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Cobweb Christmas
by June Gillespie, Holiday Favorite: 1104
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My favorite holiday title is: Cobweb Christmas

I am: June Gillespie, from Keystone, South Dakota.

This book is my favorite because: "It's wonderful to read outloud and share with groups, also it's been recently reprinted with wonderful new illustrations."

My favorite holiday tradition is: "Caroling with a group."


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  • Author: Shirley Climo
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Ages: Preschool to 3rd Grade

    Publisher Marketing: "All her life, Tante had heard tales about marvelous happenings on Christmas Eve. Animals might speak aloud. Bees might hum carols, or cocks crow at midnight. Tante wished she could witness a bit of Christmas magic, too.

Everybody loves Christmas at Tante's. The old lady decorates a wonderful tree and makes certain to have something for all who come to visit, be it the nearby village children or the shy animals of the pine forest. The only creatures Tante overlooks are the spiders she has swept out of her cottage while cleaning. But the curious spiders want to come inside and see Tante's tree, too. When a midnight visitor lets them into the old lady's home, they unknowingly spin Tante the very gift she has longed for--a gift that has inspired the draping of tinsel on Christmas trees ever since. This Old World tale about the warmth and wonder of Christmas will leave children enchanted with the magical possibilities of the season.


June Gillespie [Keystone, SD].
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