Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas

Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas Review

Both Ma Otter and her son, Emmet, hope to win the $50 talent show prize and surprise each other with a special Christmas present....

Title:Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas
Edition Language:English

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    Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas Reviews

  • Donalyn

    I adored this book as a child and the Jim Henson movie is a beloved favorite in our family. Delighted that Doubleday rereleased the Hoban's original book, so I can gift copies to my daughters and pass...

  • Erica

    December, 2018:Gabe and I went to see Jim Henson's Holiday Special at the theater this past week, featuring "Emmett Otter's Jugband Christmas" and "The Bells of Fraggle Rock" (Weeba weeba!) We totally...

  • Bam

    This is a cute, warm-hearted, holiday story, a re-imagining of O. Henry's The Gift of the Magi with the added theme of taking a chance in life. My family always enjoyed the Jim Henson version for tv a...

  • Malia

    A forever fave because it's my favorite Christmas special. The book has a lot of the same magic, although the lovable Wendell is a raccoon in this book and not as hilarious. It's kind of a messed up r...

  • Kirsten

    I didn't realize until very recently that the Muppet special was based on a book! This was delightful and was a great longer read aloud with my daughter. It has all the heart of the movie, and is a wo...

  • Sarah

    I love, love, love the Muppet movie of this. Compared to that, the written story felt flat to me. ...

  • Elizabeth (Miss Eliza)

    Emmet and his Ma are having a tough time of it scrapping by in Frogtown Hollow. With his Dad's trusty toolbox Emmet tries to earn as much money as he can to supplement his Ma's income from taking in w...

  • Michele

    This was one of my favorite Christmas stories as a kid. It has no tree, no Santa, no wrapped presents....but the greatest gifts are not always tangible. Read it tonight with the kids. I think they lik...

  • Dixie Diamond

    This is a bit long for a casual bedtime read, but it's a cute "Gift of the Magi" kind of story, the pictures are adorable, and it has a nice message. It even appears that the author actually knows som...

  • Lady Clementina ffinch-ffarowmore

    Heart-warming tale and gorgeous illustrations- absolutely LOVE this book....