our family has the tradition of opening a present on christmas eve- does yours? the best gift to open for me was always a fresh pair of christmas jammies and a book to read with my parents. here are two new books that we have already fell in love with over here.
the night before christmas (little brown 2013/originally published in 1978)
clement c. moore's timeless classic comes alive in this edition by acclaimed watercolorist holly hobbie. the warm illustrations draw little ones in and capture the magic of this special night. b u y h e r e
i adore this series written and illustrated by beatrice alemagna, who uses a totally unique style of texture, appliqué and collage for her books. in the christmas edition, the bugs have gathered to plan the festivities but each of these independent thinkers has their own idea of how the partying should go down—sound familiar? super fun and sweet! b u y h e r e