Merry Christmas!

We have children's Christmas books galore here in the shop, more than enough to fill Santa's bag when he makes his rounds this Christmas!  We have classic favorites such as Rudolph and Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas as well as character favorites like Pete the Cat Saves Christmas, How Do Dinosaurs Say Merry Christmas, and Llama Llama Holiday Drama.  Want to celebrate Christmas with a southern flair?  Check out our Louisiana Christmas books like The Cajun Night Before Christmas, Santa is Coming to Louisiana, and The Legend of Papa Noel.  Or you could celebrate this holiday season by adopting your very own Elf on the Shelf before they make their way back to the North Pole with Santa Claus Christmas night!  There's plenty here in the shop to satisfy all your Christmas wishes!

Merry Christmas from Cavalier House Books!  Hope to see you soon!

Cajun Night Before Christmas(r) Cover Image
By James Rice (Illustrator), "Trosclair"
$16.99
ISBN: 9780882899404
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Published: Pelican Publishing Company - September 30th, 1992

"Forget Dancer, Prancer, Comet, and Vixen. . . .


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The Legend of Papa Noel: A Cajun Christmas Cover Image
By Terry Hoover Dunham, Laura Knorr (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781585362561
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Published: Sleeping Bear Press - September 1st, 2006

Around the world Santa Claus has many names. But in a deep, swampy bayou of Louisiana, he's known as Papa Noe l. In such a hot and humid place, there can be no sleds or reindeer, so Papa Noe l rides the river in a boat that's pulled by eight alligators, with a snowy white one named Nicollette in the lead.


Llama Llama Holiday Drama Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780670011612
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - October 19th, 2010

Llama Llama holidays.

Jingle music. Lights ablaze.

How long till that special date?

Llama Llama has to wait.


Pete the Cat Saves Christmas Cover Image
By Eric Litwin, James Dean (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062110626
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Published: HarperCollins - September 23rd, 2014

A New York Times bestselling Pete the Cat holiday picture book

Spend the holidays with your favorite blue cat In this rockin' spin on the traditional tale The Night Before Christmas, Pete the Cat proves that giving your all in the spirit of Christmas is the totally groovy thing to do.


How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Cover Image
By Seuss
$16.99
ISBN: 9780394800790
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - October 12th, 1957

The ultimate Dr. Seuss Christmas classic -- no holiday season is complete without the Grinch, Max, Cindy-Lou, and all the residents of Who-ville


The Christmas Story Cover Image
By Jane Werner Watson, Eloise Wilkin (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780307989130
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Published: Golden Books - August 1st, 2000

First published in 1952, this classic Little Golden Book retelling of the Christmas story was illustrated by beloved artist Eloise Wilkin. Its simple but poetic text gently invites children to hear the story of Jesus' birth in a stable in Bethlehem.


Bad Kitty Christmas Cover Image
By Nick Bruel, Nick Bruel (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781596436688
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 13th, 2011

A HILARIOUS NEW HOLIDAY PICTURE BOOK ABOUT EVERYONE'S FAVORITE NAUGHTY FELINE

"Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the city, not a creature was stirring...Except for BAD KITTY."


The Snowy Day Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780670654000
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - November 5th, 1962

No book has captured the magic and sense of possibility of the first snowfall better than The Snowy Day. Universal in its appeal, the story has become a favorite of millions, as it reveals a child's wonder at a new world, and the hope of capturing and keeping that wonder forever.


God Gave Us Christmas Cover Image
By Lisa Tawn Bergren, David Hohn (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9781400071753
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Published: Waterbrook Press - October 10th, 2006

As Little Cub and her family prepare to celebrate the most special day of the year, the curious young polar bear begins to wonder...

"Who invented Christmas?"


The First Christmas Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9781438005423
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Published: Barron's Educational Series - October 1st, 2014

The Night Before the Night Before Christmas Cover Image
By Natasha Wing, Mike Lester (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780448428727
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Published: Grosset & Dunlap - September 23rd, 2002

It's December 23, and Christmas is just around the corner. But one family is having trouble getting its act together. Once again, Natasha Wing follows the rhythms and meter of Clement Moore's classic Christmas poem, yet gives it her own entirely original twist.


Everything I Need to Know about Christmas I Learned from a Little Golden Book Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780553497359
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Published: Golden Books - September 9th, 2014

The Poky Little Puppy, the Gingerbread Man, and many other classic Golden Books characters help illustrate this wise and witty guide to the holidays Delightfully retro yet utterly of the moment, this companion to the bestselling EVERYTHING NEED TO KNOW I LEARNED FROM A LITTLE GOLDEN BOOK will delight fans of those gold foil-spined treasures.


