Samantha’s Picks for Holiday Giving

Perfect! A nice stack of books for holiday cheer.

Perfect! A nice stack of books for holiday cheer.

The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket (978006220646  $3.99) An unconventional tale of orphans, vile villains, and mysteries.

 Grimms Household Tales by The Brothers Grimm (9780712358583  $22.50) Classics tales that everyone loves.

 The Annotated Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie (9780393066005  $39.95) A fantastic adventure for kids of all ages with notes to the background of the story for an even richer reading experience.

 The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis  (97800644049900  $7.99) Magic and adventure beyond the wardrobe.

 Tales from Shakespeare by Charles and Mary Lamb (9780141321684  $4.99) Shakespeare’s plays put into a story form that everyone can enjoy.

 Fairest by Gail Carson Levine (9780060734107  $6.99) A subtle retelling of Snow White in a singing kingdom with a treacherous mirror and a vain queen.  This book features adventure, romance, and the importance of finding one’s own beauty.

 Silhouettes from Popular Culture by Olly Moss (9781781164129  $16.95) Stunning silhouettes of most recognizable characters.

 Faeries by Brian Froud and Alan Lee (9780810995864  $29.95) A beautifully illustrated work combined with note on the fabulous folk-lore that inspired the artists.

 Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes (9780199537891 $9.95) The zany adventures of a knight errant.

 The Owl and the Pussy-Cat and other stories by Edward Lear (9780712358767  $10.00)Wonderfully whimsical poetry by a lyrical master.



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