If Picasso Had a Christmas Tree
If Picasso Had a Christmas
Created by one of 30 art teachers, each delightful illustration brings art history to life, from the Renaissance to the modern era, which will educate and inspire children. Each teacher has emulated an artist and included a Christmas tree in a way that honors the work of that famous artist from history. Free online lesson plans have been created as a companion to the book that can be printed and shared with students. Engaging and informative, this book is a great way to introduce kids to the rich world of art history.
- ASIN: 1940290333
Cobweb Christmas: The Tradition of Tinsel
Cobweb Christmas: The Tradition of
All her life, Tante had heard tales about marvelous happenings on Christmas Eve. Animals might speak aloud. Bees might hum carols, or cocks crow at midnight. Tante wished she could witness a bit of Christmas magic, too.Everybody loves Christmas at Tante's. The old lady decorates a wonderful tree and makes certain to have something for all who come to visit, be it the nearby village children or the shy animals of the pine forest. The only creatures Tante overlooks are the spiders she has swept out of her cottage while cleaning. But the curious spiders want to come inside and see Tante's tree, too. When a midnight visitor lets them into the old lady's home, they unknowingly spin Tante the very gift she has longed for--a gift that has inspired the draping of tinsel on Christmas trees ever since.This Old World tale about the warmth and wonder of Christmas will leave children enchanted with the magical possibilities of the season.
- Brand: Harper Collins
- ASIN: 0060290331
Tree of Treasures: A Life in Ornaments
Tree of Treasures: A Life in
A beautifully illustrated look at Christmas ornaments and the memories they hold on our treesFirst highlighted in the New York Times, Bonnie Mackay’s annual Christmas tree showcases a lifetime collecting almost 3,000 ornaments. Now, through beautiful photography and illuminating vignettes, Tree of Treasures shares the heartfelt stories behind a hundred of those cherished possessions, whether it’s the story of a family member, like Mackay’s grandfather, a well-known vaudeville performer; long-held relationships with friends and colleagues in the international community of Christmas crafts makers; a memory of a beloved pet; and much more. From serene lace angels and vintage Santas, to exquisite glass-blown spheres and small silk purses, Tree of Treasures showcases ornaments both beautiful and well-loved, illuminating how ornaments, as we unpack and hang them each holiday season, tell the story of our lives.
- Brand: MacKay Bonnie
- ASIN: 0143107844
Toby Belfer Never Had a Christmas Tree (Toby Belfer Series)
59 Illustrated National Parks - Softcover: 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service
The Fir Tree
The Fir Tree
Gorgeously packaged with intricate illustrations from Finnish illustrator, Sanna Annukka, this new edition of Hans Christian Andersen's well-loved fairy tale, The Fir Tree, is the perfect holiday gift for adults and children alike.Hans Christian Andersen's tragic tale of naive greed and dissatisfaction is retold through the striking and contemporary illustrations of Finnish illustrator Sanna Annukka. Cloth-bound in rich forest green, with gold foil embellishments, The Fir Tree is elevated from a children's book to a unique work of art and makes an ideal gift for people of all ages.
- Brand: Hans Christian Andersen
- ASIN: 039957848X
Mr. Getaway and the Christmas Elves (Rhyming Children's Picture Book About the Joy of Giving)
Mr. Getaway and the Christmas Elves (Rhyming Children's Picture Book About the Joy of
What do elves do? They work... and they work happily and give freely.A classroom full of kids is excited that their substitute teacher, Mr. Getaway, is going to take them on a field trip. Mr. Getaway always has the something exciting in mind and this trip is not different – Santa’s workshop!Elves are everywhere, working happily, and creating mounds of toys. There is not a sad face in all the activity. Not a bit of complaining about the work. What did the kids learn from watching the elves? They learned that work is good! Santa agreed!All in rhyme, this delightful story is charmingly illustrated with over 40 images. If you enjoy the books of Dr. Seuss, the Berenstains, Suzy Spafford, Sandra Boynton, and Laura Numeroff, you’ll love MR. GATEAWAY AND THE CHRISTMAS ELVES.You might also want to take a peek at THE TREE-WITHIN-THE TREE, another delightful holiday book by Sally Huss.This children’s picture book is part of the wonderful collection of children’s books by Sally Huss.
- ASIN: B00PVEXA8Y
Illustrated Guide to Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Softcover Edition
Illustrated Guide to Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Softcover
Anderson Design Group's new 128-page Great Smoky Mountains National Park book is perfect for any outdoor lover, poster art fan, or Smoky Mountains history buff. This 9" x 12" full-color hardcover coffee table book includes 40 original Smokies posters, oil paintings, historic photos, a map of the park, facts, travel tips, and a historical timeline of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Joel Anderson and his team of award-winning artists have created the gorgeous poster art in this book. Historian and Smokies expert Daniel S. Pierce joined Joel and Nathan Anderson to write a truly spectacular narrative that covers just about everything you would ever want to know about America's most visited National Park. This lovely book is sure to be a treasured keepsake.
- ASIN: 099677775X
White Christmas of a Loooong Dog: Beautifully Illustrated Christmas Poems for Kids and Dog Lovers (Loooong Dog's Adventures Book 3)
White Christmas of a Loooong Dog: Beautifully Illustrated Christmas Poems for Kids and Dog Lovers (Loooong Dog's Adventures Book
I would like to give you a present. You will find it in the book.Christmas time is a beautiful timeWith lights all red and green,I think it is the prettiest timeThat I have ever seen!Follow the adventures of this cute loooong dog as he experiences his First White Christmas. With a specially knitted Christmas jersey, this funny Dachshund carefully takes his first steps onto the soft white snow blanket. He loves the feeling and excitedly runs around the neighborhood. To him everything looks different since the snow started to fall. Winter activities and house decorations amuse this little doggy with adventurous results. This cute children’s story is perfect for ages 3-7 and is told in fun rhymes.Illustrated colorfully with quality images on each page, it is sure to become a bedtime favorite and teaching children about Christmas traditions any time of the day and year.
- ASIN: B077F2NSBC