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Melissa Corkhill

By Melissa Corkhill

09th December 2016

Looking for an alternative book to share with your children this December? Here are some of our favourites.

Melissa Corkhill

By Melissa Corkhill

09th December 2016

Melissa Corkhill

By Melissa Corkhill

09th December 2016

The Shortest Day by Wendy Pfeffer Discover the science, history, and cultural significance of the shortest day of the year.

The Return of the Light by Carolyn McVickar Edwards Celebrations honoring the winter solstice as a moment of transition and renewal date back thousands of years and occur among many peoples on every continent. Storyteller Carolyn Edwards retells twelve traditional tales—from North America, China, Scandinavia, India, Africa, South America, Europe, and Polynesia—that honor this magical moment.

The Winter Solstice by Ellen Jackson Presents facts and folklore about the shortest day of the year, a day that has been filled with magic since ancient times.

The Night Tree by Eve Bunting By moonlight in the quiet forest, a young boy and his family decorate their favorite tree with popcorn, apples, tangerines, and sunflower-seed balls as a gift for the animals of the woods.

The Yule Tomte and the Little Rabbits by Ulf Stark This charming and funny Christmas story of a grumpy tomte and the hopeful little rabbits is told over twenty-five chapters—one for each day of Advent—with delightful festive illustrations. Perfect for families to share together.

Moominland Midwinter by Tove Jannson Follow the magical world of the Moomin in this classic midwinter bedtime storybook.

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