Christmas and Advent

Mary's Little Donkey - Picture Book

Gunhild Sehlin

This much-loved classic Christmas tale is now adapted for younger children and sumptuously illustrated by Helene Muller. A long time ago in the Holy Land lived a scruffy little lazy donkey. When he met gentle, kind Mary, his world changed forever. When Mary and Josep... read more

$17.95

Mary's Little Donkey - Picture Book

Mary's Little Donkey - Advent Calendar

Gunhild Sehlin

Experience the Advent season through the story of Mary's Little Donkey. This beautiful, traditional advent calendar tells the story of Mary and Joseph's journey to Bethlehem with the help of a very special little donkey. Lift each of the 24 flaps to reveal moments from this ... read more

$9.95

Mary's Little Donkey - Advent Calendar

Mary's Little Donkey - Chapter Book

and the Escape to Egypt

Gunhild Sehlin

Now with a pretty new cover to coordinate with matching picture book and advent calendar! When Mary and Joseph are told they have to go to Bethlehem, who will carry Mary on the long journey? And when Herod's soldiers come looking for them, w... read more

$12.95

Mary's Little Donkey - Chapter Book - and the Escape to Egypt

Katy's Christmas Gift

Bernadette Watts

Katy sets out in the snow to visit the new baby born in the innkeeper's stable. She is bringing gifts: a loaf of bread, her cat Sasha and, most importantly, her favourite toy -- a wooden bird whistle. But Sasha doesn't want to play in the cold snow, and the animals... read more

$17.95

Katy's Christmas Gift

Christ Legends

Selma Lagerlöf

This is one of my favorite collections of stories surrounding the life and reality of Christ. Selma Lagerlöf’s telling of these tales – ranging from the story of the surly shepherd of Bethlehem, to the war-hardened soldier at Herod’s feast, to St. Veronica’s act ... read more

$16.95

Christ Legends

I Saw Three Ships

A Magical Christmas Tale

Elizabeth Goudge

The morning star still shone, and when Polly opened the window the air was crisp and cool.  As she leaned out, breathing in its freshness, all the cocks began to crow.  And then her lips parted and the tingling blood sent a flow of warmth to her... read more

$7.95

I Saw Three Ships - A Magical Christmas Tale

On the Way to Christmas

Written and illustrated by Gertrude Teutsch

Follow the Angel, as well as the Little Girl, the Mouse, the Robin, and many, many more, as they make their way to Christmas. This unusual book folds out to more than eight feet (two and a half meters) long, and includes ten double-page spreads. With a simple text ... read more

$12.95

On the Way to Christmas

Jonathan's Journey

Elizabeth L Lombardi

Listen, now, and be quite still. The stars are singing over the hill. One shines for you on this clear night. Open your heart and let in the light. It has been snowing all day, and now it is Christmas Eve. But... read more

$17.95

Jonathan's Journey

Advent and Christmas Stories

A treasury of stories, verses and songs

Estelle Bryer and Janni Nicol

This illustrated treasury of over fifty stories, verses, songs and puppet plays range from Advent and the Twelve Days of Christmas, to the flight into Egypt.  Estelle Bryer and Janni Nicol tell their favorite Christmas stories with an approach that is both simple and profo... read more

$28.00

Advent and Christmas Stories - A treasury of stories, verses and songs

The Christmas Craft Book

Thomas Berger

Simply made decorations for home or school are a lovely way for children to become involved in the celebration of Advent and Christmas.  Over the years, Thomas Berger and his family have developed the holiday decorations included here.  You will quickly learn to make crech... read more

$19.95

The Christmas Craft Book

Celebrating Festivals with Children

Freya Jaffke

Freya Jaffke is one of the master kindergarten teachers that I most respect and admire and learn from.  As with her other books, Celebrating Festivals with Children is a fount of wisdom carried on the warm winds of love for children.  As such, it is a gift and a... read more

