Monday, December 1, 2008

Some 2008 Christmas Picture Books for Kids - A Holiday Gift Guide

This Christmas give the gift of a book! The guide is by no means meant to be an exhaustive listing. Just letting you know about a few newly published 2008 children's Christmas books available for holiday giving. If you know of some more good ones I've missed, please feel free to comment!

Current Brimful Curiosities Giveaway Book: Enter here
The Moon Shines Down by Margaret Wise Brown, illustrated by Linda Bleck (Illustrator)

Soon to be featured on my blog:
Cole Family Christmas by Jennifer Liu Bryan and Hazel Cole Kendle, illustrated by Jenniffer Julich
Toot & Puddle: I'll Be Home for Christmas (Toot & Puddle) (reprint) by Holly Hobbie

Other Christmas Picture Book Reads:
Christmas Farm by Mary Lyn Ray, illustrated by Barry Root

Reindeer Christmas by Mark K Moulton, illustrated by Karen H Good

A Very Marley Christmas by John Grogan, illustrated by Richard Cowdrey

We Believe in Christmas by Karen Kingsbury, illustrated by Daniel J. Brown

Drummer Boy by Loren Long

The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry, illustrated by P.J. Lynch

Gingerbread Friends by Jan Brett

A Present for Santa Claus by David Wood

The Christmas Bears by Chris Conover

A Pirate's Night Before Christmas by Philip Yates, illustrated by Sebastia Serra

Hurry! Hurry! Have You Heard? by Laura Krauss Melmed, illustrated by Jane Dyer

The Dinosaurs' Night Before Christmas by Anne Muecke, illustrated by Nathan Hale

Christmas Cookies: Bite-Size Holiday Lessons by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, illustrated by Jane Dyer

The Lump of Coal by Lemony Snicket, illustrated by Brett Helquist

Amazing Peace: A Christmas Poem by Maya Angelou, illustrated by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher

'Twas the Night Before Christmas (Super WHY!) by Ellie O'Ryan