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Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Christmas Book Advent Days 17,18, 19, 20


Who's That Knocking on Christmas Eve? by Jan Brett
A Christmas book with trolls, what fun. Every year trolls invade Kyri's house and eat up her Christmas feast. This year the trolls have a surprise awaiting them, a big polar bear!


Baboushka by Arthur Sholey
 A Russian folktale, about a village where  everyone is talking about the new bright shining star in the sky, except Baboushka who is too busy cleaning her house. Three men, who are following the star, in search of a new baby King, ask Baboushka to join them on their journey. Baboushka is too busy cleaning, and refuses the offer. Later, Baboushka is filled with regret, so she sets off to Bethlehem with a bag of toys in search of the new born King. When she arrives, it is too late for the newborn is no longer there. Baboushka continues searching for the new King.

Christmas In Noisy Village by Astrid Lindgren
This is a story of six children growing up in a small village in Sweden.

Christmas Is Coming by Claire Masurel
Juliette and her stuffed animals prepare for Christmas by baking goodies and trimming the tree. 










1 comment:

  1. That Babushka book is a new-to-me version of the legend. We read this one:
    http://www.hopeisthewordblog.com/2010/12/23/read-aloud-thursday-christmas-around-the-world-russia/

    I love the format of your post! I'm off to check out your other Advent posts! Thanks for linking up to RAT!

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