The Christmas Wish

The Christmas Wish
Author: Lori Evert
Pages: 48
ISBN: 9780375981562
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Release: 2013-09-10
Editor: Random House Books for Young Readers
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Celebrate the season with this New York Times bestselling wintry tale that will have readers of all ages believing in the magic of Christmas. This is one to pull out every year and savor all winter long! In the merry tradition of classics like The Polar Express, this special picture book captures the holiday spirit. This is a timeless classic one to reread every year and savor all winter long! Long ago, a brave little girl named Anja wanted to be one of Santa's elves.So she leaves a note for her family and helps her elderly neighbor prepare for the holiday, then she straps on her skis, and heads out into the snowy landscape. From a red bird to a polar bear to a reindeer, a menagerie of winter animals help Anja make her way to Santa. A generous trim-size, matte cover, extraordinary photographs, and foiled title make this a special book for the holiday season. And don't miss the other "Wish" books: The Reindeer Wish The Tiny Wish The Brave Little Puppy The Puppy's Wish The Polar Bear Wish

The Christmas Wish

The Christmas Wish
Author: Lori Evert
Pages: 48
ISBN: 9780449816813
Available:
Release: 2013
Editor: Random House Books for Young Readers
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Young Anja, whose greatest dream is to be one of Santa's elves, befriends the animals that guide her on the journey from her home in the far North to meet Santa, in a cozy Nordic tale filled with extraordinary photographs that will have readers of all ages believing in the magic of Christmas.

The Christmas Wish

The Christmas Wish
Author: Lori Evert
Pages: 48
ISBN: 9780449819425
Available:
Release: 2013-09-10
Editor: Random House Books for Young Readers
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

In the tradition of The Snowman and The Polar Express, this cozy Nordic tale filled with extraordinary photographs will have readers of all ages dreaming of magical places where wintry wishes come true. Long ago, a little girl named Anja wanted to be one of Santa's elves. Since she lives somewhat near the North Pole, she thinks about it quite often. One holiday season, she decides to do something about it. So she tidies up her home, straps on her snowshoes, and heads out into the snowy landscape. Enlisting the help of some woodland friends on her wonder-filled journey, Anja makes her way to Santa to see if he might grant her this special Christmas wish. This Read & Listen edition contains audio narration.

My Christmas Wish for You

My Christmas Wish for You
Author: Lisa Swerling,Ralph Lazar
Pages: 60
ISBN: 9781797202495
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Release: 2021-10-05
Editor: Chronicle Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

I Wish You More meets "I wish you a Merry Christmas" in this sweetly spirited book by the bestselling creators behind Happiness Is . . . . A festive gift spreading joy and Christmas cheer! Each star you see on Christmas Eve is a wish that's come true for those who believe. So many millions of wishes come true! Here are a handful that I wish for you . . From the bestselling creators of Happiness Is . . . comes a touching celebration of the holiday spirit, from spreading Christmas cheer to spending sweet moments together with the ones you love. Featuring an affirming rhyming text and charming illustrations with bright pops of Pantone colors, this merry and bright celebration of the holiday season makes a wonderful gift, reminding readers of what Christmas is truly about: togetherness, the spirit of giving, and spreading goodwill with heaps of heart. TIMELESS MESSAGE OF GOODWILL: This gifty picture book is a fresh take on the enduring "wishing moment" of the Christmas season, with a generosity of spirit that will inspire readers of all ages to celebrate the holidays, and their loved ones, with wonder and appreciation. A CHRISTMAS GIFT FOR EVERYONE: From its clever twist on a classic Christmas theme to its colorful, compelling illustrations and irresistible object quality, this sweet seasonal offering makes a thoughtful gift for children, friends, and family members alike. BESTSELLING AUTHOR-ILLUSTRATOR TEAM: Ralph Lazar and Lisa Swerling have created a well-loved and bestselling brand with an art style that's accessible, recognizable, and emotionally resonant. Perfect for fans of Happiness Is . . ., this ebullient ode to the holiday season is also sure to delight new readers and gift-givers full of the Christmas spirit. Perfect for: • Gift-givers • Parents • Fans of Lisa Swerling and Ralph Lazar

The Christmas Wish

The Christmas Wish
Author: Tilly Tennant
Pages: 307
ISBN: 9781786815309
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Release: 2018-10-22
Editor: Bookouture
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

