Cool Christmas Stories

Super Shorts

Elizabeth Holland

Kingfisher

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This series of themed short story collections will appeal to new readers. Easy-to-read type, engaging stories by popular authors, and appealing drawings provide just the right balance of challenge and support for young readers who are ready for the short story format.

This magical selection of ten Christmas stories will fill young readers with holiday cheer. Retellings of traditional yuletide tales, such as "The Nutcracker," "The Elves and the Shoemaker," and "The Legend of St. Nicholas" complement contemporary holiday stories by well-known writers including Adèle Geras, Dyan Sheldon, and Martin Waddell.

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Chapter One

The Sweet-Treat Spies

Sam Hay

It was two days before Christmas.

Thump. Thwack. Thud!

Malcolm, who slept in a little room above his dad's bakery, woke up with a
start. Something heavy had just landed on the roof above his bedroom.
"Not again!" groaned Malcolm, who had a pretty good idea what it might be. It
definitely wasn't burglars, and it was much too early for Santa. It had to be
spies! Sweet-treat spies—sneaky thieves who were desperate to get their
hands on his dad's secret recipe books.

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Cool Christmas Stories
Elizabeth Holland

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
Kingfisher
October 2007
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780753460733
ISBN10: 0753460734
7 2/5 x 5 1/10 inches, 160 pages
Age Range: 6 to 10
Grade Range: 1 to 5
$6.95
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