All I Want for Christmas Is Mad Libs Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780843176667
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Published: Mad Libs - October 17th, 2013

All I Want for Christmas is Mad Libs is the perfect holiday gift This oversize 240-page book includes five festive Mad Libs books in one, all for a bargain price Readers will spend hours filling in the blanks of We Wish You a Merry Mad Libs, Grab Bag Mad Libs, Winter Games Mad Libs, Sleepover Party Mad Libs, and Christmas Carol Mad Libs.


The Great Pirate Christmas Battle Cover Image
By Michael Lewis, Stan Jaskiel (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781455619344
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Published: Pelican Publishing Company - September 15th, 2014

It's Christmas Eve, and Cap'n McNasty and his crew of rapscallions have a fiendish plan to steal every present. Stuffed with cookies and loaded down with toys, the pirates think they are unstoppable. That is, until Santa appears in the sky, making straight for them with sleigh bells a-ringing.


Shooting at the Stars Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781419711756
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - October 7th, 2014

Shooting at the Stars is the moving story of a young British soldier on the front lines during World War I who experiences an unforgettable Christmas Eve. In a letter home to his mother, he describes how, despite fierce fighting earlier from both sides, Allied and German soldiers ceased firing and came together on the battlefield to celebrate the holiday.


Juju Saves Christmas in Da Bayou Cover Image
$10.00
ISBN: 9780985920210
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Published: Fleur de DAT, LLC - July 5th, 2013

From New Orleans author and illustrator Michelle Hirstius comes her second installment of charming Juju the GOOD voodoo. We find everyone getting ready for Christmas, Santa leaves to deliver his presents when one of stops is down in "da bayou" of Louisiana.


The Family Christmas Treasury with CD and Downloadable Audio Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780544092495
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - October 1st, 2013

Fun, festive, and full of holiday spirit, the stories in this impressive anthology--complete with holiday music on CD and for download--are just what Santa ordered to ring in the Christmas season Eight full-length stories are interspersed with joyful Christmas carol lyrics featuring the musical art of H. A. Rey.


Corduroy's Christmas Surprise Cover Image
By Don Freeman, Lisa McCue (Illustrator)
$3.99
ISBN: 9780448421919
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Published: Grosset & Dunlap - September 25th, 2000

Christmas is coming, and Corduroy has a list of gifts he'd like from Santa-until he discovers the true meaning of Christmas is not about train sets and ice skates, but about good friends. Celebrate the season with Corduroy in this Christmas story that is sure to be a holiday read-aloud favorite.


A Christmas Carol Cover Image
By Charles Dickens, Mary Kate McDevitt (Illustrator), Mark Peppe (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780147512895
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Published: Puffin Books - October 16th, 2014

Ebenezer Scrooge is a mean old man with no friends or family to love him - he's just so miserable and bitter One freezing cold Christmas Eve, Marley's Ghost pays Scrooge a visit and an eerie night-time journey begins. The Christmas spirits are here to show Scrooge the error if his nasty ways. By visiting his past, present and future, will Scrooge learn to love Christmas and the others around him?


A Chipping Cheddar Christmas [With Sticker(s)] Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780448481975
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Published: Grosset & Dunlap - October 16th, 2014

Celebrate Christmas with Angelina In this original 8x8 featuring the Classic Angelina Ballerina artwork, Angelina learns the true meaning of Christmas. This book also comes with a sheet of stickers for only $4.99.


Merry Christmas, Mouse! Cover Image
By Laura Numeroff, Felicia Bond (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780061344992
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Published: HarperFestival - September 25th, 2007

Join Mouse from If You Give a Mouse a Cookie as he decorates his Christmas tree in a holiday counting adventure.

This board book with sturdy pages is perfect for toddlers, who will enjoy this simple introduction to numbers. Mouse adds ornaments to his tree, one by one. A great opportunity for the littlest ones to practice counting along with the ever-popular Mouse.


Biscuit's Christmas Eve Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780061128363
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Published: HarperFestival - September 25th, 2007

Biscuit gets ready for Santa's arrival in his newest gatefold book, with surprises under every flap


Little Critter: Merry Christmas, Little Critter! Cover Image
By Mercer Mayer, Mercer Mayer (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780060539726
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Published: HarperFestival - September 21st, 2004

Join Mercer Mayer's classic and beloved character, Little Critter(R), this Christmas

He's written a letter to Santa, helped his mom bake cookies, decorated the tree, and much more But will he get to meet Santa before Christmas is over?


