December Kids Picks

Snowmen at Work Snowmen at Work
by Caralyn Buehner; illustrated by Mark Buehner


When winter sidewalks seem to have been mysteriously shoveled, a child wonders if snowmen are magic and have nighttime jobs while the people sleep.

Holly and Ivy The Story of Holly & Ivy
by Rumer Godden; illustrated by Barbara Cooney


“The Story of Holly & Ivy” is a Christmas classic for a parent to read to children. It is about three Christmas wishes, one for life, one for home, and one for family. It’s a longer book at 31 pages, so get comfortable with a cup of hot chocolate and enjoy.

A Northern Nativity A Northern Nativity
by William Kurelek

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This Christmas classic is both written and illustrated by one of Canada’s best known artists, William Kurelek, who created twenty paintings for this book.

Holly Joliday Judy Moody & Stink: The Holly Joliday
by Megan McDonald; illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds


Stink wants snow for the holidays but it hasn’t snowed on Christmas in Virginia in more than a hundred years. Will the new mailman, Mr. Jack Frost, be able to make his wish come true?

Kid Sheriff Kid Sheriff and the Terrible Toads
by Bob Shea, illustrated by Lane Smith


This humorous story tells of a boy who outsmarts a band of outlaws and saves the town.

Mud Fairy The Mud Fairy
by Amy Young


Emmalina is not your typical fairy but she still finds her own way to earn her fairy wings.

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