Christmas Ahoy

Ahoy! A spectacular Christmas boat parade is underway! Count up to ten as the dazzling crafts bob pass . . . but wait! Where is Santa and his reindeer? Surely, they aren't missing the parade? Never fear, little mariners, Santa simply has a surprise in store. With backmatter on the bevy of boats featured!

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Interest Level Preschool - Grade 2
Reading Level Preschool
ATOS Reading Level
Guided Reading Level
Language English
Publisher Sleeping Bear Press
Available Formats Hardcover (9781534111783), PDF (9781668908136), Hosted ebook (9781668908150)
Copyright 2023
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 11 x 9
Graphics Full-color illustrations

Publishers Weekly Review - Christmas Ahoy

Santa gets his sea legs in Dealey’s Christmassy concept book.

Kirkus Review - Christmas Ahoy

A harbor full of happy holidays.

School Library Journal Review - Christmas Ahoy

A fun, colorful addition to holiday shelves.

Midwest Book Reviews Review - Christmas Ahoy

…a delightful, imaginative, and fun read from start to finish — and highly recommended for family, daycare center, preschool, and community library holiday season picture book collections.

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Author: Erin Dealey

Erin Dealey's original career goal was Olympic Gold Medal tetherball player. When that didn't pan out, she became a teacher, theater director, actor, mom, and author--and now welcomes any opportunity to visit schools around the world. Her Sleeping Bear Press books include K is for Kindergarten and Deck the Walls: A Wacky Christmas Carol. She lives in northern California with her husband and a very energetic Golden Retriever. You can find her online at and on social media as @ErinDealey.

Illustrator: Kayla Stark

Kayla Stark is an illustrator of several books including Bread For Words: A Frederick Douglass Story (which received the Irma Black 'Honor Book' Award) and I'll Go Rhythm (which received the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Silver Award for cover illustration and design). She works in many different mediums and is constantly on the hunt for the perfect scratchy pencil texture. She lives in Nashville, TN and enjoys planning events that bring artists together.

Educational front/back matter
Original artwork
Full-color illustrations