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A few weeks ago, I was able to stop in at one of my favorite thrift stores. I was about to leave when I stopped at the glass case in the front and spotted three children Christmas books. I was sure they price would be out of my budget, but I decided to ask anyway.
Turns out, these were $1.00 each. Can you believe it?? Three dollars for these fantastic books.
Now, let me be clear, they are not in perfect condition, by any means. Years ago, that would have been a deal breaker, as I used to think for them to be of value they needed to be in pristine condition. Not so much these days...if I like them, I don't really care too much about the condition.
The graphics are just precious.....and it seems someplace far in the back of my mind, I remember a Christmas book from my childhood that had the fuzzy feeling Santa, just like this one has.
The photos on all of these books are just adorable, and sweet vintage graphics.
As you can see, this book was very much loved. It still holds lots of charm in my eyes.
These pages are definitely a memory I hold dear, I am not sure if we had this same book, or a newer version of the book, but I remember this page as the dad looking out the window was always a thing that stood out to me.
Love the sweet Santa faces in both of these books.
I have never seen this one before, ever. It really is a strange sort of book, but I could not leave it behind.
look at the copyright...no wonder I don't recall ever seeing it.
The story is about toys coming to life, and the pictures appear to be still photos of different toys, and it just is something I have never seen before.
These three books are perfect for displaying with my Christmas decor. I have them in my guest bathroom on the magazine rack, they look cute and festive, and it matters not to me that they are not perfect and well loved. I am thrilled with this find, and treasure them just as they are!
Happy Vintage Thingie Thursday!!
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