Category: Holidays and Festivals


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Ice Palace

By: Blumenthal, Deborah

Price: $18.40

Publisher: New York, NY, Clarion Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004106

ISBN: 0618159606

Condition: New in New dust jacket

Told from the point of view of a young girl, a glorious ice palace is constructed every year in Saranac Lake, New York. A work crew, including people from the village and men from a nearby prison, cut and transport huge blocks of ice and build them into a fantastic structure that becomes the backdrop for a fabulous winter carnival in the frozen landscape. Fully illustrated in watercolors, the cover is pictorial as is the jacket. The jacket has a 1/2" tear at the top ... View more info

Caspar and the Star

By: Bosca, Francesca; Hawthorn, Philip (translated by)

Price: $11.04

Publisher: Batavia, IL, Lion Publishing: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003736

ISBN: 0745921205

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket

"It's here! The star has arrived!" Shouting and waving, Caspar ran outside, bursting with joy. The star for which he had been waiting for so long was there right overhead - and it was more beautiful and majestic than any star he had ever seen before. All his life Caspar has been watching for one very special star. When it finally appears in the night sky above his tiny house, he can hardly believe it. Gazing at the star in wide-eyed wonder, he is unaware that it ... View more info

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Where's My Christmas Stocking? (Lift and Touch Bks. )

By: Carter, Noelle

Price: $5.06

Publisher: New York, Ny, U. S. A., Scholastic, Incorporated: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000819

ISBN: 0590568701

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket

A small Scholastic movables book. The cat is looking for his Christmas stocking and asking everyone in the home, and on each of five pages there is a flap to lift in looking for the stocking. The spine bottom is slightly worn; the front has a light crease in it. 12 pages, no marks or tears. All illustrated in bright colors. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. View more info

The Nativity Story: a Puzzle Book

By: Dumelle, Grace (Retold by)

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Roselle, IL, Roman, Inc.: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003564

ISBN: 0937739316

Condition: New with No dust jacket as issued

This is a book is good to read to children. The story is three large boards long with illustrations. The book then folds out, and the other sides contain four simple 12-piece puzzles that are easy for children to complete (all have the same piece size and location) . The captions under the puzzles, made using Fontanini nativity figures, are: "Mary gave birth in a stable, because there was no room at the inn. " "Don't be scared, " said the angel, "I br... View more info

Hillel's Happy Holidays

By: Gamaron, Mamie G.

Price: $7.36

Publisher: Union of American Hewbrew Congregation: 1953

Seller ID: HO-07001

Condition: Very Good

The book is covered with textured cloth with an illustration on the front. Wear and discoloration at the spine. Ex-library. Part of back page missing, doesn't interfere with reading. Fine with illustrations. . Illustrator: Gezai, Temima N.. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Children::Holidays and Festivals; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: HO-07001. Hardcover View more info

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My Grandmother's Stories: a Collection of Jewish Folk Tales

By: Geras, Adele

Price: $15.18

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A Knopf: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004089

ISBN: 0375822852

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

Grandmother's stories are inspired by simple things in her apartment - a button box, an embroidered shawl, a freshly baked strudel - the ten stories she tells her granddaughter are rooted in Grandmother's Russian Jewish heritage. They are all fascinating and range from ancient Jerusalem to the Russian countryside, and all the way to the mythical village of Chelm, where the Chief Sage keeps his shoes from getting muddy by wearing them - where else? - on his hands. There i... View more info

Down Holiday Lane

By: Golub, Rose W.

Price: $7.36

Publisher: New York, Union Of American Hebrew Congregations: 1968

Edition: Ninth Printing

Seller ID: CH-01135

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket

This is a book that was written to help Jewish children understand their heritage and their religion in a fun way. This book focuses mostly on customs and holidays. 19 short short stories are included. They are: Let's Make Up, Building a Suko, The Dreidel That Ran Away, A Visit to Ain Hashofet, The Shalach Monos Plate, Lag Bo-omer in Meron, Brotherly Love, Purim in Israel, Fighting the Elephants, A Yom Kippur Surprise, and 9 more. The corners have very light wear. 166 pa... View more info

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The Wonder World, Book III

By: Lewis, William Dodge; Rowland, Albert Lindsey

Price: $13.80

Publisher: Chicago, IL, The John C. Winston Co.: 1937

Seller ID: 004180

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

This is one of The New Silent Readers. A Basal Activity Series, Book III. Wonderfully illustrated in full cover, and with larger print, this book is great for grammar school enjoyment. The first story is Mischief, by Roma Gans and the last is Peter Takes a Trip by Josephine van Dolzen Pease. 63 items are listed in the Table of Contents, including some poetry. The pictorial cover is grayish; the spine ends and corners have light wear. The end papers are illustrated, with ... View more info

Turnipseed Jones

By: Mammen, Edward W.

