Bulla, Clyde Robert (1959). The Valentine Cat. Mahwah, NJ: Troll Associates, Inc.
One of the blessings of having half a dozen kids is that you get to enjoy certain read alouds time and time again. 350 more words
With more than five hundred international variations, and dating as far back as the ninth century (with the Chinese story of Yeh-Shen), the story of a patient, kind, and unfairly treated young woman being rewarded for her goodness, has been told in many ways. 1,002 more words
Santa Mouse and the Ratdeer, by Thacher Hurd (1998)
GirlChild says she’s read this one before, but I certainly don’t remember it!
A mouse family is trimming the tree on Christmas Eve, and things aren’t going particularly well for Rosie, so her father has her come to help finish up the cookies for Santa Mouse. 493 more words
When Santa Was a Baby, by Linda Bailey, illustrated by Geneviève Godbout (2015)
If you like to read aloud to children, this is a good one for getting to exercise your vocal talents! 342 more words
Here Comes Santa Cat, by Deborah Underwood, pictures by Claudia Rueda (2014)
This book is very different than what I expected from the cover, actually. 436 more words
Merry Christmas Mr. Mouse, by Caralyn Buehner, pictures by Mark Buehner (2015)
This is another one that BoyChild really enjoyed. Part of the fun of this is the built in hidden pictures–but we still haven’t found the cat, T-rex, and rabbit in all of the illustrations! 509 more words