Christmas is marked by a spirit of anticipation, of preparation, of longing for good things to come. And as our throughts center on the Christ child, we find ourselves believing in more than Christmas-day surprises. In this collection of stories, scriptures, songs, poems, and activity ideas selected especially for Latter-day Saint families, the true spirit of Christmas is reawakened with themes such as hope, compassion, service, and love. Each story contains a thoughtful message to help your family experience a Christ-centered holiday season. Accompanied by beautiful vintage illustrations from some of the most celebrated children's book illustrators, this elegant edition is destined to become a family Christmas favorite.