$18.95

Celebrating Festivals with Children

The Tomtes' Christmas Porridge

Sven Nordqvist

From the creator of Findus the Cat and his adventures with Farmer Pettson comes a Christmas story to charm us all. Every Christmas Eve, the Master puts out rice pudding for the t... read more

$17.95

The Tomtes' Christmas Porridge

Findus at Christmas

Sven Nordqvist

It is the day before Christmas Eve and there is lots to do, but disaster strikes when Farmer Pettson sprains his ankle. How can they celebrate Christmas now—with no tree, ham, meatballs or gingerbread? For all their resourcefulness, Findus and Pettson are close to giv... read more

$17.95

Findus at Christmas

Peter and Lotta's Christmas

Elsa Beskow

* * * Temporarily out of stock. More on the way!! * * *If you order this item it will be shipped in 1-2 weeks. ... read more

$17.95

Peter and Lotta's Christmas

Little Fairy's Christmas

Daniela Drescher

Faith, a little fairy, finds herself lost outside on a cold winter's evening.  She c... read more

$16.95

Little Fairy's Christmas

The Little Christmas Tree

Loek Koopmans

 The little Christmas tree hates its sharp needles and longs to have soft leaves like the other trees. Will it be happier if its wish is granted? Perhaps it’s not so bad being a little Christmas tree after all. This is a charming story about learning that the gr... read more

$16.95

The Little Christmas Tree

The Christmas Angels

Else Wenz-Viëtor

It is Christmas Eve, and most people are safely tucked in their beds. However, the Christmas angels know who needs help on this holy night, and they are ready to fly down to help those who are lost, lonely, and weary. ... read more

$17.95

The Christmas Angels

On Christmas Eve

Else Wenz-Viëtor

Father Christmas is starting his rounds on Christmas Eve, but his little helper has forgotten to bring the gifts and sweets! Can she collect them all in time? Or will some children have no presents this year? This traditional story gives children a glimpse into the bu... read more

$16.95

On Christmas Eve

A Calf for Christmas

Astrid Lindgren

Astrid Lindgren's story is so dear it brings tears to my eyes.  The people in it are so re... read more

$17.95

A Calf for Christmas

The Cricket and the Shepherd Boy

A Christmas Tale

Reg Down

Who but Reg Down could bring us a new Christmas story that glows with such warmth ... read more

$11.95

The Cricket and the Shepherd Boy - A Christmas Tale

Lucy's Christmas

Donald Hall

Late in August a branch of the sugar maple turned red, which made Lucy think of autumn and winter. Lucy Wells liked planning ahead. Evey though it was far off, she thought about Christmas at the South Danbury Chruch, where all the families in th... read more

$10.95

Lucy's Christmas

The Miracle in Bethlehem

A Storyteller's Tale

Sarah Burton

Once upon a time, perhaps two thousand years ago, or maybe only yesterday, a man stood under a tree and waited. As he waited, people began to arrive: old people, young people, children, parents with babies, and even a couple of dogs. They settled on the cool ... read more

$11.95

The Miracle in Bethlehem - A Storyteller's Tale

Light in the Lantern

Stories for Advent

Georg Dreissig

Mary and Joseph's path to Bethlehem is fraught with difficulties, but a small miracle happens on each day. The story of each miracle brings us a little closer to Christmas, until we finally reach the stable in Bethlehem where the light in the lantern is waiting in anticipati... read more

$12.95

Light in the Lantern - Stories for Advent

The Old Shepherd's Tale

Christopher Nye

This story brought tears to my eyes, it is so poignantly beautiful, the perfect compliment to the festival of Christmas. An old shepherd shares the stable with his animals on the night Mary and Joseph arrive and give birth to the infant Jesus. Miraculously, the stabl... read more

$17.95

The Old Shepherd's Tale

The Way to the Stable

A Christmas Story

Max Bolliger

A lame, surly-tongued shepherd lives near Bethlehem. When a choir of angels appears bringing good news of a child, he turns away. When the other shepherds set out to find the child, he just watches them go. Why bother - they are just chasing a dream. At last, he sets out t... read more