‘Literally couldn’t put it down!… makes you laugh and tugs at the heartstrings, all in one go!... absolutely perfect!... breath-taking… made me cry and it made me laugh… filled me with festive warm feelings… Love love LOVED it!!.’ Stardust Book Reviews, 5 stars Christmas is coming but it doesn’t feel that way for Esme. Jilted by her cheating fiancée Warren and mourning the death of her beloved grandmother she’s determined not to let life beat her and books a trip to Lapland, on a holiday that her grandmother had always dreamed of taking. Beneath the indigo skies of Lapland, love is the last thing on Esme’s mind but she can’t ignore a spark with Zach, a broodingly handsome actor, also nursing a broken heart. But when Esme is bombarded by messages from Warren promising he’s changed and she discovers that Zach is hiding something-will her head be turned? And when a trip to the northern lights reveals the full extent Zach’s own secret past is there any hope that Esme will get the happy ending that her grandmother wished for her? Readers are falling in love with The Christmas Wish: ‘Put a smile on my face!... I've LOVED it!... the most heart-warming of stories… loving every single page… drawing you in and not letting you go until the end of the very last page… totally captivated!’ Chat About Books, 5 stars ‘I absolutely loved this story. Got me feeling festive and ready for Christmas already! I lost myself in this story… It was perfect!... A brilliant heart-warming ending too… Beautiful.’ Between the Pages Book Blog ‘I loved this book from the first page, it was so enchanting… had you hooked… full of heartbreak, romance, finding out what you really want from life... Worth far more than five stars and didn't want it to end… Simply brilliant.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘5++++stars. Loved this story right from the beginning… it was like I was there... I fell in love with the characters... Highly recommended.’ Goodreads reviewer ‘I loved everything about it and devoured it in one day straight!’ NetGalley reviewer, 5 stars ‘Loved, loved, loved this Christmas book. I would highly recommend it to all. Thank you Tilly Tennant for this wonderful story.’ NetGalley reviewer, 5 stars ‘Amazing... I read this story over the course of 48 hours and that says a lot considering my kids are needy lol.’ NetGalley reviewer, 5 stars ‘Fabulous... I only meant to read a chapter or two but have ended up finishing it in one sitting!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘Beautifully written... romantic, heart-warming... unputdownable. I loved it.’ The Cosiest Corner ‘Once started I had to finish.’ Fabulous Book Fiend, 5 stars ‘A book that I couldn’t put down. Pretty awesome… I read it in one sitting... I have no words to describe the emotions it invoked.’ The Karibbean Kollective, 5 stars ‘A once in a life-time trip of discovery, learning to love yourself, finding yourself and taking back your life. A heart-warming festive story set in a stunning location. Once I started reading I just could not stop!!!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘This book had me in tears! A wonderful story of love, Christmas, and reclaiming yourself!!!’ My Life as a Dog Bed

The Christmas Wish

The Christmas Wish
Author: Sharon Sala
Pages: 312
ISBN: 9781728206189
Available:
Release: 2021-09-28
Editor: Sourcebooks, Inc.
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Sharon Sala delivers her first holiday romance in the Blessings, Georgia series. Fans of RaeAnne Thayne and Debbie Mason will feel right at home in this emotional winter love story: Uplifting second chance romance Tight-knit small-town community Characters that jump off the page Heartwarming Christmas spirit Authentic Southern setting Wade Montgomery's visit to help his family brings him back to Georgia just in time for the holidays. But once he lays eyes on his old friend Birdie Knox, he can't stop thinking about calling Blessings home again...this time forever. It's been years since Wade Montgomery stepped foot in Blessings, Georgia, but the Blessings Christmas spirit is just like he remembers it. The whole town has come together to help his uncle after a disaster nearly destroyed the family business. Being back in Blessings reminds Wade of everything he's been missing, especially when he runs into his old flame, Birdie Knox. Birdie Knox isn't so eager to jump into the holiday season. Every year, she's reminded of the secrets that tore her family apart. But with Wade Montgomery back in town, Birdie is starting to believe in Christmas magic. There's no guarantee Wade will stick around, but if Birdie had her wish, she'd never have to say goodbye to him again. Praise for the Blessings, Georgia series: "Sharon Sala is a consummate storyteller. Her skills shine in her Blessings, Georgia series. If you can stop reading then you're a better woman than me."—DEBBIE MACOMBER, #1 New York Times bestselling author "Sharon Sala's Blessings, Georgia series is filled with unforgettable charm and delight!"—ROBYN CARR, #1 New York Times bestselling author "[Sala's] Blessings, Georgia series is full of heartfelt emotions and laughter."—Fresh Fiction "Sala makes Blessings, Georgia, a vastly entertaining place to visit."—Bookpage

