hearts, and birthday cakes—and directions for eight different quilts. Quilt designs include ... (Read More)
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