3 little Miracles

3 little Miracles

Saturday, December 19, 2009

26 Children's Christmas Books in 25 Days - Day #19

Today we are reading a really funny Christmas book called Russell's Christmas Magic by Rob Scotton.  This is such a funny cute book that you will love reading it with your kids and looking at the beautiful but humerous pictures.

TWAS the night before Christmas in Frogbottom Field.  Not a creature was stirring . . . . . except for Russell the sheep.  Russell is up putting the lanterns in the tree so Santa can find his way to the flock, when he sees a falling star  that snuffs out all the lanterns on its way overhead.  Russell thinks Christmas is  ruined, so he decides to go and investigate.   Whatever it was has landed in Firefly Wood and when Russell arrives on the scene he finds Santa and his reindeer have crashed.  Santa doesn't believe that Christmas can be saved because his sleigh is totaled and the Christmas magic is gone.  So Russell comes up with a plan and builds Santa a new sleigh out of an old rustry car and the Christmas magic returns.  So with Russell's helpSanta is able to deliver the rest of the presents and create a special magic present for Russell.

You totally need to find this book to add to your Christmas book collection, your kids will get a kick out of Russell's quirky look and the unusual twist on the traditional Christmas story.

Here are a few more images from the adorable book.


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