Book Spotlight: The Story of Christmas Advent Calendar

November 25, 2008 Categories: Books , Holidays | 1 Comment  


About the book:
It’s back! The Story of Christmas, the innovative Advent calendar, story book set, and tree-trimming keepsake.

Wonderfully illustrated and brimming with holiday spirit, the calendar features 24 jewel-like miniature board books nestled in a three-paneled, stand-alone backer. The books are numbered 1 through 24, and, like the peek-a-boo windows on an Advent calendar, are meant to be opened one per day from December 1st through Christmas Eve. Read in sequence, they capture the magic of the first Christmas, from Gabrie’’s visit to Mary (Book 4) to the Three Wise Men gazing at the star (Book 9) to Jesus’ birth (Book 24). Each book is one of four different trim sizes and features a gold thread loop so that after it’s read, it can be hung on the Christmas tree.

About Mary Packard:
Mary Packard is a freelance writer who also wrote The Nutcracker Story Book Set & Advent Calendar.

About Carolyn Croll:
Carolyn Croll is the author and illustrator of Too Many Babas, The Little Snowgirl, and other children’s books. She lives in Philadelphia.

The Story of Christmas Advent Calendar is available at or at your local bookstore.

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