Everything Old is New Again

A Wynk, a Blynk and a Nod to Books Suitable for Holiday Gift-Giving The holidays are right around the corner, and chances are you’re looking for great gift ideas. You’ve come to the right place. There's nothing like a classic book, and this year there's a bumper crop of beautiful new anniversary editions sure to make adults nostalgic and kids engaged. Reissued Classics and Anniversary Editions The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson Robinson’s classic story of the Herdman children first appeared in 1971. A picture book version is also available.     The Book of Three by Lloyd Alexander Originally published in 1964, The Book of Three is the first book in the Newbery Award winning fantasy series.     Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl, illus. by Quentin Blake Can Charlie Bucket really be fifty years old? Yes he is, and everyone can celebrate by reading this 50th anniversary edition printed on candy colored pages.     The Christmas Alphabet: Deluxe 20th Anniversary Edition by Robert Sabuda This book launched Sabuda’s career in 1994. The anniversary edition of this famous pop-up classic is a joy to open.     Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed by Eileen Christelow Included in this 25th anniversary edition is a free audio download, a "How to Draw a Monkey" activity, and music and lyrics for the much-loved song.     Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney, illus. by Anita Jeram First published in the United Kingdom in 1994, this cherished tale now celebrates twenty years.     Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh This 50th anniversary edition features a map of Harriet’s spy route and a section in which grown-ups, [...]