New humorous Christmas and Hanukkah books for kids

Category: Books and Music

Celebrate Christmas and Hanukkah with a collection of funny and festive poems from the author of the hugely popular Kindergarten, Here I Come!

D.J. Steinberg, humorous poet for kids and author of many award-winning children’s books, is back with two new installments in his bestselling Here I Come series: Christmas, Here I Come (PRH/Grosset & Dunlap; 10/12/21; ISBN: 978-0593094242; Paperback $5.99; Ages 4-6; 32 pages) and Hanukkah, Here I Come (11/9/21; ISBN: 978-0593094266).

Christmas, Here I Come

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and everyone is getting into the Christmas spirit! From writing letters to Santa to picking the perfect tree, these heartwarming poems — plus a page of stickers! — from author D. J. Steinberg are sure to delight even the most sullen Scrooge.
with pictures of Saint Nicholas.

My sweater’s just ridiculous
with pictures of Saint Nicholas.
The right sleeve sports a massive hole.
It smells like green bean casserole.
It’s so big, it’s preposterous.
It might fit a rhinoceros.
But my sweater’s still the snuggliest—
who cares if it’s the ugliest?!

Hanukkah, Here I Come

The candles are lit and the latkes are frying — Hanukkah is here! Welcome in the holiday with poems — and a sheet of stickers! — from author D. J. Steinberg that highlight the family fun, dizzying dreidels, and mighty Maccabee stories that Hanukkah is sure to bring.

Gelt are special Hanukkah coins,
and no other coins can beat ’em,
’cause they’re the only kind in the world
that you can unwrap and eat ’em!