Geronimo Stilton #27: The Christmas Toy Factory

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Author: Geronimo Stilton

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 054539239X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 128

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Enter the world of Geronimo Stilton, where another funny adventure is always right around the corner. Each book is a fast-paced adventure with lively art and a unique format kids 7-10 will love. Ho, ho, ho! I love Christmas in New Mouse City. But this year, Grandfather William wanted me to research a new story. He asked me to dress up like Santa Claus and let lots of little mouselets sit on my lap. Cheese niblets! If only I had my own team of reindeer and could fly far, far away. . . .

The Christmas Toy Factory

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Author: Geronimo Stilton

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781782263692

Category:

Page: N.A

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* Over 140 million copies sold worldwide * Good for reluctant readers due to illustrative typeset * Educational edge as books contain facts about various places * Activity packs available to accompany certain titles* More fun and games online at www.geronimostilton.com/UK

Christmas in Nevada

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Author: Patricia D. Cafferata

Publisher: University of Nevada Press

ISBN: 0874179505

Category: History

Page: 224

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The delightful and touching stories in Christmas in Nevada tell how Nevadans have celebrated the holiday, from 1858 to the present day. Some are told by well-known Nevadans, such as Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain), Robert Laxalt, and former governors Bob List and Richard Bryan, but much more of the book shows ordinary Nevadans celebrating in diverse ways the wonders of the season. The range of the state’s ethnic and immigrant heritage is showcased by stories of Basque, Mexican American, Native American, and African American celebrations, along with traditions of Italian, German, Danish, and Serbian origin. Some of the more unusual accounts include the story of three miners trapped underground for forty-five days during the Christmas season, Tonopah’s “Nevergreen” tree, and Reno’s Santa Pub Crawl with thousands of costumed revelers. Through extensive research and personal interviews, Patricia D. Cafferata has created a heartwarming collection of stories, guaranteed to be treasured. Whether Santa arrives on a sleigh in a mining camp in Silver Peak, Esmeralda County, or a zip line down Fremont Street, Las Vegas, Christmas in Nevada brings warm memories, excitement, and good cheer. • Includes a story from each of the state’s seventeen counties • Illustrated with 57 historic photographs, many previously unpublished

The Christmas Encyclopedia, 3d ed.

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Author: William D. Crump

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 0786468270

Category: Religion

Page: 540

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"Reviews of previous editions: "valuable...a wealth of information...many interesting historical illustrations...would be an asset to any collection"--Booklist/RBB; "a charming book to browse...should offer up a great deal of enjoyment to those who use it"--ARBA; "a true encyclopedia of Christmas...recommended"--Catholic Library World"--

When Santa Went Missing

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Author: Parinita Shetty

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9351188817

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 192

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All eleven-year-old Noel wants to do is live a normal life—something that’s just the tiniest bit difficult when your dad is Santa Claus. Just as Noel is struggling to cope with her dysfunctional family— an older brother who wants to develop a non-existent acting career, a younger brother who thinks he's a reindeer and a mother who’s prone to nervous breakdowns—her father goes missing in prime Santa Claus season! When rumours of Santa's disappearance start leaking, a reluctant Noel is packed off on a quest to prevent worldwide elfish panic. To help her on this mission are Gilmore, Coral and Bean, three elves with personality disorders of their own. This ragtag team has one week to visit six factories around the world and prevent them from falling into chaos. With crazy challenges at every turn and Santa Claus still refusing to budge from the missing persons list, saving Christmas seems just a little out of their league.

The Christmas Kill

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Author: Nick Carter

Publisher: Ace Books

ISBN: 9780441105052

Category: Fiction

Page: 213

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The Amazing Voyage

The Third Adventure in the Kingdom of Fantasy

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Author: Geronimo Stilton

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0545307716

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 287

View: 985

Geronimo joins the effort to rescue Blossom, Queen of the Fairies, who has been kidnapped by the Queen of the Witches and taken to the Kingdom of Nightmares.

Creepella Von Cacklefur

Meet Me in Horrorwood

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Author: Geronimo Stilton

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0545307430

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 112

View: 4262

Creepella von Cacklefur, an amateur journalist, investigates when the monster Blobbina disappears, and her search brings her and her friend, Billy Squeakspeare, to Horrorwood.

Stories Behind the Great Traditions of Christmas

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Author: Ace Collins

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 0310873886

Category: Religion

Page: 208

View: 1542

The cheer of a crackling hearth fire. Colorful cards from friends and loved ones. An evergreen tree festooned with ornaments.The golden traditions of Christmas—gifts, wreaths, stockings, carols, mistletoe, and more—infuse our celebration of the season with meaning and glowing memories. And, in ways you may not realize, they point us to the birth of Christ.Stories Behind the Great Traditions of Christmas reveals the people, places, and events that shaped the best-loved customs of this merriest of holidays. Here are spiritual insights, true-life tales, and captivating legends to intrigue you and your family and bring new luster and depth to your celebration of Jesus’ birth. Discover how• after eighteen centuries of all but ignoring the event, churches began to open the door for believers to commemorate Jesus’ incarnation.• the evergreen tree, once a central theme in the worship practices of pagan cultures, came to represent the everlasting love of God.• the magi’s three gifts—gold, frankincense, and myrrh—are filled with spiritual symbolism.The traditions of Christmas lend beauty, awe, and hope to the holiday, causing people all over the world to anticipate it with joy. The stories in this book will warm your heart as you rediscover the true and eternal significance of Christmas.