Holiday Home Listens
Merry & Bright: Holiday Listens for the Whole Fam

Has your family already listened to the tales of Tiny Tim and The Grinch on repeat this season? Introduce Christmas stories from Aubrey Plaza, Matt Haig, and more favorite authors into your family’s seasonal rotation–you may even find some new holiday classics.

The Legend of the Christmas Witch, from Aubrey Plaza and her creative partner Dan Murphy, tells the long lost tale of the Christmas Witch, Santa Claus’s much misunderstood twin sister. With all the richness of classic folklore, they’ve woven a tale of bravery, love and magic. Whatever you thought you knew about Christmas…think again.

Author: Poppy Harlow
Read By: Poppy Harlow

From CNN anchor Poppy Harlow comes The Biggest Little Boy, the story of Luca, a boy who loves BIG things, who is in search of the biggest Christmas tree of all. But he soon finds out that what matters most is having a BIG heart.

Deja is worried that Santa might not be able to visit her! As a city kid, she doesn’t have a chimney and none of the parking spots on her block could fit a sleigh. But with a little help from her family, community, and Santa himself, Deja discovers that the Christmas spirit is alive and well in Santa in the City.

Nate the Great and the Crunchy Christmas

Spread some Christmas cheer with Nate the Great in Nate the Great and the Crunchy Christmas! Annie’s dog is unhappy. When Fang is unhappy, everyone is unhappy. Especially Nate the Great. So Nate agrees to sniff out Fang’s mystery in time for Fang to have a crunchy, munchy Christmas.

When Nikolas left the only home he had ever known, it was A Mouse Called Miika who kept him company. But before the events of A Boy Called Christmas, this little mouse had his own epic adventure proving that cheese exists–and is super tasty.

When everyone’s favorite sibling duo Jack and Annie receive an invitation to spend Christmas Eve in Camelot—a magical place that exists only in myth and fantasy—they know they are in for their biggest adventure yet. What they don’t know is that the invitation will send them on a quest to save Camelot in Magic Tree House Merlin Missions: Christmas in Camelot!

Author: Nancy Redd
Read By: Torian Brackett

It’s not Christmas without Santa! But what does Santa truly look like? Join one Black family on their journey to discover what the real Santa looks like in this joyous tale celebrating identity, family and holiday cheer perfect for any child looking to see some of themself in Santa Claus.

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