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Holiday High Notes 2022

Sleigh bells ring. People pleading for some gifts made for reading. They’re new and they’re old and festively told: stories for a winter wonderland.* Here’s our annual list of recommended illustrated holiday books, new or reissued — season’s greetings from the Horn Book staff! *with apologies to lyricist Jeremy Stuart...
      

Review of Keepunumuk: Weeâchumun’s Thanksgiving Story

Keepunumuk: Weeâchumun’s Thanksgiving Story by Danielle Greendeer, Anthony Perry, and Alexis Bunten; illus. by Garry Meeches Sr. Primary    Charlesbridge    32 pp.    g 8/22    978-1-62354-290-0    $16.99 “Many Americans call it a day of thanksgiving. Many of our people call it a day of mourning.” A team of Native creators provides...
      

Review of Clarice Bean: Think like an Elf

Clarice Bean: Think like an Elf by Lauren Child; illus. by the author Primary, Intermediate    Candlewick    240 pp.    g 9/22    978-1-5362-2365-1    $19.99 Clarice Bean fans rejoice: the star of highly illustrated chapter books (and of picture books) brings her trademark exuberant stream-of-consciousness narration (with occasional sly...
      

Review of When Santa Came to Stay

When Santa Came to Stay by Billy Sharff; illus. by Eda Kaban Primary    Dial    40 pp.   g 10/22    978-0-593-32523-0    $18.99 e-book ed.  978-0-593-32524-7    $10.99 “Each meal was full of Christmas cheer, / With treats and sweets to spare.” What happens when Santa returns to one family’s house on New...
      

Review of The Night Before The Nutcracker

The Night Before The Nutcracker by John Robert Allman; illus. by Julianna Swaney Primary    Doubleday    40 pp.    g 9/22    978-0-593-18091-4    $18.99 Library ed.  978-0-593-18092-1    $21.99 e-book ed.  978-0-593-18117-1    $10.99 Presented by American Ballet Theatre. A Clement C. Moore–inspired text and lively illustrations offer a tantalizing look at the...
      

Review of Twelve Dinging Doorbells

Twelve Dinging Doorbells by Tameka Fryer Brown; illus. by Ebony Glenn Primary    Kokila/Penguin    32 pp.    g 10/22    978-1-9848-1517-0    $17.99 e-book ed.  978-1-9848-1518-7    $10.99 “At the first dinging doorbell this ­holiday I see… / a sweet potato pie just for me!” In this delightful takeoff on “The Twelve Days...
      

Review of The Best Gift for Bear

The Best Gift for Bear by Jennifer A. Bell; illus. by the author Preschool    Two Lions/Amazon    40 pp.    g 9/22    978-1-5420-2922-3    $17.99 Hedgehog has been baking cookies for her friends and neighbors, but “Bear should have a grand gift, a special gift, something wonderful…just like Bear.” Nothing...
      

Review of The Perfect Tree

The Perfect Tree by Corinne Demas; illus. by ­ Penelope Dullaghan Preschool, Primary    Cameron/Abrams    32 pp.    g 10/22    978-1-951836-42-9    $17.99 e-book ed.  978-1-647007-95-9    $15.54 It’s the day before Christmas, and Bunny is searching for the perfect tree, one that is just her size. Along the way...
      

Review of Season of Light

Season of Light by Jess Redman; illus. by Ramona Kaulitzki Preschool, Primary    Farrar    40 pp.    g 9/22    978-0-374-31460-6    $18.99 Redman’s lyrical rhyming text describes with anticipation the preparations that take place before Christmas. She showcases common traditions of the holiday that explain why this is a...
      

Review of Pookie’s Thanksgiving

Pookie’s Thanksgiving [Little Pookie] by Sandra Boynton; illus. by the author Preschool    Boynton Bookworks/Simon    18 pp.    g 9/22    978-1-6659-2263-0    $6.99 On Thanksgiving Day, Little Pookie (Spooky Pookie; Merry Christmas, Little Pookie) helps make apple and pumpkin pies and sets the table with his parents before Nemmy and Boppa...
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