We came home from Christmas celebrations with the family to find some extra Advent books on the doorstep! They had not arrived in time to wrap with the others. You can see the complete collection of all the books in this post: Advent Books 2012 List.
This cute Christmas tale tells of the mice that want a Christmas tree like the one in the farmhouse so they try to create one. The little mice are disappointed but magically in the night their tree is decorated complete with blinking lights. A very sweet addition to our Advent books. Click on the picture [...]
Shhh! Don’t tell the kids! I really bought this book for our Advent books series because I wanted to read it. J.R.R. Tolkien wrote letters from Father Christmas to his children for over 20 years complete with pictures and fancy envelopes. What a cool tradition! This book includes many of them and I just couldn’t [...]
The pirates have their own version of the Night before Christmas with bright illustrations for the kids and clever wording for adults to enjoy. This is the next in the Advent books series. Click on the picture to see more about this book on Fishpond. I will publish a post a day about our Advent [...]
After featuring in a series of books, the lighthouse keeper, Mr Grinling, is apparently retiring in this book and this is his last Christmas in the lighthouse. Thanks to a storm and the seagulls it is an eventful one. An exciting story and lovely illustrations in this book, the next of the Advent books series. [...]