Christmas Picture Books - Cobb County

 Cover image for Babushka : a Christmas tale Babushka : a Christmas tale - Dawn Casey - "With beautiful illustrations evoking folk art traditions and sensitive storytelling, Babushka tenderly reminds us that nothing is more important during the holiday season than taking the time to show love for one another. This timeless Russian tale will warm your heart and fill you up with the joyful, generous spirit of Christmas"
Cover image for Christmas in the barn Christmas in the barn - Margaret Wise Brown - Rhyming text relating the birth of a child in a barn among farm animals.
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Dream snow - Eric Carle - In this musical and sound effects book, a farmer celebrates Christmas after the first snowfall.
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The wild Christmas reindeer- Jan Brett - After a few false starts, Teeka discovers the best way to get Santa's reindeer ready for Christmas Eve.
 Cover image for Gingerbread baby Gingerbread baby - Jan Brett - A young boy and his mother bake a gingerbread baby that escapes from their oven and leads a crowd on a chase similar to the one in the familiar tale about a not-so-clever gingerbread man.
 Cover image for Who's that knocking on Christmas Eve? Who's that knocking on Christmas Eve?- Jan Brett - A boy from Finnmark and his ice bear help scare away some hungry trolls so that Kyri and her father can enjoy their Christmas Eve meal.
 Cover image for Home for Christmas Home for Christmas - Jan Brett -  Rollo the troll is tired of chores, but after spending time on the tundra with various animal families, from owls to moose, he realizes that he wants to be home for Christmas even if that means behaving himself.
 Cover image for Christmas trolls Christmas trolls- Jan Brett - When Treva investigates the disappearance of her family's Christmas things, she finds two mischievous trolls who have never had a Christmas of their own.
 Cover image for The crippled lambThe crippled lamb- Max Lucado - A lamb who has always felt different and sad because of his black spots and his limp, feels his true worth when he is called upon to help keep the baby Jesus warm.
 Cover image for The night before Christmas The night before Christmas- Clement Clarke Moore - New illustrated version of the classic poem about an important Christmas eve visitor.
 Cover image for B is for Bethlehem : a Christmas alphabetB is for Bethlehem : a Christmas alphabet - Rhyming verses introduce the letters of the alphabet and the events surrounding the birth of Jesus.
 Cover image for Mr. Willowby's Christmas treeMr. Willowby's Christmas tree - 
 
Mr. Willowby's Christmas tree is too tall, so he trims off the top and gives the top to the upstairs maid for her tree, and she finds it too tall, so she cuts off the top, which the gardener uses for his tree, but it is too tall ...
 Cover image for Bear stays up for Christmas Bear stays up for Christmas- Bear's friends awaken him the day before Christmas and help him to stay awake as they bake fruitcakes, fill stockings, and sing carols; then, while they sleep, he prepares his own surprise.
 Cover image for The baker's dozen : a Saint Nicholas tale The baker's dozen : a Saint Nicholas tale
 A baker in colonial New York learns the importance of generosity from an old woman who visits his shop on St. Nicholas Day.
 Cover image for This is the stableThis is the stable by Cynthia Cotten - Recalls, in rhyming text and illustrations, the Nativity story, from the brown and dusty stable to the star shining brightly above.
  The Night of Las Posadas by Tomie DePaola -  At the annual celebration of Las Posadas in old Santa Fe, the husband and wife slated to play Mary and Joseph are delayed by car trouble, but a mysterious couple seems perfect for the part.
 Cover image for The legend of the poinsettiaThe legend of the poinsettia - Tomie DePaola - 
 
When Lucida is unable to finish her gift for the Baby Jesus in time for the Christmas procession, a miracle enables her to offer the beautiful flower we now call the poinsettia.
 Cover image for The nutcrackerThe nutcracker The nutcracker- Susan Jeffers - 
 
An abridged version of the story of Marie Stahlbaum, who helps break the spell on her toy nutcracker and watches him change into a handsome prince.
 Cover image for How the Grinch stole Christmas How the Grinch stole Christmas - Dr. Seuss - 
 
The Grinch tries to stop Christmas from arriving by stealing all the presents and food from the village, but much to his surprise it comes anyway.
 Cover image for Great joyGreat joy - Kate DiCamillo - Just before Christmas, when Frances sees a sad-eyed organ grinder and his monkey performing near her apartment, she cannot stop thinking about them, wondering where they go at night, and wishing she could do something to help.
 Cover image for Millie in the snow Millie in the snow - Alexander Steffensmeier - Millie the cow gets lost in the snow on the way home from helping the postman deliver mail on Christmas Eve, but she and the gifts she is bringing finally make it back to the farm.
 The Christmas Day Kitten The Christmas Day kitten- James Herriot - 
 
The famous veterinarian/writer shares the true story of how an independent-minded stray cat gives a woman and her three Basset hounds a Christmas present.
 The Friendly Beasts: an old English Christmas Carol The Friendly beasts : a traditional Christmas carol - Sarah Chamberlain - 
 
In this old English Christmas carol, the friendly stable beasts tell of the gifts they have given to the newborn Jesus.
 Cover image for Who was born this special day? Who was born this special day? - Eve Bunting - Not the lamb or the goat or the mule or the dove was born on the first Christmas long ago, but a special child was.
 Cover image for The little fir treeThe little fir tree - Margaret Wise Brown - A lonely little fir tree, standing by itself at the edge of the forest, has its life transformed when a father takes it home to serve as a living Christmas tree for his bedridden son.
 Cover image for Night tree Night tree - Eve Bunting - A family makes its annual pilgrimage to decorate an evergreen tree with food for the forest animals at Christmastime
 Cobweb Christmas: The Tradition of Tinsel The Cobweb Christmas - Shirley Climo - After waiting years to witness some of the special magic that happens Christmas Eve, a kindly old woman finally gets her wish.
 The Christmas Tree Ship The Christmas Tree Ship - Jeanette Winter - 
Each winter Captain Herman fills his fishing schooner with Christmas trees, sails down Lake Michigan, and delivers the trees to the residents of Chicago.
 Cover image for Carl's ChristmasCarl's Christmas - Alexandra Day - 
A family's faithful dog and the baby left in his charge share an adventure-filled Christmas Eve.
 Cover image for The story of Holly & IvyThe story of Holly & Ivy - Rumer Godden - Orphaned Ivy finds her Christmas wish fulfilled with the help of a lonely couple and a doll named Holly.
 Cover image for The year of the perfect Christmas tree : an Appalachian storyThe year of the perfect Christmas tree : an Appalachian story - Gloria Houston - Ruthie and her mother wonder how they will fulfill their obligation of getting the perfect Christmas tree to the town for the holiday celebration, since Papa has left the Appalachian area to go to war.
 Apple Tree Christmas (Holiday) Apple tree Christmas -  Trinka Hakes Noble - 
 
In 1881, when their apple tree is felled by a storm just before Christmas, a young farm girl and her family discover that the tree was important to each of them for different reasons.
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