Το παιδικό λογοτεχνικό βιβλίο δίνει την δυνατότητα στα παιδιά να ταξιδέψουν και να γνωρίσουν άλλους λαούς, πολιτισμούς και έθιμα. Το βιβλίο συμβάλλει στην καλλιέργεια της φαντασίας και της κρίσης του παιδιού, βοηθάει στην εκμάθηση της ξένης γλώσσας, πλουτίζει το λεξιλόγιο του, βελτιώνει την ορθογραφία του και την εκφραστική ικανότητα του. Επίσης, ένα καλό λογοτεχνικό βιβλίο αποτελεί συντροφιά και φίλος για το μικρό παιδί!!!!
Κατά την διάρκεια των γιορτών ας αφιερώσουμε λίγο από το χρόνο μας για να διαβάσουμε, να μάθουμε να ταξιδέψουμε με ένα βιβλίο ….. γιατί όπως λέει και o Γουόλτ Ντίσνει « Ο θησαυρός στα βιβλία είναι πολύ μεγαλύτερος και από τα λάφυρα ενός Πειρατικού Νησιού»
«There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate’s loot on Treasure Island.»
Παρακάτω θα βρείτε προτεινόμενα βιβλία:
Suggested Books for Primary School Students
1) SNOWMEN AT CHRISTMAS by Caralyn Buelner, Mark Buelner (illustrator)
Snowmen at Night shared with us the magical, slip-sliding adventures of snowmen after dark . . . but have you ever wondered what snowmen do for Christmas? Well, now’s your chance to find out! The snowmen are back, and this time they’re celebrating Christmas—the snowman way!
This snappy and entertaining companion to the New York Times bestseller Snowmen at Night depicts all the best parts of the holiday, replete with icy treats and a snowman Kris Kringle. Told in the same bouncy verse as the original, Snowmen at Christmas is perfect for a snowy evening read-aloud.
2) SANTA’S TOY SHOP by Al Dempster (adaptor), Walt Disney Company
Jumping jacks! In this story adapted from a 1932 Disney animated short, Santa Claus is too busy to play with all the toys he delivers–until Mrs. Claus gives him a great idea. Visit the busiest toy shop in the world and relive an old-fashioned Christmas, with vintage illustrations of classic children’s toys and the jolliest Santa ever!
3) CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD by Mary Lankford, Karen Dugan and Irene Norman (illustrators)
This book looks at the rich diversity of Christmas traditions found in 12 distinctly different cultures. A small amount of pertinent background information serves as an introduction to each entry, but the majority of the text discusses the special ways each culture celebrates the holiday.
4) THE ELF ON THE SHELF by Carol Aebersold and Chanda Bell, Coë Steinwart (illustrator)
How exactly does Santa keep tabs on who’s naughty and who’s nice? Turns out he’s got a mole-the elf on the shelf-who comes packaged with a companion book. The elf mysteriously changes locations overnight, and kids love looking for him as soon as they wake up in the morning.
5) THE HOLLY JOLIDAY by Megan McDonald, Peter H. Reynolds (illustrator)
Judy Moody is making a list and checking it twice, but all her brother, Stink, wants this year is snow. It hasn’t snowed on Christmas in Virginia in more than a hundred years, however, so what are the chances that will change? Enter the new mailman, Mr. Jack Frost, who not only looks like a jolly old elf but also seems to know a lot about weather patterns, has a fondness for the cold, and works long hours during the holiday season. Plus it’s the best time of the year, when strange packages and lots of surprises are swirling around, so isn’t it possible that Stink might get his wish? Fans who curl up with this new Moody comedy can be sure that their bellies will shake like a bowl full of jelly.
6) THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS by Clement Clarke Moore, Jan Brett (illustrator)
Who’s that peeking out of the sleigh?
As St. Nick and eight tiny reindeer descend through a brilliant night sky onto the roof of a Victorian house in a snowy New England village, the famous Christmas poem begins. The father of the family narrates the words just as Clement Moore wrote them, and artist Jan Brett captures the spirit in brilliant illustrations that reflect this memorable night. Visually she extends this favorite Christmas story for children, who will delight in watching the two mischievous stowaways from the North Pole enthusiastically exploring the sacks of gifts on the roof while St. Nick, unaware, journeys down the chimney… until the toys spill down onto the lawn and he turns with a jerk!
Antique toys and exquisite ornaments frame the borders in which sometimes the father, St. Nick, or the family cat and dog look on, as the story unfolds.
A unique and beautiful edition to be cherished for years to come by all the family, especially the youngest, who find the night before Christmas perhaps the most exciting night of the year.
7) BEAR STAYS UP FOR CHRISTMAS by Karma Wilson, Jane Chapman (illustrator)
«The day before Christmas,
snuggled on his floor,
Bear sleeps soundly
with a great big snore….»
Bear’s friends are determined to keep Bear awake for Christmas! So they wake Bear up and have him help them find a Christmas tree, bake cakes, hang up stockings, and sing Christmas songs. Bear stays up -by discovering that giving is one of the best Christmas presents!
8) SANTA’S NEW JOB by Michael James McLelland
Most all of us have experienced a bad day. In this story, Santa is having one of those days. He begins to daydream what it would be like to have a real job that had real pay. The more he thinks about it, the more excited he becomes to try something different, until a young boy changes his life. Rediscover the magic of Christmas with this classic story of love and charity.
9) THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL by Hans Christian Andersen
It is a short story by the Danish poet and author Hans Christian Andersen. The story is about a dying child’s dreams and hope,
The wares of the poor little match girl illuminate her cold world, bringing some beauty to her brief, tragic life. Firstly published in 1845.
10) THE VERY FIRST CHRISTMAS by Paul L. Maier
1999 Gold Medallion winner. Christopher learns the Real Christmas story when he asks his mom to tell him only true stories.
Enjoy Reading!!!!! 🙂