A Christmas Wish

A Christmas Wish
Author: Leeanna Morgan
Pages: 175
ISBN:
Available:
Release: 2018-10-15
Editor: Rogan Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Can a little girl’s Christmas wish come true? After a tragic accident, Megan Stevenson is determined to give, Nora, her five-year-old niece, a loving and stable home. With her fantasy cake business thriving and her niece’s nightmares finally over, Megan’s life is more stable than it has ever been—until a stranger knocks on her door. FBI Special Agent William Parker knows what it’s like to lose the people you love. He’s convinced himself that his job is all he needs to be happy. But while he’s protecting Megan and Nora from a brutal terrorist group, his emotionless and solitary life is torn to shreds. With Christmas fast approaching, can Megan and Nora convince him that it’s safe to love again…even if loving them forces him to face his painful past? A Christmas Wish is the third book in the Sapphire Bay series and can easily be read as a standalone. Each of Leeanna's series are linked so you can find out what happens to your favorite characters in other books. For news of my latest releases, please visit www.leeannamorgan.com and sign up for my newsletter. Happy reading! Praise for Leeanna Morgan’s books: “I am addicted to Leeanna Morgan's books! The only problem with them is that I hate coming to the end of one, and can't wait for the next good read. I love how she weaves the characters together, and draws you right into their lives. If you haven't discovered her, please do give her books a try. You won't be disappointed, except for not having found her sooner!” “I thoroughly enjoyed this book! I couldn't put it down. I purchased it today and finished it just now. Captivating story from beginning to end. Definitely a five star book.” Other Novels by Leeanna Morgan: Montana Brides: Book 1: Forever Dreams (Gracie and Trent) Book 2: Forever in Love (Amy and Nathan) Book 3: Forever After (Nicky and Sam) Book 4: Forever Wishes (Erin and Jake) Book 5: Forever Santa (A Montana Brides Christmas Novella) Book 6: Forever Cowboy (Emily and Alex) Book 7: Forever Together (Kate and Dan) Book 8: Forever and a Day (Sarah and Jordan) The Bridesmaids Club: Book 1: All of Me (Tess and Logan) Book 2: Loving You (Annie and Dylan) Book 3: Head Over Heels (Sally and Todd) Book 4: Sweet on You (Molly and Jacob) Emerald Lake Billionaires: Book 1: Sealed with a Kiss (Rachel and John) Book 2: Playing for Keeps (Sophie and Ryan) Book 3: Crazy Love (Holly and Daniel) Book 4: One And Only (Elizabeth and Blake) The Protectors: Book 1: Safe Haven (Hayley and Tank) Book 2: Just Breathe (Kelly and Tanner) Book 3: Always (Mallory and Grant) Book 4: The Promise (Ashley and Matthew) Book 5: Coming Home (Mia and Stan) Book 6: The Gift (Hannah and Brett) Book 7: The Wish (Claire and Jason) Sapphire Bay: Book 1: Falling For You (Natalie and Gabe) Book 2: Once In A Lifetime (Sam and Caleb) Book 3: A Christmas Wish (Megan and William) Book 4: Before Today (Brooke and Levi) Book 5: The Sweetest Thing (Cassie and Noah) Sapphire Bay: Book 1: Falling For You (Natalie and Gabe) Book 2: Once In A Lifetime (Sam and Caleb) Book 3: A Christmas Wish (Megan and William) Book 4: Before Today (Brooke and Levi) Book 5: The Sweetest Thing (Cassie and Noah) Book 6: Sweet Surrender (Willow and Zac) Santa's Secret Helpers: Book 1: Christmas On Main Street (Emma and Jack) Book 2: Mistletoe Madness (Kylie and Ben) Book 3: Silver Bells (Bailey and Steven) Book 4: The Santa Express (Shelley and John) Keywords: Heartwarming, small town romance, love, mystery, ranch, cowboy, friendship, family life, series, Montana, relationships, love, wedding, bride, suspense, family saga, second chance, clean & wholesome, adventure, second chances, bodyguard, FBI, police, inspirational, community, holidays, Christmas.

A Christmas Wish For Corduroy

A Christmas Wish For Corduroy
Author: B.G. Hennessy,Don Freeman
Pages: 32
ISBN: 9780698156760
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Release: 2014-10-21
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A classic holiday story about a teddy bear loved by children for 50 years. It’s almost Christmas and Corduroy sits on a department store shelf, wishing he could be a child’s holiday gift—but he’s a plain bear, and nobody seems to notice him. He sets out across the store to ask Santa Claus for help, but he can’t visit without wearing a special outfit! After stopping to try on hats, boots, and even baby clothes, Corduroy finally arrives at the North Pole. Can Santa help Corduroy find a new home in time for Christmas? With warm humor and classic art, A Christmas Wish for Corduroy takes readers back to the beginning and shows how Corduroy became the beloved bear we know today. This is a heartwarming story about the power of hope, perseverance, and friendship--an important addition to any Corduroy collection, and the perfect way to celebrate Corduroy's 50th anniversary.

