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Merry Christmas, Little Elliot - (Little Elliot, 5) by Mike Curato

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Format Hardcover

About this item


Number of Pages: 40

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Sub-Genre: Holidays & Celebrations

Series Title: Little Elliot, 5

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Henry Holt & Company

Age Range: 4-8 Years

Book theme: Christmas & Advent

Author: Mike Curato

Language: English

Street Date: September 11, 2018
TCIN: 53611924
UPC: 9781250185891
Item Number (DPCI): 248-68-4801
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported


About the Book

Best friends Little Elliot and Mouse are back for another adventure--and thistime, they're looking for Christmas spirit! Full color.x 11.

Book Synopsis

Best friends Little Elliot and Mouse are back for another adventure--and this time, they're looking for Christmas spirit!

Little Elliot the elephant isn't quite sure what Christmas spirit is, but he suspects he doesn't have it. Not even a visit to Santa Claus can put Elliot in the right mood. But when chance blows a letter for Santa into Elliot and Mouse's path, the two friends discover what Christmas is all about--and make a new friend, too. A heartfelt celebration of the season of giving! Perfect for sharing around the holidays.

Godwin Books

Review Quotes

Not-a-word-out-of-place storytelling is enhanced by soft-focus illustrations . . . Young children will have fun trying to spot little Mouse throughout. --Kirkus Reviews, starred review, on Merry Christmas, Little Elliot

With elegant scenes that seem lifted from a bygone New York City, Curato again enhances a quiet story about friendship and belonging. --Publishers Weekly on Merry Christmas, Little Elliot

Curato's retro illustrations are a highlight --Booklist on Merry Christmas, Little Elliot

A lovely addition to holiday collections --School Library Journal on Merry Christmas, Little Elliot

Little Elliot, Big Fun:

It's a gorgeous vision of summer in the city, as well as of small steps with big payoffs. --Publishers Weekly, starred review

A bravura celebration of the healing effects of acceptance and friendship. --Booklist, starred review

Little Elliot, Big Family

"Young children will easily relate to Elliot's experience of loneliness and his relief at inclusion, both convincingly captured in this elegant tale." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"Curato fleshes out Little Elliot's personality in this installment--there are glimmers of a character with real depth beneath his cutie-pie visage--while continuing to come up with wonderful, Hopperesque images of a bygone New York." --Publishers Weekly, starred review

Little Elliot, Big City:

"[Curato is] a terrific emerging talent, with gorgeously rendered images that bring to mind the moodiness of Chris Van Allsburg and the sweetness of William Joyce." --Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Curato, a debut author and illustrator, tucks several gentle messages into one simple story that's perfect for the age group. . . . Happily, expect to see more of him." --Booklist, starred review

"A tiny, spotted elephant tackles the challenges of city life. . . . The simple story is told in 17 short sentences that allow Curato's magnificent 1940s-style illustrations to carry the tale." --School Library Journal

About the Author

Mike Curato is an illustrator who loves small treasures. He has illustrated many books for children and is the author and illustrator of Little Elliot, Big City; Little Elliot, Big Family; Little Elliot, Big Fun; and Little Elliot, Fall Friends. You can find him on any given day walking around the city, eating a cupcake (or thinking about it).
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.4 inches length x 8.8 inches width x 11.1 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1 pounds
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