Holiday Pack for Ages 9-14


Winter is a wonderful time to sit by a crackling fire and tell stories. This holiday pack for teens and tweens is filled with amazing wintery tales, legends, and traditions from all around the world.

Enjoy a magical snow story from Japan, a fascinating fable from Korea, a fairy tale from China, and a thankful tradition from Thailand. Discover holiday traditions from surprising perspectives: a cat’s-eye view of Christmas, a World War II holiday surprise, and a turkey rescued from Thanksgiving! There’s nothing like the gift of a good story.

This theme pack includes three 48-page magazines:

CRICKET November/December 2021:

Features: Christmas Snow, The Seal's Skin, Snow Angel Mittens, Bonnie's Forgotten Holiday Cookies, Old Tom's Thanksgiving Dinner

CRICKET November/December 2019:

Features: Yuliya’s Fawn, The Last Kirin, Wise Men, Her Hands that Held the Stars, The Day the War Stopped for Christmas

CRICKET November/ December 2020:

Features: The Snow Woman’s Daughter, Wishing for Christmas, The Island of Many Colors, Midnight’s Christmas, The Year of Two Thanksgivings