A Very Marley Christmas Cover Image
By John Grogan, Richard Cowdrey (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062113672
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Published: HarperCollins - September 23rd, 2014

With all the excitement of Christmas approaching, it's no surprise that Marley, the lovable pup with a nose for trouble, wants to join in. Anticipating his very first snowfall and Santa's arrival, Marley jumps in to help his family in every way he can.


Biscuit's Pet & Play Christmas: A Touch & Feel Book Cover Image
By Alyssa Satin Capucilli, Pat Schories (Illustrator), Mary O'Keefe Young (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780060094706
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Published: HarperFestival - September 26th, 2006

Cozy up for Christmas fun with Biscuit, everyone's favorite little yellow puppy

The touch and feel elements include Biscuit's sweater, a horse's mane...and even Santa's beard The sturdy board book pages and simple text are just right for babies and toddlers.


Amy's Very Merry Christmas Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780606360876
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Published: Turtleback Books - September 30th, 2014

Amy comes up with the perfect Christmas present for Ms. Sullivan in the ninth book of the Critter Club series.


Little Critter(r)'s the Night Before Christmas Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781402767999
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Published: Sterling - October 5th, 2010

Little Critter stars in this merry retelling of Clement C. Moore's classic holiday poem, complete with a CD for kids to enjoy with the book.Mercer Mayer's warm and witty illustrations add a humorous touch to this magical night, when Little Critter gazes in wonder at jolly Santa Claus, his old-fashioned sleigh, eight prancing reindeer, and a bundle of colorful toys.


Aunt Sass: Christmas Stories Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780316386586
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Published: Hachette Books - October 20th, 2015

Published for the first time, here are three holiday tales by the author of Mary Poppins--a gift for all ages.


A Treasury of Christmas Miracles: True Stories of God's Presence Today Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780446193924
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Published: Faithwords - September 26th, 2007

#1 New York Times bestselling author Karen Kingsbury's classic collection of true stories that celebrates the wonder of Christmas is now available with an updated cover. An incredible chance encounter that changes everything...help that suddenly appears from nowhere...kindness handed to us when it is least expected. We have all experienced miracles in our lives.


Frozen Olaf's Night Before Christmas Book & CD Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781484724682
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Published: Disney Press - September 15th, 2015

'Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the house, not a creature was stirring . . . until a sound awakens Olaf. Read along as Olaf has the adventure of a lifetime with a mysterious stranger in red.


The Poky Little Puppy's First Christmas Cover Image
By Justine Korman, Justine Korman (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780385384735
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Published: Golden Books - September 9th, 2014

A popular Little Golden Book Christmas tale about the Poky Little Puppy is now available as a board book

A large, sturdy board book edition of the popular Little Golden Book The Poky Little Puppy's First Christmas is now available for Poky's littlest fans With its shiny, colorful pages, this Little Golden Book-sized board book makes a perfect gift.


The Night Before Christmas Cover Image
By Clement C. Moore, Corinne Malvern (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780385384742
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Published: Golden Books - September 9th, 2014

Everyone's favorite Christmas story is now available as a board book

A large, sturdy board book edition of the classic 1949 Little Golden Book The Night Before Christmas is now available for Santa's littlest fans With its shiny, colorful pages, this Little Golden Book-sized board book makes a perfect gift.


The Berenstain Bears, the Very First Christmas Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780310751021
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Published: Zonderkidz - October 6th, 2015

Join the Bear cubs as they learn all about Jesus' holy birth. From the angel Gabriel's announcement to Mary to the visit from the three wise men, join Mama, Papa, Brother, Sister, and Honey as they discover the story of the very first Christmas.


Spot the Reindeer at Christmas: Packed with Things to Spot and Facts to Discover! Cover Image
By Tasha Percy, Krina Patel, Marc Mones (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781609928032
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Published: QEB Publishing - October 1st, 2015

There's so much going on from wrapping presents to decorating the Christmas tree, that he may be hard to spot. Don't forget to look for other hidden objects as you work your way through every spread, taking in all the magical detail. Fantastic spot book activities, combined with festive settings, make for an informative and entertaining series.


A Christmas Carol Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781496503787
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Published: Stone Arch Books - August 1st, 2015

Ebenezer Scrooge has always hated Christmas, but in this particular Eve, he's given another reason to be wary of the holiday: the ghost of Jacob Marley comes to visit Clad in heavy chains and burdensome weights, Marley's ghost warns Scrooge that three spirits will visit him over the next three nights, each with a ghastly story to share.


The Twelve Days of Christmas Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780553496611
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Published: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers - October 20th, 2015

On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me . . .


