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Product Description: 'Tis the Season for Witches, Elves, and a Legion of Ghosts Not so very long ago, Yuletide was as much a chilling season of ghosts and witches as it was a festival of goodwill. In The Old Magic of Christmas, you'll rub elbows with veiled spirits, learn the true perils of elves, and discover a bestiary of enchanted creatures...read more

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9780738733340 | Llewellyn Worldwide Ltd, October 8, 2013, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: 'Tis the Season for Witches, Elves, and a Legion of Ghosts Not so very long ago, Yuletide was as much a chilling season of ghosts and witches as it was a festival of goodwill.

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Presents the words to a cumulative song about the different modes of transportation, sounds, and colors a group of children observes on the way to school, such as a chuffing, long blue train.
By Sophie Fatus (illustrator) and Sandra Ann Horn

Hardcover:

9788484524809 | Kokinos, June 30, 2007, cover price $23.99

Paperback:

9781841484112 | Barefoot Books, October 1, 2013, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Presents the words to a cumulative song about the different modes of transportation, sounds, and colors a group of children observes on the way to school, such as a chuffing, long blue train.

School and Library:

9781841483535 | Barefoot Books, September 1, 2002, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: While traveling, Babushka gives her gifts for the Christ child away and thinks she has nothing left to give the baby, only to discover that everything she gave away, she also gave to him.

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Product Description: Because her family is too poor for her to bring a gift to the Christ child at midnight mass, Juanita does not want to go to church, until she hears a voice telling her to bring an armload of weeds which turn into beautiful flowers, in a retelling of a traditional Mexican tale...read more
By Fabian Negrin (illustrator) and Joanne Oppenheim

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9781841483641 | Barefoot Books, October 1, 2013, cover price $8.99 | About this edition: Because her family is too poor for her to bring a gift to the Christ child at midnight mass, Juanita does not want to go to church, until she hears a voice telling her to bring an armload of weeds which turn into beautiful flowers, in a retelling of a traditional Mexican tale.

School and Library:

9781841482453 | Barefoot Books, October 1, 2003, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Because her family is too poor for her to bring a gift to the Christ child at midnight mass, Juanita does not want to go to church, until she hears a voice telling her to bring an armload of weeds which turn into beautiful flowers, in a retelling of a traditional Mexican tale.

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Product Description: This series explores the many facets of folklore, the traditions that make up our cultural fabric, in North America. Young readers will gain a greater appreciation for how folklore traditions enrich and give meaning to many aspects of modern daily life.

Library:

9781422224878 | Mason Crest, September 1, 2012, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: This series explores the many facets of folklore, the traditions that make up our cultural fabric, in North America.

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Product Description: Papa Panov's Christmas wish is to worship the Christ Child and give Him the finest pair of shoes he's ever made. In a dream on Christmas Eve, he's promised that his wish will come true, but he must watch carefully. What follows is Papa Panov's most joyful Christmas as he learns that the best way to celebrate the Savior's birth is by following His example...read more
By Shersta Chabot Gatica (introduced by) and Leo Tolstoy (other contributor)

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9781599559193 | Bonneville Books, September 8, 2011, cover price $2.99 | About this edition: Papa Panov's Christmas wish is to worship the Christ Child and give Him the finest pair of shoes he's ever made.

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On Christmas Eve, six French-Canadian trappers meet a mysterious stranger who gives them the gift of a trip to their homes in Montreal, if only they agree not to speak until they cross their own thresholds.
By Kimmel Eric A. (other contributor), Daniel San Souci (illustrator) and Justin San Souci (illustrator)

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9780823417308 | Holiday House, August 15, 2011, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: On Christmas Eve, six French-Canadian trappers meet a mysterious stranger who gives them the gift of a trip to their homes in Montreal, if only they agree not to speak until they cross their own thresholds.

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Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Presents five folktales related to Christmas, including ""The Brave Little Camel"" (Syria), ""Baby in the Bread"" (Malta), ""The Gourd of Plenty"" (Ghana), ""Flowers for Jesus"" (Mexico), and ""Babushka"" (Russia).
By Sheila Moxley (illustrator) and Saviour Pirotta

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9780606235280 | Turtleback Books, August 8, 2011, cover price $19.60 | About this edition: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

Presents five folktales related to Christmas, including 'The Brave Little Camel' (Syria), 'Baby in the Bread' (Malta), 'The Gourd of Plenty' (Ghana), 'Flowers for Jesus' (Mexico), and 'Babushka' (Russia)
By Sheila Moxley (illustrator)

