A Houseful of Christmas

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Henry Holt and Company (BYR), 2004 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Whhhhh went the wind,
but everyone was snug.
Shhhhhh went the snow,
but everyone was together.

A traditional, heart-warming family
Christmas celebration

Every Christmas, Granny's house is full to the brim of family and festive cheer-carols and presents and plenty of food, bows and gift wrap for Fat Cat to play with, and lots of company for Granny and her dog, Edgar.

This Christmas, snow starts to fall and it doesn't stop. Instead of going home, the whole family hunkers down for a cozy night in Granny's warm house.

Even during a blizzard, there's no place better than Granny's house for Christmas.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

A blizzard makes it impossible for anyone to leave, turning an evening of caroling, food, and presents into a sleepover at Granny's house for the whole family. Granny spends weeks baking, decorating ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Barbara Joosse has written more than twenty successful picture books for children, incluing the ever popular Mama, Do You Love Me?, illustrated by Barbara Lavallee; I Love You the Purplest; and Snow Day! Ms. Joosse lives in Cedarburg, Wisconsin, with her family.

Betsy Lewin is the illustrator of the recent Caldecott Honor Book Click, Clack, Moo, by Doreen Cronin, and Dumpy La Rue, by Elizabeth Winthrop. She has illustrated more than fifty books for children, many of which she also wrote. Ms. Lewin and her husband, artist Ted Lewin, live in Brooklyn, New York.

Visit Betsy Lewin at her web site: www.betsylewin.com

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