Mrs. Claus, in partnership with Barnes & Noble, has chosen a selection of Santa's favorite books to be included here. If you're a parent stuck for a gift idea, or a child looking for a great holiday read, we think you'll enjoy the books listed below. All books were priced at under $10.00 US the last time we checked and are suitable for all ages. Simply click on the book cover to and place your order with Barnes & Noble.
The Night Before Xmas:
"And all through the house...." The cherished classic is illustrated in full-color, capturing all the magical enchantment and joyful good cheer of Saint Nick's annual visit. A timeless Christmas tradition for children of all ages.
What is Christmas?:
Laura and her parents trim the tree, go to church, and bake Christmas cookies together, but what is Christmas really about? This inviting lift-the-flap story introduces the traditions and rituals of Christmas to the very young. Full color.
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer:
Although the other reindeer laugh at him because of his bright red nose, Rudolph proves his worth when he is chosen to lead Santa Claus's sleigh on a foggy night.
Everyone knows that Santa Mouse is Santa's little helper but how did it all come about? Find out in this charming story about a tiny mouse with no name who lived a very lonely life in a very big house. He loved Christmas dearly and had a special present for Santa, but how could he possibly give it to him? After all, he's only a mouse. And how did a little ordinary mouse become Santa Mouse, the helper Santa could never do without!
A Family Christmas Treasury:
A Family Christmas Treasury not only includes Scripture passages and thoughtful meditations, but also suggests ideas to help your family live out the meaning of Jesus' birth every day of the holiday season--and make some wonderful memories, too.
Santa Mouse Where Are You?:
Every Christmas, Santa Mouse becomes Santa's little helper, and every year a special light is placed up high upon the Christmas tree so that Santa Mouse can see when he's placing those very special mouse-sized presents on the limbs of the tree. Well, Santa's ready to take off in his sleigh, and Santa Mouse scurries onto his shoulder, only to fall off into the deep, dark snowy ground below. How will he ever find Santa and help him deliver presents to the children? Find out in this delightful holiday adventure.
The adorable bear is back, just in time for a lift-the-flap Christmas. Children will enjoy "helping" Corduroy trim the tree, bake cookies, wrap presents, and hang a stocking on the fireplace mantle--and will share Corduroy's delight on Christmas morning when he sees all the presents Santa has brought for a good little bear!
Santa Mouse and the Ratdeer:
Where are Santa Mouse's socks? And what happened to his map? On the night before Christmas, all is not well at the Mouse North Pole. Even Santa Mouse's reindeer are in a grumpy mood. What more can possibly go wrong on this dreadful Christmas Eve?
Winnie the Pooh and the Perfect Christmas Tree:
In this festive interactive book, children can crunch through the snow with Winnie-the-Pooh and company as they look for a perfect Christmas tree. By pulling tabs, lifting flaps, and turning wheels on every page, children can join in the search for the tree, help decorate it, and be a part of Christmas as celebrated in the Hundred-Acre Wood. Full color.
A Christmas Carol:
A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens' classic, has been revitalized with interactive pop-ups and surprises to capture the imagination of today's young children. This delightful book also includes hats, balloons, and games for a special party with Scrooge!
Jingle Jokes (Christmas jokes to deck the Ha Ha Halls):
'Tis the season to be silly with this merry collection of Christmas riddles. Lift the flaps to find out the answers to these jolly jokes as Santa, reindeer, and elves prepare for a Christmas that will crack you up! Full color.
Frosty the Snowman (a musical board book):
Everybody's favorite Snowman! Press the button to hear this favorite Christmas song. Open the book to read the words and sing along.
This story is Baby Jesus with lift flap. It is a Bible Story Chunky Flap Book. Custom-made for little hands, this sturdy board book brings the best-loved story of the first Christmas to life, featuring more than ten interactive flaps.
Away in a Manger:
As it plays the familiar tune, this sturdy, shaped book depicts the story behind a favorite Christmas carol. Press the button and read and sing along.
Christmas in the Big Woods:
A festive log cabin Christmas finds five-year-old Laura and her sister, Mary, enjoying the busy preparations, the arrival of their cousins, a romp in the snow, a delicious Christmas dinner, and the arrival of an extra-special gift.
A Little House Christmas:
Many years ago, a little girl named Laura Ingalls traveled with her family across the American frontier. They had many happy adventures together, and when Laura grew up she wrote of these times in her beloved Little House books. Some of the most wonderful stories in these books tell of merry Christmas celebrations in the little houses in the Big Woods, on the prairie, and on the banks of Plum Creek. Here are all those classic Little House Christmas stories, gathered together for the first time in one special volume. Laura Ingalls Wilder's classic stories and Garth Williams' beloved artwork are a holiday gift that will be treasured all year long.
My Book of Little House Christmas Paper Dolls:
Celebrate the joys of the Christmas season with Laura, Mary, Pa, Ma, Baby Carrie, the bulldog Jack, Mr. Edwards, and even Santa Claus himself in this enchanting sequel to the bestselling My Book of Little House Paper Dolls. This collection includes outfits for each doll, numerous accessories and props, and two giant pull-out screens, plus a stowaway pocket for storage. Full color.
My Little House Christmas Crafts Book:
Inside this book are instructions for 18 easy-to-make Christmas decorations, gifts, and foods, taken straight from the pages of the Little House books, including Laura's popcorn strings, Carrie's Christmas candy bags, Ma's clove apples, and Almanzo's jingle bells.