'Tis the Season to Read Random House Children's Books' Holiday Titles!

Nov 23, 2004, 00:00 ET from Random House Children's Books

    NEW YORK, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Random House is getting ready for the
 holidays with exciting titles perfect for young readers.  From brand new books
 to holiday classics, there is everything you need to help spread the
 Christmas, Hanukkah, or Kwanzaa cheer.  This season, give your loved ones a
 gift they'll never forget.
     After visiting Mr. Oakley's farm, Harry and the Dinosaurs Make a Christmas
 Wish for a pet duckling of their own.  As the holidays approach, they wonder
 if they'll get their wish?  Written by Ian Whybrow and illustrated by Adrian
 Reynolds, this adorable story has an exciting holiday twist!  ($15.95)
     In Christmas Mice, two little mice discover the wonderful presents that
 Santa left for everyone and wonder if he has anything for them.  This classic
 Richard Scarry story is available once again as a Little Golden Treasure.
     Pet goose Petunia is determined to save Charles before he is fattened and
 served for Christmas dinner.  Originally published in 1952, Petunia's
 Christmas by Roger Duvoisin, is still making children laugh as they join
 Petunia on her desperate attempt to save Charles, even if it means posing as
 Santa Claus!  ($15.95)
     For those celebrating Hanukkah what better way to await the celebration
 than to read this sweet family story about how one enthusiastic girl awaits
 the holidays?  Capture the joy of the Festival of Lights with Is It Hanukkah,
 Yet? written by Nancy Krulik and illustrated by DyAnne DiSalvo-Ryan.  ($11.99)
     Kwanzaa is Kayla's favorite time of year, but it looks like a snowstorm
 may keep her big brother from coming home!  Will they find a way to be
 Together for Kwanzaa?  Written by Juwanda G. Ford and illustrated by Shelly
 Hehenberger this heartwarming tale is perfect for introducing young ones to
 Kwanzaa.  ($3.25)
     Jack and Annie go on a quest to save Camelot in Christmas in Camelot: MTH
 #29.  In this special Magic Tree House book illustrated by Sal Murdocca,
 author Mary Pope Osborne creates a longer, more in-depth story featuring the
 characters children love.  ($11.95)
     Indulge in Christopher Paolini's new Eragon-Deluxe Edition, which includes
 an excerpt from the next book Eldest, an exclusive foldout map, new art by the
 author, and an expanded language guide.  ($18.95)
     Celebrate the 40th anniversary of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate
 Factory! with this brand new, full-color edition.  Featuring vibrant spot art
 by Quentin Blake on candy-colored pages with candy-filled borders, it is a
 scrumptious edition of a classic.  ($22.95)
     Which is Your Favorite Seuss?  This one-of-a-kind treasury includes 13
 classic Dr. Seuss stories complete with illustrations and prefaced essays by
 adoring fans!  ($13.95)
     In Ted Dewan's Bing: Something for Daddy, Bing makes a special picture for
 his daddy.  But, when Bing is ready to add the sparkles, the goo bottle clogs
 and explodes! But don't worry, Bing. It's no big thing! ($5.99)
     Finally, spread the love and Christmas cheer with Dr. Seuss' How the
 Grinch Stole Christmas!  No Christmas is complete without this unparalleled
 heartfelt classic. ($14.99)
     Random House Books for Young Readers, Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young
 Readers, Golden Books, and David Fickling Books are all imprints of the Random
 House Children's Books division of Random House, Inc., whose parent company is
 Bertelsmann AG.  Visit us on the web at http://www.randomhouse.com/kids

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