$15.95

The Way to the Stable - A Christmas Story

Stories for the Festivals of the Year

Told for Children

Irene Johanson

I had never heard of this little treasure of a book until a few weeks ago. In fact, I had never seen a copy until those I had requested sight unseen arrived at my door. It's been a long time since I was in a community where simple yet deep and beautiful stories were ... read more

$19.95

Stories for the Festivals of the Year - Told for Children

Mary's Little Donkey and the Escape to Egypt

Gunhild Sehlin

From Nancy: Our family read this story every advent for years. I divided the book into 24 parts, reading each one after we opened the next door of the advent calendar for that night. The copy of the story we had did not contain the Flight i... read more

$12.95

Mary's Little Donkey and the Escape to Egypt

Celebrating Christmas Together

Nativity and Three Kings Plays with stories and songs

Estelle Bryer and Janni Nicol

Create the wonder of Christmas with your children at school or at home - starting with a simple Advent Calendar and Crêche. The Nativity Play is spell binding - whether told as a story in verse, narrated whilst children act the parts, or performed entirely by children.... read more

$19.95

Celebrating Christmas Together - Nativity and Three Kings Plays with stories and songs

The Christmas Story Book

Collected by Ineke Verschuren

The Christmas Story Book is one of the best anthologies of Christmas tales available anywhere. The stories are a colorful colleciton, carefully choses to show the spirit of Christmas in many different facets. The book is divided into five sections: Advent, the Birth... read more

$27.95

The Christmas Story Book

The Christmas Star - Songbook & CD

Songs for the Christmas season from Advent to Three Kings Day to sing with children

Mary Thienes-Schunemann

In olden times, when a person wished to express something sacred and holy, they were not allowed to speak about it, they could only sing. It was recognized that singing contained a higher power than speech and was a holy activity. There are still echoes of this... read more

$24.95

The Christmas Star - Songbook & CD - Songs for the Christmas season from Advent to Three Kings Day to sing with children

A Child's Christmas in Wales

Dylan Thomas

What to say about this great tale of Christmas with Aunts in the kitchen and Uncles in the parlor, of snowballs and cats, fires and dinner gongs, and the myriad other adventures available to a wide-eyed child in snowy, Christmas-y Wales? Actually, I don't know quite what to ... read more

$9.95

A Child's Christmas in Wales

The Clown of God

Tomie de Paola

Tomie dePaola's retelling of the French legend of the clown whose final gift to God is a selfless outpouring of his talents is gloriously sensitive, graceful and ultimately deeply moving and inspiring. His luminous watercolor illustrations are bright, alive and graceful - ... read more

$7.99

The Clown of God

Lara's First Christmas

Alice O. Howell

The day I sat down to review this book, I felt as if I had been given a Christmas present -- the kind that are wrapped in beautiful paper with big ribbons and then, when you open them, there inside the box is just what you've been hoping for. That's how wonderful ... read more

$9.95

Lara's First Christmas

Festivals and Their Meaning

Rudolf Steiner

This is an anthology of 30 of Rudolf Steiner's most detailed descriptions of the primary Christian festivals. Together they form a picture of deeply held, truly joyful, celebration of events that are cosmic and universal, not secular and specific. The cycle of the year is ... read more

$32.00

Festivals and Their Meaning

The Spiritual Background to Christian Festivals

Charles Kovacs

The rhythms of the Earth can be seen, for example, in the daily cycle of day and night and in the yearly seasonal changes. Rudolf Steiner spoke of how Christian festivals such as Easter, Pentecost (or Whitsun), and Christmas fit not into only these patterns, but also in... read more

$16.00

The Spiritual Background to Christian Festivals

Love and Its Meaning in the World

Lectures by Rudolf Steiner

After over 25 years of reading this book and thinking about its content, I am of the opinion that these are Steiner's most important lectures. A better knowledge and understanding of their content would go a long way toward removing a lot of the dogmatism and hierarchical ... read more

$24.95

Love and Its Meaning in the World