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Sleigh bells ring... these books are all Christmas- or winter-themed and make beautiful gifts for the holiday season.

Image from Little Tomtes Christmas Wish by Inkeri Karvonen and Hannu Taina.
The 12 Days o Yule: A Scottish Twelve Days of Christmas

The 12 Days o Yule: A Scottish Twelve Days of Christmas

Susan Rennie; Illustrated by Matthew Land
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A stunningly illustrated Scots version of the traditional Christmas rhyme. Journey through the twelve days of Yuletide with ... Read more

The Advent Craft and Activity Book: Stories, crafts, recipes and poems for the Christmas season

The Advent Craft and Activity Book: Stories, crafts, recipes and poems for the Christmas season

Christel Dhom; Translated by Bernadette Duncan
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A fabulous family resource for the Christmas season with a wonderful traditiona... Read more

Astrid Lindgren's Tomten Tales: The Tomten and The Tomten and the Fox

Astrid Lindgren's Tomten Tales: The Tomten and The Tomten and the Fox

Astrid Lindgren; Illustrated by Harald Wiberg
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Collector's combined edition of Astrid Lindgren's two classic Tomten tales, The Tomten & The Tomten an... Read more

Autumn and Winter Activities Come Rain or Shine: Seasonal Crafts and Games for Children

Autumn and Winter Activities Come Rain or Shine: Seasonal Crafts and Games for Children

Edited by Stefanie Pfister; Translated by Anna Cardwell
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A practical and brightly illustrated book packed with indoor and outdoor craft... Read more

Beautiful Paper Stars: Craft Decorations for Every Season

Beautiful Paper Stars: Craft Decorations for Every Season

Ursula Stiller, Armin Täuber and Gudrun Thiele; Translated by Anna Cardwell
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Forty projects, graded from beginner to experienced and using six different techniq... Read more

A Calf for Christmas

A Calf for Christmas

Astrid Lindgren; Illustrated by Marit Törnqvist; Translated by Polly Lawson
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Johan's family's only cow has died, and they have no money to buy another. Then he finds a calf in the snow. Perhaps it'... Read more

Christ Legends

Christ Legends

Selma Lagerlöf; Illustrated by Ronald Heuninck; Translated by Velma Swanston Howard
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Lagerlöf brings the stories of Jesus' birth and childhood truly to life in this wonderful collection of tales for... Read more

The Christmas Angels

The Christmas Angels

Else Wenz-Viëtor
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A beautiful picture book of the work of the Christmas angels on Christmas Eve.... Read more

The Christmas Craft Book

The Christmas Craft Book

Thomas Berger
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Making crib figures, candles, lanterns, angels, Advent calendars and a variety of Christmas tree decorations will help children engage with Advent and Christmas.... Read more

The Christmas Story Book

The Christmas Story Book

Edited by Ineke Verschuren
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Includes over 50 Christmas stories, from Hans Christian Andersen, Selma Lagerlöf, Jeanna Oterdahl, Peter Rosegger, Ruth Sawyer and Henry van Dyke and others.... Read more

Elsa Beskow Calendar: 2018

Elsa Beskow Calendar: 2018

Elsa Beskow
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A month-to-view calendar with space for writing in appointments, beautifully illustrated with seasonal artwork from Elsa Beskow's books.... Read more

Charming collection of mini editions of five classic books: Children of the Forest, The Flowers' Festival, Pelle's New Suit, Wood... Read more

Charming collection of mini editions of five classic books by the famous Scandinavian illustrator. Includes Peter in Blueberry L... Read more

The First Christmas: For Young Children

The First Christmas: For Young Children

Hilde Heyduck-Huth
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This radiant board book introduces babies and toddlers to the Christmas story.... Read more

The Gnomes' Winter Journey

The Gnomes' Winter Journey

Ernst Kreidolf
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An enchanting winter tale from renowned Swiss artist Ernst Kreidolf in a style reminiscent of Sybille von Olfers. The woodland gnomes set off on a snowy journey to visit their moun... Read more

Jonathan's Journey

Jonathan's Journey

Elizabeth L. Lombardi
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On Christmas Eve a dwarf invites Jonathan to the Inside Land where he meets Father Christmas and makes a promise.... Read more

Katy's Christmas Gift

Katy's Christmas Gift

Bernadette Watts
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In this heart-warming and alternative version of the Christmas story, beautifully illustrated by Bernadette Watts, Katy sets out in the snow to visit the new baby born in the innkeep... Read more