A Shiloh Christmas Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481441513
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - September 22nd, 2015

A rescued beagle and his boy owner seek love and understanding for their troubled small town in this holiday companion to the Newbery Medal-winning Shiloh, from Phyllis Reynolds Naylor.


It's Christmas, David! Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780545143110
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Published: Blue Sky Press (AZ) - September 1st, 2010

Readers of all ages will vividly remember trying to peek at hidden gift packages; writing scrolls of wish lists to Santa; and struggling to behave at formal Christmas dinner parties. Always in the background, we know Santa Claus is watching, soon to decide if David deserves a shiny new fire truck or a lump of coal under the tree.


Duck & Goose, It's Time for Christmas! Cover Image
By Tad Hills, Tad Hills (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780375864841
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Published: Schwartz & Wade Books - September 14th, 2010

Celebrate Christmas with Duck and Goose's holiday board book

Our feathered friends are getting ready for Christmas. The only problem? Goose is more interested in skating, sledding, and making snow angels than in helping Duck decorate their Christmas tree. While Goose has the time of his life in the snow, it seems poor Duck will be left to do all the work. . . .


Cajun Night Before Christmas(r) Ornament Cover Image
By James Rice (Illustrator), "Trosclair"
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ISBN: 9781565548497
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Published: Pelican Publishing Company - October 2nd, 2000

More than twenty-five years after its first appearance, Cajun Night Before Christmas has become a modern classic that has sold more than 660,000 copies and has served as the model for Pelicani1/2s ongoing, best-selling Night Before Christmas series. This miniature edition comes ready to hang on the Christmas tree.


The Night Before Christmas Cover Image
$3.99
ISBN: 9780448404820
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Published: Grosset & Dunlap - September 30th, 1993

St. Nick and eight tiny reindeer descend through a brilliant night sky, and so the famous Christmas poem begins. Jan Brett captures the spirit of Clement Moore's classic poem in glorious illustrations. As St.


A Christmas Carol: A Babylit(r) Colors Primer Cover Image
By Alison Oliver (Illustrator), Jennifer Adams
$9.99
ISBN: 9781423625759
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Published: Gibbs Smith - August 1st, 2012

Take a walk with the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come in Little Master Dickens' A Christmas Carol: A BabyLit(R) Colors Primer. See old Jacob Marley shaking silver chains, gold stars shining around the Ghost of Christmas Past, and a red scarf keeping Tiny Tim warm. This bright retelling of a Christmas classic will scare any "bah, humbug" feelings away.


A Very Babymouse Christmas Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780375867798
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - September 27th, 2011

NEW YORK TIMES bestselling and Newbery Honor winning author Jennifer Holm teams up with Matthew Holm to bring you a fully illustrated graphic novel series packed with humor and kid appeal--BABYMOUSE


Christmas Is Here! Cover Image
By Grosset & Dunlap (Manufactured by)
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ISBN: 9780448457024
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Published: Grosset & Dunlap - October 13th, 2011

Celebrate Christmas with Max and Ruby in this fun-filled activity book. Perfect for any preschooler, this book contains coloring pages as well as activities that reinforce concepts like shapes, counting, and more! Includes stickers and two perf-out Christmas tree ornaments of Max and Ruby!


The Christmas Quiet Book Cover Image
By Deborah Underwood, Renata Liwska (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780547558639
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - September 11th, 2012

The holidays are filled with joyful noise. But Christmas is sometimes wrapped in quiet: "Searching for presents quiet," "Getting caught quiet," and "Hoping for a snow day quiet." Irresistibly cute, soft colored pencil illustrations of bunnies, bears, and more paint a magical holiday picture indeed.


It's Christmas! Cover Image
By Jack Prelutsky, Marylin Hafner (Illustrator)
$3.99
ISBN: 9780060537081
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Published: Greenwillow Books - September 25th, 2012

It's Christmas
Merry Christmas
Here are twelve funny, silly, sweet, and very merry poems to celebrate the season.


Richard Scarry's the Night Before the Night Before Christmas! Cover Image
By Richard Scarry, Richard Scarry (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780385388047
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Published: Golden Books - September 9th, 2014

Richard Scarry and Christmas combine to create this adventurous holiday picture book


Eloise at Christmastime: Book & CD Cover Image
By Kay Thompson, Hilary Knight (Illustrator), Bernadette Peters (Read by)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781481451536
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Published: Little Simon - October 27th, 2015

It's Eloise's sixtieth birthday--though she's still not a day over six. Celebrate both her birthday and Christmas with this sweet holiday classic that now comes with a CD narrated by the brilliant Bernadette Peters