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What I Love about Christmas

What I Love about Christmas

Current price: $12.95
Publication Date: October 18th, 2016
Sterling Children's Books
The Book Tavern
1 on hand, as of Sep 27 8:17pm
(Children's::Picture Books)
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This irresistible board book--with a pop-up, pull-tabs, flaps to lift, and wheels to turn--captures both the excitement of Christmas and the joys of being with family for the holiday. There's a festive flurry as a bear family makes presents, bakes cookies, decorates their tree, and visits Santa, but most important of all: "What I love about Christmas / is time with YOU " Every spread has at least one interactive element, and a beautiful final pop-up shows the bear family snuggled together.

About the Author

Maryann Cocca-Leffler is the award-winning author and illustrator of more than 60 books for children, including Let It Snow, Let It Fall, Let It Rain, and Let It Shine (Scholastic), a series with combined sales of more than two million copies, and A Vacation for Pooch, which was a Best Children's Books selection from Bank Street College of Education in 2014. She has also won numerous state awards and ABA Pick of the Lists Citations. Maryann's book Janine was inspired by her daughter, and together they have developed a corresponding website,, with a mission to help change public perception of children with disabilities. Also visit her at Also a playwright, Maryann wrote a children's play based on her Princess Kim books published by Albert Whitman. Princess K.I.M. The Musical ( was a Ronald M. Ruble National New Play Festival Winner in 2012 and has had sold-out performances on the east and west coasts. Maryann lives in Amherst, NH.