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Join Molly and Cam Clausen as they're swept into a magical Christmas village! Bring your family together for 25 days of advent fun!

Discover 25 Days of Advent Fun

Start reading book 24 on Dec 1st and enjoy a book each day including Christmas


About The Author

Jannie Tharp was born in the Deep South, spent many years growing up in the West, and finally settled in the great Northwest.

She enjoys country life on a Century Farm surrounded by beautiful wineries. Her home is land-marked with interesting yard art including a car in a tree, which has been featured in several publications.


Inspiration for the Clausen Family Countdown to Christmas came from the desire to memorialize Jannie’s beloved mother, and to create a new holiday tradition for her family and others to enjoy. 


Jannie’s sister, Valerie Lindsay, illustrated the books and was also instrumental in creating the idea for the advent set of books. 



Our kids love the books so much we have to hide them so they don't read all the stories in one night! "To be continued" leaves us all excited for the next adventure.

My grandson loves to read the books himself each night, and then act out the story in his mom's miniature Christmas village. What a great new tradition. 

I've bought advent calendars and chocolates to countdown to Christmas.  This collection is by far our favorite new tradition! My kids read each book at least twice every night!

Sara T.

Sheridan, OR

Susan C.

Olympia, WA

Brenda H.

Logan, UT


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