Season's Readings

Novel Effect has everything you need to celebrate the winter holidays at home or school.

A Blizzard of Books!

Winter is the best time to read like snowbody’s business! Snuggle up with timeless winter tales, frosty frolics, sugar plum dreams, holidays around the world, or books about families and traditions. Readers of all ages will love our winter holiday activities and soundscapes.

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Enter to win prizes all month long!

Join the Season's Readings Read-Aloud Challenge!

How to enter:

Read aloud any of our Season’s Readings titles with its Novel Effect soundscape by 11:59 PM PT on December 25, 2023 and you’ll be entered!

Want an extra entry? Read another title! Every read-aloud = another entry. The more you read aloud, the more chances you have to win! 

Track your progress with our Season's Readings Countdown and Read-Aloud Menorah!

Throughout December, each time you read with a soundscape from our Season’s Readings, Holiday Hits, or Eight Nights of Lights collections, you’ll be entered to win a surprise gift! How many books can you read before December 25?

How to Use:

Download & print your countdown calendar below.

How to assemble your Countdown Calendar:

  • Print out these pages, then cut and paste the book card backs you want to include in your countdown to the numbered fronts.

  • Once assembled, hang in numerical order from clothespins and twine.

  • Read each book with Novel Effect in your countdown on their respective day.

How to assemble your Read-Aloud Menorah:

  • Print out these pages, then cut out the book cards you would like to use.
  • Glue the book cards over the candle’s flame to assemble.
  • Read each book with Novel Effect on your menorah on their respective day.

Read as many books with Novel Effect as you can before December 25th!

Show us your progress. Post photos of your countdown calendars and your latest read-aloud on social media and tag us with @novel_effect and use the hashtag #SeasonsReadings. We’ll be re-sharing photos and videos all month long!


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