Yarn Along


There are so many really great Holiday Book lists out there this time of year. I don't have any revelations to add, necessarily, but I did want to record what holiday and seasonal books Silas is enjoying right now. Most of them I picked up at Goodwill when I stumbled upon the book stash of, what I assume to be, a former teacher who was cleaning out her closets. There were some real finds in there and I bought almost 50 books in that one trip; quite a haul even for me!

Counting to Christmas by Nancy Tafuri: Very simple text telling what a little girl does on each day of Advent. The pictures are huge, bold, and bright.
A Winter Day by Douglas Florian: Simple, rhyming words about winter. Large pictures that have a very child-like quality to them.
Winter by Gerda Muller: The beautifully illustrated seasonal classic.
Amy Loves the Snow by Julia Hoban: A little girl and her dad spend time playing outside.
Hello Snow! by Wendy Cheyette Lewison: Fun rhymes that Silas likes to dance to.
The Just-Right Christmas Tree by Jane Gerver: This is one of only 3 winter/holiday board books that we have that Silas can "read" by himself. Very sturdy pages and a sweet Goldilocks-type story.

As for knitting...still working on the baby blanket (expect to hear this refrain for awhile...sorry!).

Linking up with Ginny over at Small Things.

8 comments:

  1. We are reading through a stack of winter and holiday books too right now. :) Thank you for sharing some of your favorites!

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  2. Hearing about the baby blanket is a fine thing!

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  3. Great book list. Goodwill is my favorite store :) Merry Christmas.

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  4. Have a happy holiday, Courtney!

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  5. I love those great thrifting finds. We are enjoying similar titles here.

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  6. how lucky, i'm so glad you happened upon them. and how sweet the blanket will be, enjoy the knitting!

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