Together at Christmas

It’s Christmas Eve, and a family of ten mice shivers in the snow. One by one, each mouse finds a place to stay warm, only to discover that they’d rather huddle together on this holiday night. With gently rhyming text and charming illustrations, this picture book is a wonderful readaloud at Christmastime.

  • 9780807580110
  • March 2015

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  • Just a perfectly pleasant celebration of family closeness.

    - Booklist Online

  • The short, rhyming text with just a few lines per page sets a hushed, poetic tone, complementing the late-night setting. Lee’s illustrations use a muted nighttime palette of deep blues and browns, but moonlight and starlight shining on the snow illuminate the scenes.

    - Kirkus Reviews

  • A cozy holiday book for icy nights.

    - Publishers Weekly

  • Successfully avoiding both religious references and iconic materialism, this soothing read-aloud is brought to life by the soft-hued, pastoral illustrations.

    - School Library Journal

Awards & Accolades

  • Best Children's Books of the Year 2013, Bank Street College


    Common Core

    RL.K, 1,3.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,9,10 RL.2.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,10 RF.K.2a M.K.OA2


    • Accelerated Reader Points: 0.50
    • ATOS Level: 2.30