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8Dec/150

Read Right Now! Pete the Cat Saves Christmas

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Read Pete the Cat Saves Christmas - When Santa falls ill and Christmas may have to be canceled, Pete the cat comes to the rescue.More Read Right Now! Books for Christmas

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7Dec/150

Read Right Now! Ho Ho Ho Tucker

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Listen to Ho Ho Ho Tucker - Oh, no! Tucker loves Christmas, with all the trimmings — making a snowman for Santa, marking just the right tree, getting into all the boxes of decorations — but somehow he manages to burn his nose while baking cookies on Christmas Eve. When you-know-who spies that bright red nose through the window, however, Tucker makes a very special friend and takes the sleigh ride of a lifetime. Now the tuckered-out terrier is already dreaming of next year!More Read Right Now! Books for Christmas

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  • iPad Users - Many eBooks and games require Adobe Flash. Adobe Flash is not supported on iOS devices, including the iPad and iPad 2. If you want to view eBooks & games on an iPad you will need an app web browser that does support Flash. Some of these browsers are Puffin, Skyfire, Photon, iSwifter & Cloud Browse. They are very inexpensive - from 2.99 to 7.99.
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6Dec/150

Read Right Now! Maisy Makes Gingerbread

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Read Maisy Makes Gingerbread Maisy the mouse makes gingerbread cookies and shares them with her friends Charley and Tallulah.More Read Right Now! Books for Christmas

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Tips for Reading the Free Online Books:

  • iPad Users - Many eBooks and games require Adobe Flash. Adobe Flash is not supported on iOS devices, including the iPad and iPad 2. If you want to view eBooks & games on an iPad you will need an app web browser that does support Flash. Some of these browsers are Puffin, Skyfire, Photon, iSwifter & Cloud Browse. They are very inexpensive - from 2.99 to 7.99.
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5Dec/150

Read Right Now! Jingle All the Way

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Read Jingle All the Way Free Kindle Download: Jingle All the Way is the tale of a loveable, obedient pup who wants nothing more than a place to call home for the holidays.More Read Right Now! Books for Christmas

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Tips for Reading the Free Online Books:

  • iPad Users - Many eBooks and games require Adobe Flash. Adobe Flash is not supported on iOS devices, including the iPad and iPad 2. If you want to view eBooks & games on an iPad you will need an app web browser that does support Flash. Some of these browsers are Puffin, Skyfire, Photon, iSwifter & Cloud Browse. They are very inexpensive - from 2.99 to 7.99.
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4Dec/150

Read Right Now! Llama Llama Holiday Drama

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Listen to Llama Llama Holiday DramaLlama Llama becomes overwhelmed as Christmas preparations progress, until his mother reminds him of the real gift the holiday brings.More Read Right Now! Books for Christmas

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Tips for Reading the Free Online Books:

  • iPad Users - Many eBooks and games require Adobe Flash. Adobe Flash is not supported on iOS devices, including the iPad and iPad 2. If you want to view eBooks & games on an iPad you will need an app web browser that does support Flash. Some of these browsers are Puffin, Skyfire, Photon, iSwifter & Cloud Browse. They are very inexpensive - from 2.99 to 7.99.
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3Dec/150

Read Right Now! Schnitzel’s First Christmas

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Read Schnitzel's First Christmas - In this holiday frolic with a touching surprise ending, a rambunctious puppy laments that "no one has any time for me" as Christmas approaches; Santa does, however, as he provides the perfect present.More Read Right Now! Books for Christmas

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Tips for Reading the Free Online Books:

  • iPad Users - Many eBooks and games require Adobe Flash. Adobe Flash is not supported on iOS devices, including the iPad and iPad 2. If you want to view eBooks & games on an iPad you will need an app web browser that does support Flash. Some of these browsers are Puffin, Skyfire, Photon, iSwifter & Cloud Browse. They are very inexpensive - from 2.99 to 7.99.
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2Dec/150

Read Right Now! The Night Before Christmas

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Read The Night Before Christmas - Presents the well-known poem about an important Christmas visitor. More Read Right Now! Books for Christmas

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Tips for Reading the Free Online Books:

  • iPad Users - Many eBooks and games require Adobe Flash. Adobe Flash is not supported on iOS devices, including the iPad and iPad 2. If you want to view eBooks & games on an iPad you will need an app web browser that does support Flash. Some of these browsers are Puffin, Skyfire, Photon, iSwifter & Cloud Browse. They are very inexpensive - from 2.99 to 7.99.
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2Dec/150

Free Book App – Jingle All the Way

Jingle All the WayJingle All the Way is a storybook app made by Hallmark to go with their Interactive Story Buddy Collection - plush toy animals that can interact (Jingle barks) with the app as the story is read. The plush toys are not necessary to enjoy the stories - so go ahead and download these free storybook apps (see stories below). Six story apps to keep your child entertained and learning in the car, all the way to Grandma's house! In Book 1, Jingle All the Way, Jingle waits outside the school each day. When the bell rings, his friends coJingle Opening Screen Shotme out to play! The problem is when dinner time comes his friends each head home. Jingle tries looking for them, but as the sun sets, the school house, and even the toy store where the kids often hang out, are dark and quiet. Tucked into an old sack in an alley trying to stay warm and sleep, Jingle is discovered by a guy in a red suit who knows just how much toys, and pups, need good homes. He knows just what to do to make Jingle's Christmas wish come true.