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9780060279028 | Harpercollins Childrens Books, November 1, 1998, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Presents five folktales related to Christmas, including 'The Brave Little Camel' (Syria), 'Baby in the Bread' (Malta), 'The Gourd of Plenty' (Ghana), 'Flowers for Jesus' (Mexico), and 'Babushka' (Russia)

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9781847802316 | Frances Lincoln Childrens Books, July 26, 2011, cover price $8.95

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Product Description: For generations of his fans, Christmas has been synonymous with Tomie dePaola--after all, it's his favorite holiday! Now, readers will find three of his best-known and beloved Christmas stories together in one handsome volume. Comprised of The Night of Las Posadas, The Story of the Three Wise Kings, and The Legend of the Poinsettia, along with several exquisitely illus trated Christmas carols, Tomie dePaola's Christmas treasury will become an elegant addition to every family's holiday celebrations...read more

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9780399255366 | Putnam Pub Group, October 14, 2010, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: For generations of his fans, Christmas has been synonymous with Tomie dePaola--after all, it's his favorite holiday!

Product Description: The Russian folktale about an old woman's endless search for the Christ child.

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9780395426470 | Houghton Mifflin, October 27, 1986, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: An old woman who was too busy to travel with the Wise Men to find the Child now searches endlessly for Him each Christmas season.

School and Library:

9780395276730 | Houghton Mifflin, September 15, 1960, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: An old woman who was too busy to travel with the Wise Men to find the Child now searches endlessly for Him each Christmas season.

Prebinding:

9781442005334 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The Russian folktale about an old woman's endless search for the Christ child.
9780808590491 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $17.15 | About this edition: An old woman who was too busy to travel with the Wise Men to find the Child now searches endlessly for Him each Christmas season.

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Product Description: Each of these lively Yuletide stories has been crafted for sharing aloud during the Christmas season. This compilation features 11 tales taken directly from the Nativity story as well as seven folktales, each of which provides memorable insight into the true meaning of Christmas...read more

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9780745961095 | 1 original edition (Lion Pub, August 1, 2010), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Each of these lively Yuletide stories has been crafted for sharing aloud during the Christmas season.

Selma Ottilia Lovisa Lagerlöf (1858-1940) was a Swedish author and the first woman writer to win the Nobel Prize in Literature.

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9781434472861 | Wildside Pr, May 30, 2008, cover price $32.95 | also contains The Legend of the Christmas Rose, The Legend of the Christmas Rose | About this edition: Selma Ottilia Lovisa Lagerlöf (1858-1940) was a Swedish author and the first woman writer to win the Nobel Prize in Literature.

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9781434472854 | Wildside Pr, May 30, 2008, cover price $9.95 | also contains The Legend of the Christmas Rose, The Legend of the Christmas Rose

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9780823408214 | Holiday House, August 1, 1990, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Hoping to have her husband pardoned, an exiled outlaw's wife agrees to tell an old monk the miracle in Goinge Forest, where every Christmas Eve a beautiful garden blooms in remembrance of the birth of the Christ Child

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Katrusya's family cannot afford Christmas, but they cut a small pine tree in the forest, decorate it with buttons, and, when baby spiders hatch in its branches, they especially enjoy the silvery webs that appear.
By Kimmel Eric A. (other contributor) and Katya Krenina (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780823417438 | 1 edition (Holiday House, July 5, 2010), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Katrusya's family cannot afford Christmas, but they cut a small pine tree in the forest, decorate it with buttons, and, when baby spiders hatch in its branches, they especially enjoy the silvery webs that appear.

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At Christmas, Marta, a Polish girl, unhesitatingly breaks off pieces of her own blessed Nativity straw to share with her ill grandmother and other humble villagers, and in giving them away, her blessings return to her.
By Robyn Belton (illustrator) and Virginia L Kroll

Hardcover:

9780310709947 | Zondervan, September 30, 2005, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: At Christmas, Marta, a Polish girl, unhesitatingly breaks off pieces of her own blessed Nativity straw to share with her ill grandmother and other humble villagers, and in giving them away, her blessings return to her.

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Having moved away to the Ottawa Valley to work with other lumberjacks, eleven-year-old Baptiste begins to feel homesick for his friends and family in the Quebec region of Canada and so magically creates a special canoe that sends him sailing through the night sky and across lands to get back home before the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Eve.
By Roch Carrier (other contributor), Sheldon Cohen (illustrator) and Sheila Fischman (trans)

Hardcover:

9780887766367 | Tundra Books, November 1, 2004, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Having moved away to the Ottawa Valley to work with lumberjacks, eleven-year-old Baptiste feels homesick for his family in Québec, so he magically creates a canoe to fly himself and his coworkers home before midnight on New Year’s Eve.

