Saturday, November 2, 2013

Holiday Gift Guide 2013: Book review and giveaway- The Magic Christmas Key

*Disclosure: I received a copy of this book to review. I was not compensated in any other way and all opinions posted here are mine and mine alone.

We're heading speedily into the Christmas season here on my blog. I'm okay with that, now that it's November and the days are turning colder.  Christmas is especially fun these days with my kids at 6 and 4 years old. They're still so excited by all the lights and activities and simple gifts. It's fun to see everything through their eyes.

One new tradition that we're adding this year is reading of an absolutely beautiful book called The Magic Christmas Key. Here's a bit about this book, from its website:


Andy believes in Christmas, and encouraged by his grandfather, begins a marvelous adventure that starts with the gift of Santa's Magic Key. His papa asks Andy to keep the key safe. But Andy, in spite of good intentions, allows the Magic Key to get into the hands of others. The fun loving chaos that ensues requires Andy to be honest and brave, leading him to Santa Claus himself. Andy learns that indeed, All Things Are Possible When You Believe.
This book is a little longer than most that I read with my kids, but it was so worth it.  Every page is filled with the sweet story and gorgeous, truly life-like illustrations.  My kids sat with wide eyes while I turned the pages. Vivian had to hold on to the beautiful pewter key that comes along with the book. She was excited every time the key showed up in the pictures (which was often), because she had one just like what we were reading about in the book.  This is a really special book.  After we read it the first time, I told Vivian that we needed to put it with our Christmas things and she responded "yes, we have to read this again and again at Christmas!"  I love fun new traditions!

And I have good news- one lucky reader will be able to start her/his own Christmas tradition with a copy of this book! Enter at the Rafflecopter widget below.


a Rafflecopter giveaway

36 comments:

Kar H said...

For a friend's child

Julie Wright said...

I would love to win it for my children

mrsshukra said...

My niece would love this!

Frugal Tumbleweed Acres said...

I'd like to win this book for my great grands.

Anita Yancey said...

I would like to win this book because I know my daughter would love it. Thanks for this chance.

Heather Kelly said...

I would like to win this book to read to my 3 children this Christmas!

jakiesmom said...

We love reading special books for Christmas lead up

Heather! said...

I'd love to add this to our holiday favorites collection!

Preemie Mommy In Training said...

What a lovely story

janetfaye said...

I would like to win for my granddaughter.

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karenmed409 said...

I would love to win to add to our holiday tradition of reading books

phxbne said...

because I love Christmas books!

Mommy's Gone Crazy said...

I'd like to win for my daughter

moushka said...

We would like this book as it would be fun to start a new tradition for our daughters!

laura20v said...

my kids would love it!

amy tolley (amylynn73) said...

another great book i would love to add this to our collection my son loves to be read to and loves to read himself thanks for this chance

AMY said...

I'd like this to read to my kids.

Liza Vladyka said...

my grandson

Wendy Rozema said...

I'd like to win this for my kids

pmj said...

This book sounds like a wonderful story to share with my family.

Tylerpants said...

I'd love to win this for my kids to share..it'd be nice to start a tradition too! tylerpants(at)gmail.com

Heather Swarthout said...

I'd love to win this and make it a tradition to read it every year during christmas. My daughter is only 2 1/2 so it would be perfect! (lilbittypanda at aol dot com)

trixx said...

Looks like a lovely book my whole family would enjoy reading together!

Lisa Graham said...

My kids love reading Christmas stories and this sounds like it would be a great one for us.

brandy davis said...

I would like to win this book as a Christmas gift for my son.

Ashley Fryer said...

My children would love this book.

Jeremy said...

My two sons would love this.

wildworldofautism said...

Both my children would enjoy this book thanks!

Danielle jones said...

I want to win this for my son.

Amanda Rauch said...

I would like to win this for my newest nephew ;)

Debby Chandler said...

this would make a very nice gift for my granddaughter.

Diana said...

I would love to win to read with my granddaughters
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Anne D. said...

Love to win it for my nephew...it's a great idea at this time of year:)
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kdrae said...

I would like to win this for my kids!

Robyn Huffman said...

I would love to win this for our daughter for us to enjoy at bedtime. She is big into bedtime stories now and is so excited about Christmas that I know she would love reading this story together.

Brigette Streeper said...

I would like to read it with my kids.