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Jack and the Manger

by Andy Jones, illustrated by Darka Erdelji
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback Audiobook
  • age: 5 to 18
  • Grade: k to 12
tagged: christmas & advent

A down-to-earth version of a heavenly tale. Jack and the Manger retells the story of Jesus’s birth as if it were a Newfoundland folktale. It’s all seen through the eyes of Jack, the hero of many a story, who befriends a young couple on their walk to Bethlehem. There’s a bit of ‘angel talk’, some gravel pit camping, an edge-of-your-seat bi …

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Fée grand-mère

Mimi visite le Pôle Nord

by Marie-Hélène Lebeault
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 0 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: christmas & advent, fantasy & magic

Un album de Noël que les enfants réclameront chaque année ! Mimi passe tous les samedis chez sa grand-mère. Bien qu'elle n'y trouve ni jouet, ni téléviseur, ni console de jeu, c'est le meilleur moment de la semaine! Voyez-vous, sa grand-mère est une fée! Un tour de cuillère magique et voilà Mimi partie pour des contrées lointaines! C'est …

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Fairy Grandmother

Millie Goes to the North Pole

by Marie-Hélène Lebeault
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 0 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: christmas & advent, fantasy & magic

A delightful Holiday Book that's sure to become a Christmas Tradition! Every Saturday, Millie spends the day at her grandmother's house. There are no toys and no TV, but it's still the best part of her week. You see, grandma is a fairy! With a twirl of her magic spoon, she sends Millie to wherever she wants to go! This is the second book in the Fai …

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The Legend of the Christmas Witch

by Aubrey Plaza & Dan Murphy, illustrated by Julia Iredale
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 8
  • Grade: k to 3
tagged: christmas & advent, fantasy & magic, siblings

From Parks and Recreation star Aubrey Plaza and creative partner Dan Murphy comes the long lost tale of the Christmas Witch, Santa Claus's much misunderstood twin sister. The perfect gift for the holiday season and beyond!

Gather ‘round the fire to hear a Christmas legend that has never been told before...until now. Each year a mysterious figure …

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Quand le père Noël était petit...

by Linda Bailey, illustrated by Geneviève Godbout
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 0
  • Grade: p to 12
tagged: christmas & advent, beginner

 

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Dès sa naissance, le petit Noël est déjà un enfant particulier. Il a une petite bedaine et une grosse voix, il ne porte que du rouge et son plus grand plaisir consiste à redistribuer les cadeaux qu’il reçoit. À bien y penser, ce petit garçon était destiné à devenir le personnage préféré des enfants …

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Joyeux Noël, Anne!

by Kallie George, illustrated by Geneviève Godbout
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: christmas & advent, media tie-in

 

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Anne fête son premier Noël à Avonlea! Elle se sent pleine de reconnaissance pour beaucoup de choses, en particulier le gentil couple qui l’a adoptée. Mais Anne est anxieuse, car elle doit réciter des poèmes lors du concert de Noël. Elle trouve aussi que ses amis et sa famille lui donnent tellement durant …

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The Mutant Mouse from Outer Space (The Lunch Club #3)

illustrated by Dom Pelletier
edition: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: humorous, christmas & advent, mystery & detective

 

The Lunch Club are back in a zombie-filled Christmas mystery!

 

 

It’s the most wonderful time of the year at Pleasantville Elementary — but that doesn’t mean that all is calm. A mysterious gift winds up spreading more than Christmas cheer as student after student turn into mutant zombies. Where did this gift come from? Who is behind it? How ca …

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Allie's Slimy Christmas Adventure

Short Bedtime Christmas Story | Picture Book

by Shawna James, by (artist) Alexandria James
edition: Paperback
tagged: christmas & advent, women authors, friendship, canadian

What would you do if your house was covered in goo,

and you found a glowing door that led to the North Pole?

Allie Simonson and her best friend Ryan have to deal with that exact situation. When they step through the glowing door, they enter the magical world of the North Pole, where Santa and his elves are facing a sticky situation.

Will Allie and Ry …

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Santa Never Brings Me a Banjo

by David Myles, illustrated by Murray Bain
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: christmas & advent, music

The paperback edition of this fun holiday picture book about a young boy pining for his most-hoped-for holiday gift.

Santa never brings me a banjo
And I can never understand why
Every Christmas Eve I see it in my dreams
But every Christmas morning I cry...

The celebrated holiday song from multi-talented and multiple-award-winning Halifax-based …

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