December 13, 2012 - 20:22 — AnnMcWilliamsPiraino

With so many choices, picking out a holiday picture book can be overwhelming. Here are some of my favorites, old and new, that will help bring in the holiday cheer.

The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg. A boy takes a magical train ride to the North Pole.

How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss. Will Christmas be ruined when the Grinch decides to steal Christmas from the Whos?

Santa from Cincinnati by Judi Barrett. Ever wonder how Santa got his start? Judi Barrett describes Santa's childhood, and how he ended up giving presents to children all over the world.

Olivia Helps with Christmas by Ian Falconer. Olivia helps her family prepare for Christmas, with hilarious results.

dream snow jacketDream Snow by Eric Carle.
A farmer dreams of snow covering various farm animals in the night.
Daddy Christmas and Hanukkah Mama by Selina Alko. A child describes how she celebrates both Christmas and Hanukkah.

jacket hanukkah hopHanukkah Hop by Erica Silverman. Rhyming text will have you bopping along as a family celebrates a Hanukkah party.
Chanukah Lights by Michael J. Rosen. Experience each day of Chanukah with gorgeous pop-ups.

Have a happy holiday!

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