Lara's First Christmas

Lara's First Christmas

Alice O. Howell; Illustrated by Maggie Mailer
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Lara's First Christmas is a warm, luminous story about the real meaning of Christmas, from the author of The Beejum Book.... Read more

The Little Christmas Tree

The Little Christmas Tree

Loek Koopmans
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The little Christmas tree hates its sharp needles, and longs to have soft leaves like all the other trees. But will it be happier when its wish is granted? A perfect book for a cold ... Read more

Little Fairy's Christmas

Little Fairy's Christmas

Daniela Drescher
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A little fairy gets lost in a snowstorm and tries to find shelter, when help comes from unexpected places. A lovely Christmas tale.... Read more

Little Tomte's Christmas Wish

Little Tomte's Christmas Wish

Inkeri Karvonen; Illustrated by Hannu Taina
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A heartwarming festive tale of a little elf who wants Christmas to come -- and sets about making it happen.... Read more

Mac's Christmas Star

Mac's Christmas Star

Margaret Forrester; Illustrated by Sandra Klaassen
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Catriona secretly tries on her Christmas present, and Mac wants to climb the 'Much Decorated' Christmas tree. What could possibly go wrong in the Edin... Read more

Magic Wool Fairies

Magic Wool Fairies

Christine Schäfer; Translated by Bernadette Duncan; Photography by Stefan Schäfer
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Detailed step-by-step instructions for making fairies and angels for every occasion.... Read more

Magic Wool Mermaids, Fairies and Nymphs Through the Seasons

Magic Wool Mermaids, Fairies and Nymphs Through the Seasons

Christine Schäfer; Translated by Anna Cardwell
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Step-by-step instructions for creating fairies, mermaids and nymphs for every season.... Read more

Making a Nativity Scene: Christmas Figures and Animals for a Seasonal Display

Making a Nativity Scene: Christmas Figures and Animals for a Seasonal Display

Viola Ulke; Translated by Anna Cardwell
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Fully illustrated step-by-step instructions for make a nativity scene, including all the main figures, a... Read more

The Maria Thun Biodynamic Calendar: 2017

The Maria Thun Biodynamic Calendar: 2017

Matthias Thun
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The original biodynamic sowing and planting calendar, now in its 55th year, showing the optimum days for sowing, pruning, and harvesting various plants and crops.... Read more

Mary's Little Donkey

Mary's Little Donkey

Gunhild Sehlin; Illustrated by Hélène Muller
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A beautifully illustrated picture book edition of this much-loved classic Christmas tale.... Read more

Mary's Little Donkey: And the Escape to Egypt

Mary's Little Donkey: And the Escape to Egypt

Gunhild Sehlin; Illustrated by Jan Verheijen; Translated by Hugh Latham and Donald Maclean
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An exciting and beautifully told version of the Christmas story and the early years o... Read more

Mary's Little Donkey Advent Calendar

Mary's Little Donkey Advent Calendar

Gunhild Sehlin; Illustrated by Hélène Muller
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A beautiful traditional Advent calendar which tells the story, across the 24 windows, of Mary and Joseph's journey to Bethlehe... Read more

The Miracle in Bethlehem: A Storyteller's Tale

The Miracle in Bethlehem: A Storyteller's Tale

Sarah Burton; Illustrated by Katriona Chapman
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A unique retelling of the Christmas story weaves ancient nativity legends into the familiar narrative. Will help children and par... Read more

Nativity Plays for Children: Celebrating Christmas through Movement and Music

Nativity Plays for Children: Celebrating Christmas through Movement and Music

Wilma Ellersiek; Translated by Kundry Willwerth
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Everything you need to perform a nativity play with children -- music, lyrics and movements plus... Read more

The Old Shepherd's Tale

The Old Shepherd's Tale

Christopher Nye; Illustrated by Henri Sorensen
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A Christmas story which focuses on the animals in the Bethlehem stable.... Read more

Ollie's Ski Trip

Ollie's Ski Trip

Elsa Beskow
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Six-year-old Ollie is given his first pair of real skis. As soon as the snow begins to fall he sets off on an adventure by himself to the palace of King Winter.... Read more

Ollie's Ski Trip: Mini edition

Ollie's Ski Trip: Mini edition

Elsa Beskow
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Six-year-old Ollie is given his first pair of real skis. As soon as the snow begins to fall he sets off on an adventure by himself to the palace of King Winter.... Read more

On Christmas Eve

On Christmas Eve

Else Wenz-Viëtor
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Father Christmas is starting his rounds on Christmas Eve, but his little helper has forgotten to bring the gifts and sweets! Can she collect them all in time? Brings the magic of Chri... Read more

