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When Santa Was a Baby

When Santa Was a Baby

edition:Hardcover
also available: Hardcover

Santa's parents think their little one is absolutely wonderful, even though he has a booming voice instead of a baby's gurgle, loves to stand in front of the refrigerator, gives his birthday presents away, trains his hamsters to pull a matchbox sleigh ... and has an unusual interest in chimneys. The adorably funny portrait of an oddball kid who fulfills his destiny - and two very proud parents.

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Mary Morrison's Cape Breton Christmas

Mary Morrison's Cape Breton Christmas

edition:Hardcover
also available: Paperback
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The Halifax Chronicle-Herald calls award-winning comedian Bette MacDonald “a superlative actress, a polished ad libber…making the audience howl with delight by a lift of her eyebrows,  a shift of elbow or a single word.”

For years, Bette has delighted audiences with her irreverent and lovable Cape Breton character Mary Morrison. Now Mary is here to entertain readers with her stories and memories of the Christmas season. Mary Morrison’s Cape Breton Christmas is a treasury of all things hol …

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Marguerite's Christmas

Marguerite's Christmas

edition:Hardcover
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An old woman will no longer leave her house, not even on Christmas. She prefers to stay home, rather than take the risk of falling or coming down with a cold. She settles into the solitude and isolation of her safe, interior world. But just as she's about to enjoy a peaceful dinner in front of the TV, her doorbell rings . . . This is a touching story about overcoming fear and the role of chance in life.

India Desjardinsis a journalist and writer who was born in Quebec in 1976.

Pascal Blanchetwas b …

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Merry Christmas, Squirrels!

Merry Christmas, Squirrels!

edition:Hardcover
also available: Hardcover

    Most squirrels spend their winter days hiding acorns in the snow. Not Mr. Peanuts. He loves Christmas and he's very excited when Cousin Squirrel invites him to spend Christmas at his place. After a busy day building snowmen, sledding, snowshoeing, and roasting chestnuts, Mr. Peanuts and Cousin Squirrel settle in to wait for Santa ... Christmas is so much better when you have a friend to spend it with.

THE PERFECT CHRISTMAS GIFT!

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Dear Canada: A Time for Giving: Ten Tales of Christmas

Dear Canada: A Time for Giving: Ten Tales of Christmas

edition:Paperback
also available: eBook

 

Featuring stories from nine outstanding Canadian authors, this anthology is the perfect Christmas gift for Dear Canada readers, both old and new!

A Time for Giving includes ten tales of Christmas, following the most recent Dear Canada diarists "the Christmas after" their diary ends. Johanna Leary is reunited with her brother after they were separated at Grosse-Île; Mary Kobayashi spends a second Christmas at a Japanese internment camp; Rose Rabinowitz finds some surprising challenges in her new …

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Snow Softly Falling

Snow Softly Falling

Holiday Stories from Prince Edward Island
edited by Richard Lemm
edition:Paperback
tagged : canadian

A call was sent out asking writers to submit unpublished short stories for a fiction anthology featuring writers with a significant P.E.I. connection. Ther qualification was that it the story be about the holidays. PEI is strong on tradition, which includes out-migration and immigration. Thus, its culture and demographics are changing, and these PEI writers both are Island-born and hail from away.

The result is a collection of stories, essays and poems that will resonate with readers from all bac …

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