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As the music pours into the night, each passing neighbor is drawn to the house from which it comes. A knock on the door reveals the happy couple with their newborn baby enjoying the true spirit of Christmas-without the need for presents stacked under a tree. Beautifully illustrated, this charming story is sure to be a new classic. "Laughter filled the house. George nodded ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published October 1st 2008 by GuidepostsBooks
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Darlene
Dec 03, 2011 rated it it was amazing
I read this book aloud to my children.

A young couple with a newborn has moved into a new neighbourhood. Unfortunately, the neighbours have not been the welcoming sort. Kathleen and George do not have much: The house is in need of repair and the furniture of sparse. However, the small family has an abundance of LOVE!

One evening, Kathleen is entertaining her husband, George, and the baby with some Christmas carols on the piano. The living room has become so warm with the heat from the crackling fi
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Vera Godley
Nov 16, 2012 rated it really liked it
About the book: As the music pours into the night, each passing neighbor is drawn to the house from which it comes. A knock on the door reveals the happy couple with their newborn baby enjoying the true spirit of Christmas without the need for presents stacked under a tree. Beautifully illustrated, this charming story is sure to be a new classic.

My thoughts: Brightly and beautifully illustrated, The Christmas House is a warm story of a young family who has moved into a neighborhood but to whom t
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Marianna
Dec 21, 2010 rated it it was amazing
A lovely story about a young couple, new to the neighborhood, and with a new babe. Their neighbors aren't very welcoming until Christmas Eve when lovely music drifts from the open window of the sad, little house. A modern version of the Nativity story?
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