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1950

Edition: The Junior Literary Guild

Seller ID: 000845

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket

Henry Jones wants to buy a bicycle. He decided which one was best; now he had to come up with the money. Luckily, a job practically fell into his lap and he became old Mrs. Turnipseed's hired boy. She tested him first and he passed, so he was to help her with all sorts of things because, at the age of 100, she decided it was time for a family reunion. Written with great humor and full of surprises. The dark orange binding has a monotone picture of Henry on the front alon... View more info

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The Matzah That Papa Brought Home (Signed)

By: Manushkin, Fran

Price: $18.40

Publisher: New York, NY, Scholastic, Inc.: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003662

ISBN: 0590471465

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket

INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR - In exuberant verse brimming with the delights of the Passover holiday, the ago-old traditions that have been handed down through the generations now come vividly to life. From relatives gathering to reenact the story of Exodus, to enjoying the festive meal, and finally, to sharing the hopeful cries of "NEXT YEAR IN JERUSALEM!", this rhythmic tale conveys all of the warmth and richness of a most cherished family celebration. Fran Manushin... View more info

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The Night before Christmas

By: Moore, Clement C.

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Watertown, MA, Charlesbridge Pub Inc.: 2010

Seller ID: 004036

Condition: New in New dust jacket

This big, beautiful book tells a classic Christmas story in a wonderful way. The paintings that illustrate this book are simple but done in jewel colors. A CD is included, recorded by Peter, Paul and Mary. Three songs are included: The Night Before Christmas, Christmas Eve With Mary (narrative version of The Night Before Christmas) , and A' Soalin. Great for a beginning reader or to read aloud. I've found that children love the songs that come along with books. ; 4to - o... View more info

The First Christmas (I Can Read by Myself)

By: Unknown, Unknown

Price: $5.98

Publisher: New York, Chex Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000220

ISBN: 0026893134

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket

The story of the first Christmas in simple words for a child to read and understand. Illustrations are beautiful. ; Octavo (standard book size) View more info

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Little Grey Rabbit's Christmas

By: Uttley, Alison

Price: $9.20

Publisher: San Diego, CA, Butterscotch Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000623

ISBN: 093442909X

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket

Originally published in 1939, this version has been abridged. Little grey rabbit, along with squirrel and hare all had a wonderful Christmas day. They went sledding, ate lots of yummy things, and enjoyed being with all of their friends. The illustrations are wonderful and show all of the animals in their various holiday fun. The jacket has a 1/2" tear on the back bottom near the spine. The binding is tight. ; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall; 48 pages View more info

The Christmas Box

By: Wetzel, Joanne Stewart

Price: $10.12

Publisher: New York, Alfred A Knopf Inc: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002930

ISBN: 0679817891

Condition: As New in Near Fine dust jacket

This is a story that will resonate with many families this Christmas. Drawing on the author's memories from her own 1950s childhood, this warm, simply told story creates a portrait of a family separated by distance but held together by love. Can Christmas be the same without Daddy? He's a soldier in faraway Japan this year, so his two young children and their mother prepare for the holiday as they've always done, except that they mail Daddy's presents to him in Japan. Th... View more info

The Horrible Holidays

By: Wood, Audrey

Price: $6.90

Publisher: New York, NAL Penguin Inc.: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000063

ISBN: 0803705468

Condition: Near Fine

Pictorial cover, slightly worn but the pictures are still quite nice. Summary: Alf's cousin Mert comes for Christmas and makes his life horrible. Beautifully illustrated, large type for young readers. The full-color artwork was developed using pencils, colored pencils, and colored ink. Binding is very sturdy. Ex-library. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. . Illustrator: Hoffman, Rosekrans. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Childre... View more info