The Wish Book Christmas

The Wish Book Christmas
Author: Lynn Austin
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9781496452542
Available:
Release: 2021-09-07
Editor: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

From the bestselling author of If I Were You comes a nostalgic and endearing holiday story that reminds us that sometimes the most meaningful gifts are the ones we least expect and dont deserve. Best friends Audrey Barrett and Eve Dawson are looking forward to celebrating Christmas in postwar America, thrilled at the prospect of starting new traditions with their five-year-old sons. But when the 1951 Sears Christmas Wish Book arrives and the boys start obsessing over every toy in it, Audrey and Eve realize they must first teach them the true significance of the holiday. They begin by helping Bobby and Harry plan gifts of encouragement and service for those in their community, starting by walking an elderly neighbors yellow Labsince a dog topped the boys wish list for Santa. In the charming tale that follows, Audrey and Eve are surprised to find their own hearts healing from the tragedies of war and opening to the possibility of forgiveness and new love.

The Christmas Wish

The Christmas Wish
Author: Richard M. Siddoway
Pages: 203
ISBN: 0609604147
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Release: 1998
Editor: Harmony
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Brought up by his grandparents after the loss of his parents, Will Martin makes a shattering discovery about his much loved late grandfather's past, until a request from his grandmother helps him reconcile his feelings and rediscover the loving impact that one man can have on those around him. TV tie-in. 250,000 first printing.

A Royal Christmas Wish

A Royal Christmas Wish
Author: Lizzie Shane
Pages: 300
ISBN: 9781947892484
Available:
Release: 2019-09-10
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Nobody does royal romance or Christmas like Hallmark! Enjoy the enchanting original novel from Lizzie Shane. Jenny knows she isn’t the princess type. Sure, she’s friendly and caring, but with her clumsiness and lack of self-confidence, glass slippers would only make her trip. When Dom, the cute guy she runs into in the park, turns out to be the prince of San Noelle, she figures he must not be her happy ever after. But a mysterious countess grants Jenny’s one wish, and she finds herself married to this handsome prince! Unfortunately, at the stroke of midnight on Christmas night, her life will go back to normal. In funny and touching ways, Jenny navigates royal traditions the best she can. But even as she grows closer to Dom, the clock is ticking. With love and a little holiday magic, could she somehow make the enchantment last forever? This sweet holiday romance includes a free Hallmark original recipe for Chicken Shawarma.

The Christmas Wish List

The Christmas Wish List
Author: Heidi Swain
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9781471185694
Available:
Release: 2019-10-03
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

'The queen of feel-good' Woman & Home ***The sparkling new Christmas novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author Heidi Swain!*** After being let go from her job in a swanky hotel just weeks before Christmas, Hattie is feeling lost. Even more so when her high-flying boyfriend announces he’s landed his dream job in Abu Dhabi and asks her to move with him. Luckily, Hattie’s long-time friend Dolly is on hand to help and invites Hattie to spend one last holiday in the small, festive town of Wynbridge, determined to give her a Christmas to remember . . . Upon Hattie’s arrival, holiday preparations are in full swing. But for Hattie, whose Christmas cheer has long since run out, it’ll take more than mince pies and mistletoe to open her heart to the season once more. Relishing the task of reigniting Hattie’s Christmas spirit, Dolly suggests they create a wish list of all the things the season can offer, and with the helpful hands of Wynbridge’s resident handyman, Beamish, Hattie finds her frosty exterior is starting to thaw. As Wynbridge prepares for its most spectacular Christmas yet, will Hattie leave snowy England behind for life in a sunnier clime, or will she in fact realise that her heart’s desire lies much closer to home? The Christmas Wish List is the perfect read this Christmas, promising snowfall, warm fires and breath-taking seasonal romance. Perfect for fans of Carole Matthews and Cathy Bramley. Praise for HEIDI SWAIN: 'Full of Heidi’s trademark gentle charm. Lock the door, pour some mulled wine and settle into this wonderful Christmas treat!' Milly Johnson 'More Christmassy than a week in Lapland - we loved it!' heat magazine 'Sprinkled with Christmas sparkle' Trisha Ashley 'Give yourself a Christmas treat and curl up with this magical book!' Sue Moorcroft, author of The Little Village Christmas 'A real Christmas cracker of a read!' Penny Parkes, author of Practice Makes Perfect 'Cosy, Christmassy and deeply satisfying! Another wonderful read!' Mandy Baggot, author of One Christmas Kiss in Notting Hill

The Reindeer Wish

The Reindeer Wish
Author: Lori Evert
Pages: 48
ISBN: 9780385379212
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Release: 2015
Editor: Random House Books for Young Readers
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

After Anja discovers an abandoned reindeer baby in the woods, she raises him, but as the reindeer grows he wishes to rejoin his own kind and Anja leads him to join the greatest reindeer of allthose of Santas sled team.