Otto and the Secret Light of Christmas

Otto and the Secret Light of Christmas

Nora Surojegin; Illustrated by Pirkko-Liisa Surojegin; Translated by Jill Timbers
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A beautiful book about longing, friendship and seeking as Otto, an elfin adventurer, sets off on a jo... Read more

Peter and Lotta's Christmas

Peter and Lotta's Christmas

Elsa Beskow
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Peter and Lotta go to live in the country with Aunt Green, Aunt Brown, Aunt Lavender and Uncle Blue. As Christmas approaches, they discover all kinds of new surprises.... Read more

Pip the Gnome and the Christmas Tree

Pip the Gnome and the Christmas Tree

Admar Kwant
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Pip the gnome decorates his Christmas tree with help from his animal friends in this gentle board book for young children.... Read more

Santa's First Vegan Christmas

Santa's First Vegan Christmas

Robin Raven; Illustrated by Kara Maria Schunk
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When Santa meets Dana the reindeer on Christmas Eve, Dana opens his eyes to how we can be more kind to animals. Christmas with a vegan twist.... Read more

The Shepherd Boy and the Christmas Gifts

The Shepherd Boy and the Christmas Gifts

Aly Hilberts; Illustrated by Sanne Dufft
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In this heart-warming and unique version of the Christmas story, beautifully illustrated by Sanne Dufft, Nathan must give up his crafts to l... Read more

The Snow Girl

The Snow Girl

Robert Giraud; Illustrated by Hélène Muller
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One day the little girl made of snow comes to life. But what will happen when the summer comes? A charming version of a classic story beautifully illu... Read more

Stargazers' Almanac: A Monthly Guide to the Stars and Planets: 2018

Stargazers' Almanac: A Monthly Guide to the Stars and Planets: 2018

Bob Mizon
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A beautiful illustrated monthly guide to exploring the stars and planets without a telescope.... Read more

The Story of the Snow Children

The Story of the Snow Children

Sibylle von Olfers
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Poppy realises that the snowflakes in her garden are actually Snow Children, who whisk her away to the Snow Queen's magical kingdom.... Read more

The Story of the Snow Children: Mini edition

The Story of the Snow Children: Mini edition

Sibylle von Olfers
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Poppy realises that the snowflakes in her garden are actually Snow Children, who whisk her away to the Snow Queen's magical kingdom.... Read more

A Swedish Christmas: Simple Scandinavian Crafts, Recipes and Decorations

A Swedish Christmas: Simple Scandinavian Crafts, Recipes and Decorations

Caroline Wendt; Photography by Pernilla Wästberg; Translated by Eileen Laurie
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A wealth of recipes, decorations and gifts to add a little Scandin... Read more

The Three Wise Men: A Christmas Story

The Three Wise Men: A Christmas Story

Loek Koopmans
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In this beautifully illustrated book for young children, the three Kings decide to journey west, following a star to a very special destination.... Read more

Tom's Christmas Fish

Tom's Christmas Fish

Rita Törnqvist-Verschuur; Illustrated by Marit Törnqvist
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A charming Christmas story about a little boy and his Grandpa, set against a traditional Prague background. From acclaimed illustrator... Read more

The Tomten

The Tomten

Astrid Lindgren; Illustrated by Harald Wiberg
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Follow the Tomten through one chilly night as he guards the farm and keeps everyone safe, even while they sleep.... Read more

The Tomtes' Christmas Porridge

The Tomtes' Christmas Porridge

Sven Nordqvist
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The tomtes fear they won't get their annual bowl of Christmas rice pudding, so they take matters into their own hands.... Read more

Winter

Winter

Gerda Muller
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One of a series of chunky board books which lead young children through the seasons.... Read more

Winter Nature Activities for Children

Winter Nature Activities for Children

Irmgard Kutsch and Brigitte Walden; Foreword by Dagmar Israel; Translated by Jane R. Helmchen
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Activities for winter include Advent crafts, working with wool, woodworking and making thi... Read more

Winter, Awake!

Winter, Awake!

Linda Kroll; Illustrated by Ruth Lieberherr
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This delightfully illustrated book tells the story of the year Winter would not wake and teaches children about the coming of the seasons.... Read more

The Yule Tomte and the Little Rabbits: A Christmas Story for Advent

The Yule Tomte and the Little Rabbits: A Christmas Story for Advent

Ulf Stark; Illustrated by Eva Eriksson; Translated by Susan Beard
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Will Grump the Yule Tomte ever visit the rabbit children? This charming and funny Christ... Read more

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