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Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You” Is Now The Ultimate Children’s Holiday Book

This is way more fun to read your kids than "The Night Before Christmas."

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Christmas isn't really Christmas until you've heard Mariah Carey belt out her holiday standard, "All I Want for Christmas Is You."

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(And for some of us it isn't Christmas until we've weeped our way through this rendition in Love Actually.)

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Now, though, it won't really be Christmas until you've read your kids this beautifully illustrated new picture book which brings Mariah's holiday classic to life.

The text of the book is by Mariah, while the illustrations are by Colleen Madden.
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The text of the book is by Mariah, while the illustrations are by Colleen Madden.

The picture book tells the story of a little girl who wants nothing more than a puppy to call her own.

"I don't want a lot for Christmas. There is just one thing I need."
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"I don't want a lot for Christmas. There is just one thing I need."

We see the little girl draw pictures of puppies and make puppy cookies...

"I don't care about presents underneath the Christmas Tree. I just want you for my own, more than you could ever know. Make my wish come true. All I want for Christmas is you."
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"I don't care about presents underneath the Christmas Tree. I just want you for my own, more than you could ever know. Make my wish come true. All I want for Christmas is you."

Enjoy the fun the season brings...

"I won't ask for much this Christmas. I won't even wish for snow."
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"I won't ask for much this Christmas. I won't even wish for snow."

And hope through it all that Santa brings her the one gift she's asked for.

"Oh, all the lights are shining so brightly everywhere. And the sound of children's laughter fills the air."
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"Oh, all the lights are shining so brightly everywhere. And the sound of children's laughter fills the air."

Mariah says, "When I wrote 'All I Want for Christmas Is You' it was my dream for it to become a classic."

"I am so proud of the song's impact as it continues to create memories for fans each year. I am thrilled to be able to bring the story of the song to new generations of families with this picture book."
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"I am so proud of the song's impact as it continues to create memories for fans each year. I am thrilled to be able to bring the story of the song to new generations of families with this picture book."

All I Want for Christmas Is You is available now from Doubleday Books.

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