little whistle's christmas

Summary:
It's Christmas in Toytown, and the toys realize they don't know who made them. They write a note to Santa, asking if he made them. On Christmas Eve night, a special package arrives in the store, and they have their answer.
Educational Themes:
You can talk about love, the spirit of Christmas and all its magic from a variety of perspectives. With the emphasis on "where did we come from," there's an opportunity to talk about the reason for Christmas, as well.
Reading Level:
3.1
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
8 to 10
Recommended Age To Read Together:
2 to 6
Age of child:
Started reading with child 2 years old.
Purchase Recommendation:
Buy. This book is too wonderful not to have on hand.
Little Kid Reaction
Unlike the INSTANT love for Little Whistle, this one took a couple of readings.
Big Kid Reaction
This was our instant holiday favorite. The story is sweet without being sappy or over the top. Like the original Little Whistle, it's about friendship, love and sharing.
Pros:

The simplicity and beauty of the tale are unmatched.

Cons:

It may have been too wordy for this year (2003).


Title Little Whistle's Christmas
Author Cynthia Rylant
Publisher Harcourt Children's Books © 2003
Illustrators Tim Bowers
ISBN 9780152045906
Material Hard Cover
Genres Animal Characters, Picture Book Series, Christmas, Fantasy
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