The app has good storybook narration. Text appears as the story is read aloud but words do not light up as they are read. Some sentences appear in red and some parts of the illustrations move when you tap on them...these two features are "triggers" for the plush toy. If you don't have the plush toy you can ignore the red text. Your child can still tap on the illustration to make things move but there is no accompanying sound. You can also choose "Record" to record your own voice reading the story aloud - a great feature for Parents and Grandparents. How fun to open the story and hear a familiar voice!Jingle Text Sample

The app has a "Games" section which includes:

  • A centration style Matching Game
  • A drag the pieces Puzzle with two settings, easy (6 pieces) or hard (12 pieces)
  • A Xylophone you play by tapping your finger on the slats
  • A Christmas tree to decorate by dragging and dropping ornaments

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Jingle Has Friends! More FREE Hallmark Interactive Storybooks:

Hallmark appears to retire stories and introduce new ones. As of today (Dec. 2015) these are the FREE Hallmark Interactive Storybook Apps that are available:

Abigail and the Balance Beam App Abigail and the Balance Beam - The sweet story of an acrobatic bunny who just couldn't wait to grow up. Little ones will have a blast hearing this story as the narrator reads to them, page by animated page. The accompanying Abigail™ Story Buddy stuffed animal will respond to key phrases from the story, and you can purchase her and the entire collection of books about her adventures in Hallmark stores.
 Bell's Big Move App Icon Bell's Big Move - Tells the story of Bell™ and her girl, Sofia, who move from the big city to the quiet town of Pineville, where life is a lot less busy. Will their new friends, Jingle and Andrew, help make Pineville feel like home? Little ones will love hearing this story as a narrator reads to them, page by animated page.
 Jingle App Icon Jingle All The Way - The tale of a loveable, obedient pup who wants nothing more than a place to call home for the holidays. Little ones will love hearing this story as a narrator reads to them, page by animated page. The accompanying Jingle™ Story Buddy stuffed animal will respond to key phrases from the story, and you can purchase him and the entire collection of books about his adventures in Hallmark stores.
 Mason's New Friends App Icon Mason's New Friends - The sweet story of a charming love-worn teddy bear who loves to make new friends. Little ones will have a blast hearing this story as the narrator reads to them, page by animated page. The accompanying Mason™ Story Buddy stuffed animal will respond to key phrases from the story, and you can purchase him and the entire collection of books about his adventures in Hallmark stores.
 Posey and the Princess Castle App Icon Posey and the Princess Castle -  Posey is a creative kitten who loves playing make-believe with her little brother, Cub. But when Cub has his own ideas about who he wants to pretend to be, Posey learns that she'd rather cooperate and let Cub have a say than have everything her way and play by herself.
 Scooby Doo App Icon Scooby Doo Where Are You? - The story of how Shaggy and the gang first came to meet their ol’ pal Scooby-Doo at the Coolsville Pet Adoption Fair. Kids will love hearing this story as the narrator reads to them, page by animated page. The accompanying Scooby-Doo™ Story Buddy stuffed animal will respond to key phrases in the story, and you can purchase him and his entire collection of adventure books in Hallmark stores.
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1Dec/150

Hanukkah, Kwanzaa & Christmas – New Books 2015

Hanukkah

Is It Hanukkah Yet? Oskar and the Eight Blessings Farmer Kobi’s Hanukkah Match The Parakeet Named Dreidel
We Celebrate Haukkah in Winter Hanukkah Nonna’s Hanukkah Surprise Sammy Spider’s First Taste of Hanukkah

Kwanzaa

Kwanzaa We Celebrate Kwanzaa in Winter

Christmas

Santa’s Sleigh is on its way to Indiana The Gingerbread Man Loose at Christmas The Night Before Christmas: A Brick Story Christmas in America
How to Catch Santa The Not Very Merry Pout-Pout Fish Me and My Dragon: Christmas Spirit Click, Clack, ho! Ho! Ho!
Snow bunny’s Christmas Gift Auntie Claus Spot the Reindeer at Christmas The Knights Before Christmas
A Homemade Together Christmas Elmo’s 12 Days of Christmas Olaf’s Night Before Christmas Ian Celebrates Christmas
Celebrate Christmas Home Alone: The Classic Illustrated Storybook The Reindeer Wish

 

~Janet Spaulding, Selection Services

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1Dec/150

Read Right Now! A Blanket of Snow

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Read A Blanket of Snow - Choose to hear the story in one of 13 languages!

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