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A Houseful of Christmas
Every Christmas, Granny’s house is full of family and festive cheer—carols and presents, and plenty of food, bows, and gift wrap for Fat Cat to play with, and lots of company for Granny and her dog, Edgar. When snow starts to fall, the family doesn’t mind at all. Because even during a blizzard, there’s no place better than Granny’s house for Christmas.
Paperback, 32 pages
Published September 30th 2008 by Square Fish
(first published October 1st 2001)
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Dec 11, 2009 Kathryn rated it really liked it · review of another edition
This is a sweet story about a grandma-type lady who always has her family over for the holidays--she makes the house full of Christmas by decorating and baking, but the house is truly filled with the holiday spirit when the family fills it (much to the dismay of Fat Cat, who would much rather hide behind the chair and avoid the fuss--though, the ribbons from the packages ARE a bit nice...) When a snow storm threatens, the family stays bundled up at Grandma's for the night. Who knew that the snor ...more
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