One Christmas Wish

One Christmas Wish
Author: Katherine Rundell
Pages: 64
ISBN: 9781481491624
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Release: 2018-09-18
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

From beloved author Katherine Rundell comes a clever, funny, and poignant picture book about a lonely little boy who wishes not to be alone on Christmas. A young boy’s Christmas Eve wish on a shooting star leads to an adventure with an ever-hungry rocking horse, an angel whose wings are molting, a robin who has forgotten how to sing, and a rusting tin drummer boy in Katherine Rundell’s classic Christmas story, with Emily Sutton’s gorgeous paintings.

Make A Christmas Wish A heartwarming witty and magical festive treat

Make A Christmas Wish  A heartwarming  witty and magical festive treat
Author: Julia Williams
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9780007464500
Available:
Release: 2015-10-01
Editor: HarperCollins UK
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

‘Heartwarming, witty and magical’ SUN A HILARIOUS and JUST-A-LITTLE HEARTBREAKING FESTIVE TREAT for anyone who’s looking for a little bit of MAGIC this CHRISTMAS TIME!

A Simple Christmas Wish

A Simple Christmas Wish
Author: Melody Carlson
Pages: 176
ISBN: 9781441242273
Available:
Release: 2013-09-15
Editor: Revell
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Rachel Milligan is caring for her seven-year-old niece, Holly, at her home in Chicago when she receives devastating news: Holly's parents have been killed in a plane crash. Because Rachel is Holly's only known relative, she assumes that she will be her beloved niece's guardian. However, custody is awarded to Lydia, a distant aunt who happens to be Amish. Just a week before Christmas, Rachel takes Holly to the Amish community in the hopes of persuading Aunt Lydia to relinquish custody. Instead, Lydia sets out to teach Holly to live according to the Amish way. As family secrets emerge and old wounds are healed, Rachel realizes that she will do whatever it takes to ensure that Holly has the loving family she needs. Combining an Amish family saga with the anticipation of Christmas cheer and the promise of a budding romance, this newest Christmas story from beloved author Melody Carlson is sure to please.

A Christmas Wish

A Christmas Wish
Author: Erin Green
Pages: 400
ISBN: 1788541073
Available:
Release: 2017-10-19
Editor: Aria
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Flora has always longed for a place to call home, and perhaps this is the Christmas all her dreams will come true.

A Wish to Be A Christmas Tree

A Wish to Be A Christmas Tree
Author: Colleen Monroe
Pages: 20
ISBN: 9781410308597
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Release: 2011-12-01
Editor: Sleeping Bear Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This charming tale of an overgrown pine always being passed by for Christmas, and what his woodland friends do to help him, is sure to become a Christmas classic. With delightful illustrations by wildlife artist Michael Monroe and enchanting text from Colleen Monroe, the birds, deer and squirrel of this story help make their special friend's wish come true.

A Christmas Wish

A Christmas Wish
Author: Beatrix Potter
Pages: 16
ISBN: 0241293340
Available:
Release: 2017-10-17
Editor: Warne
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

It's Christmas Eve and Peter Rabbit is wide awake, listening out for Santa Claus. He hears all sorts of noises in the night, but none of them turn out to be Santa! Can Peter stay awake long enough to see Santa?

The Polar Bear Wish

The Polar Bear Wish
Author: Lori Evert
Pages: 48
ISBN: 9781524765682
Available:
Release: 2018-09-04
Editor: Random House Books for Young Readers
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

From the creators of the bestselling THE CHRISTMAS WISH comes a new wintry tale, in which brave Anja rescues a baby polar bear! Another winter has come for Anja! She, her cousin Erik, and her new puppy, Birki, are excited to explore the snow on their dogsled and make their way to the Christmas party. But on their journey, a great blizzard strands the travelers, and a lost baby polar bear comes to their tent looking for help! Can Anja and her friends help the little bear find his mother? Husband-and-wife team Lori Evert and Per Breiehagen bring us back to their classic Nordic world in a story illustrated with extraordinary photographs and starring their daughter, Anja.