Bear had never had a real Christmas... Clearly, the most important thing was pickles.Get ready for Christmas and the best kind of surprises as grumpy Bear and eager Mouse return in a funny tale full of festive cheer and friendship. One frosty night, Bear hears a tap, tap, tapping on his front door. “Merry Christmas!” cries Mouse, who has arrived for a Christmas party. Bear has never had one before, but he’s certain that pickles are essential, along with the reading of a long and difficult poem.The problem is, whenever Bear comes back from the kitchen with treats, Mouse has vanished - only to be found, small and grey and guilty-eyed, scurrying under the bed or searching the cupboard. Will there be a present for Mouse? Even just a tiny one?
Merry Christmas To Friends, Neighbours…Lovers? Neighbours and fellow single parents Travis and Holly don’t know what they’d do without each other. Besides being good friends, they’re each other’s backup in times of domestic chaos, which, with four pre-schoolers between them, is most of the time!They have just one unwritten rule: they have to stay friends. But after sharing a knock-your-socks-off kiss, friendship no longer seems like enough. Could it be that the perfect Christmas solution lies right next door – for both of them?
Arthur Conan Doyle was a British writer best known for his detective fiction featuring the character Sherlock Holmes. His works also include fantasy and science fiction, as well as plays, romances, non-fiction and historical novels. "An Exciting Christmas Eve" is a wonderful collection of selected short stories like "That Veteran," "The Winning Shot" and "An Exciting Christmas Eve or, My Lecture on Dynamite."
A love worth fighting for…Julie and Rob McDowell couldn't imagine life without each other. Until a tragic accident tore their family–and their marriage–apart.For four years they've been living separate empty lives. Yet when news breaks of a bushfire heading straight for the Blue Mountains both are compelled to return and protect their past.But now they're stranded together for Christmas! And suddenly Rob is determined to prove to Julie that there's something else worth fighting for: their future…
7 Diana Palmer Christmas Romances! One of the top romance writers in America, this international bestselling author really makes Christmas special and no one writes a strong and sexy rancher like Diana Palmer!This collection contains three anthologies:Christmas with the RancherTrue Blue & Carrera’s ChristmasChristmas Cowboy
From Santa, elves and Ebenezer Scrooge, to the culture wars and virgin birth, Christmas – Philosophy for Everyone explores a host of philosophical issues raised by the practices and beliefs surrounding Christmas. Offers thoughtful and humorous philosophical insights into the most widely celebrated holiday in the Western world Contributions come from a wide range of disciplines, including philosophy, theology, religious studies, English literature, cognitive science and moral psychology The essays cover a wide range of Christmas themes, from a defence of the miracle of the virgin birth to the relevance of Christmas to atheists and pagans
All I want for Christmas:1) A good bottle of champagne2) A free-range turkey3) A cozy snow-covered cabinWith that list, lifestyle columnist Jillian Diamond was making a statement about what she didn't want for Christmas–a man. Of course, one happened to come along with said cozy snow-covered cabin–and he was a sight for sore eyes, even if Christmas wasn't exactly his favorite holiday.Will «Scrooge» Bravo was well-known for his antipathy toward that most wonderful time of year. And all he wanted for Christmas was to be alone. Then into his den of solitude walked beautiful, miniskirt-clad Jilly. She hadn't been on his Christmas list, so why was he so tempted to gift-wrap her, put her under his tree…and join her there…?
Steeped in traditions and memories, holiday textiles have long been a part of the magical fabric of Christmas. Grandma's festive tablecloth or Mom's holiday apron are vivid reminders. Greeting cards in a special Santa Claus mailbag, or presents on a felt-trimmed tree skirt can bring glowing holiday memories flooding back. Illustrated with over 440 festive color photos, this book captures the beauty, charm, and whimsy of a wide-range of Christmas textiles, both mass-produced and handmade, from the 1920s to 1970s. Included are handkerchiefs, tablecloths, tree skirts, tea towels, table runners, and aprons. Some packaging is shown and values for each item are provided in the captions. If you love Christmas fabrics, as well as poinsettias, Santa Claus, candles, and Christmas trees, this book is for you!
Home for Christmas…Once Sol Adams and Cassie Campbell had been inseparable, drawn to each other when times were tough. Cassie has spent the last ten years trying to move on from her life back then, but now Sol is home for Christmas, more gorgeous than ever, and she can't avoid him–or her memories…Sol can see Cassie's changed–she's now a widow, a woman who tirelessly cares for others. But he knows her too well–he can see the hurt and yearning behind her cheerful smile. Can he get to the bottom of her troubled heart and make this Christmas angel his much-loved wife?
Christmas with a single dad and his five-year-old twins is just what Nanny Emma Sinclair needs to help her recover from chemo. But for her brooding boss, Dr Adam McAllister, the festive season is one he’d rather forget.Emma is determined to give the children their first real Christmas, and as she works her magic Adam can’t help being captivated. As one passionate mistletoe kiss leads to another Emma begins to believe that Christmas really is a time for healing. Does she dare even dream of a future – together?
A FAMILY FOR CHRISTMASThe last thing single mum Judith Wright expects when she takes her young son to a new osteopath is to be offered a much needed job. But practitioner Hugh Barber is in a fix and he needs a secretary now. Hugh’s impressed—not only by Judith’s secretarial skills, but also by her warmth and courage. As a single father of two he knows how tough and lonely her life must be. Judith ‘s company is something Hugh comes to cherish, and as Christmas approaches he can’t help proposing to her. But with three youngsters between them tensions emerge, and their children’s happiness has to come first. Except life apart is unbearable, and Hugh and Judith know they all really need each other—they just have to find a way to have the most wonderful Christmas ever…as one big happy family.
This beautiful cut-paper edition of “Jingle Bells” features a spectacular pop-up finale and silhouette illustrations by Niroot Puttapipat, illustrator of The Night Before Christmas. "Jingle Bells" is an irreplaceable part of Christmas celebrations, and this is the perfect book to share on Christmas Eve. With the turn of each page, the scene transforms, capturing the thrill of sleigh-riding in the snow and the magic of the Christmas season. An ideal gift, and a book to treasure forever.