Countdown to Christmas! This perfect gift for little ones introduces a new word each day. Find the sad snowman on every page and find out what happens to him.— Martha Cornwell
A beautiful first Christmas advent book, with 25 flaps--one for every day of December.
Snow is falling on Christmas Eve, the stars are out, and everyone is in bed--will Santa visit in the night? Follow the story of a little girl, boy and their dog in this advent countdown. Along the way you’ll find 25 flaps, each introducing a new word in this magical holiday book. Sing carols on a busy street, watch ice skaters spin and twirl, bake cookies, look out for reindeer, and pick a tree, all in preparation of the perfect Christmas Day.
Ivy Snow has loved children's books since before she was able to walk. After living in the fast-paced city she moved to the lovely countryside so she could focus on becoming the author she always wanted to be. A Christmas Advent Story is her first children's book and she is thrilled to have found a home at Bloomsbury. Ivy now lives in Hertfordshire with her husband and her son.
Originally from a small town near Leeds, Hannah Tolson moved the long long way down to Falmouth, Cornwall to study illustration by the sea. After graduating in 2013, she now still lives and and continues to illustrate there. Bold colors and playful compositions inspire Hannah. My First Christmas Advent is Hannah's first book for Bloomsbury.
"This is the ideal beginner Christmas book that will stay with kids from their first steps to first grade." - Foreword Reviews
"The mixed-media illustrations in clear, solid colors . . . will appeal to youngsters. . . . A lovely, playful way to share the Advent season." - Kirkus Reviews
"Tolson’s soft, cozy illustrations reward attentive viewers with additional hidden details and encourage multiple re-reads throughout the holiday season." - Horn Book Magazine