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Product Description: What do a tale, a joke, a fiddle tune, a quilt, a jig, a game of jacks, a country cure, and a Halloween costume all have in common? Not much, at first glance, but all these forms of human creativity are part of our cultural life and experience...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Library:

9781590843307 | Mason Crest, May 1, 2003, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: What do a tale, a joke, a fiddle tune, a quilt, a jig, a game of jacks, a country cure, and a Halloween costume all have in common?

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Everyone in the village was talking about the new star. Everyone except Baboushka. Then three strangers arrived, following the star. They stayed at Baboushka's house and told her of their quest. When they left they asked her to go with them. A traditional Russian folktale with a Christmas theme.

Hardcover:

9780745915364 | Chariot Victor Pub, October 1, 1989, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: This holiday Baboushka tale blends the Nativity with the tradition of Christmas gift giving.
9780891072812 | Good News Pub, September 1, 1983, cover price $4.95 | About this edition: Invited to join the Three Wise Men on their journey to find the newborn King, Baboushka delays to clean house, and misses her chance to see the Christ child

Paperback:

9780745944562 | New edition (Lion Pub Plc, September 20, 2002), cover price $8.85 | About this edition: Everyone in the village was talking about the new star.
9780745922591 | Reprint edition (Chariot Victor Pub, September 1, 1993), cover price $4.99 | About this edition: Baboushka is too busy cleaning and polishing her already cleaned and polished house to join the three strangers who stop in the village on their way to seek a new baby king.

School and Library:

9780763616199 | Candlewick Pr, October 1, 2001, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: An old woman who was too busy to travel with the Wise Men to find the Child now searches endlessly for Him each Christmas season.

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Recounts the Mexican legend of how the poinsettia became a Christmas flower when a poor girl, with no other gift for the Christ Child, brought an armful of plants to the Nativity scene.

Hardcover:

9780809166879 | Bilingual edition (Paulist Pr, March 1, 2001), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Recounts the Mexican legend of how the poinsettia became a Christmas flower when a poor girl, with no other gift for the Christ Child, brought an armful of plants to the Nativity scene.

Offers a series of tales that retell the Biblical account of the birth of Jesus, the origins of Christmas traditions, and other legends of the holiday season. (view table of contents)
By Bob Hartman and Susie Poole (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780745940717 | Chariot Victor Pub, September 1, 2000, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Offers a series of tales that retell the Biblical account of the birth of Jesus, the origins of Christmas traditions, and other legends of the holiday season.

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A retelling of an English Christmas legend in which a robin is rewarded for its help warming the baby Jesus.
By Sallie Ketcham and Stacey Schuett (illustrator)

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9780806638713 | Augsburg Fortress Pub, September 1, 2000, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: A retelling of an English Christmas legend in which a robin is rewarded for its help warming the baby Jesus.

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Product Description: Based on a South American folktale, this meaningful story provides parents with an excellent opportunity to balance the overemphasis often placed on receiving rather than giving during the Christmas season.
By Linda Schlafer and Anne Wilson (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780829416060 | Loyola Pr, August 1, 2000, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Based on a South American folktale, this meaningful story provides parents with an excellent opportunity to balance the overemphasis often placed on receiving rather than giving during the Christmas season.

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Product Description: Escape to Egypt is Book Two of the Lost Legend Trilogy, a series that explores the origins of the passionate bond between horses and humans. This is the Prologue: "From the days of long ago, a story of immense consequence has been handed down, generation to generation...read more

Hardcover:

9780966130515 | 1 edition (Ampelos Pr, December 1, 1999), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Escape to Egypt is Book Two of the Lost Legend Trilogy, a series that explores the origins of the passionate bond between horses and humans.

Product Description: For Fritzl, Franzl, and Hansl, the three sons of a poor cobbler, Christmas promises to be a bleak and hungry holiday, until a chance encounter with a mischievous goblin king brings magic and joy into the best Yuletide celebration ever.

Paperback:

9780140549164, titled "The Remarkable Christmas of the Cobbler's Sons" | Reprint edition (Puffin, October 1, 1997), cover price $5.99 | About this edition: A poor cobbler and his three sons worry about having food for their Christmas feast, until a playful goblin king pays them a visit

Prebinding:

9780613057714, titled "Remarkable Christmas of the Cobbler's Sons" | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $13.40 | About this edition: For Fritzl, Franzl, and Hansl, the three sons of a poor cobbler, Christmas promises to be a bleak and hungry holiday, until a chance encounter with a mischievous goblin king brings magic and joy into the best Yuletide celebration ever.

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