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It was a bit surprising for me to see The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition Book only without The Elf on the Shelf doll and box. In fact, we know the Official The Elf on the Shelf doll comes with the book and box, never alone and never in a color other than red!
What is The Elf on the Shelf Book About?
The plot of The Elf on the Shelf book describes how Santa’s “Scout Elves” visit homes and watch over day-to-day happenings. The red elves leave to visit the North Pole every night and then go back to their assigned home each morning. By hiding in a new spot each morning, the Scout Elf plays an ongoing game of hide and seek with the family.
In order to get their magic, The Elf on the Shelf explains that Scout Elves get their magic by being named and being loved by a child. At the back of each book, families have an opportunity to write their name and the date that they adopted it. Once the little guy or gal is named, the Scout Elf receives its special Christmas magic, which allows it to fly to and from the North Pole.
But careful. Scout Elf’s magic might disappear if the North Pole visitor is touched. So only one rule for The Elf on the SHelf must be followed – do not touch little friend. The story ends on Christmas Day with The Elf on the Shelf leaving to stay with Santa for the rest of the year until the following Christmas season.
Where can I buy The Elf on the Shelf Book?
The Elf on the Shelf book is not sold individually. The book comes with your Scout Elf doll, however, there are alternatives to buying The Elf on the Shelf Book online.
- Buy The Elf on the Shelf Book Used
- Borrow the Elf on the Book from a Friend
- Check out The Elf on the Shelf Book from a Library
- Get the Miniature Book
- Use some of the other brand books
What are other The Elf on the Shelf Books?
As The Elf on the Shelf brand has expanded, so has their book collection too. The Lumistella company and Author by Chanda Bell have released new Pets and Elves at Play books so you can read more about Scout Elf and his/her adventures.
If you are looking for more Scout Elf collection of books, try some of these fun books to read with the kids.
- In the Case of Elftastrophe An Elf Emergency Guide for Being Touched.
- The Elf on the Shelf’s A Night Before Christmas Book
- Scout Elf Pets: An Artic Fox Tradition Book
- Scout Elf Pets: A Reindeer Tradition Book
- Scout Elf Pets: A St. Bernard Tradition
- An Elf Story Book with Sound (used)
- The Elf on the Shelf Coloring and Activity Book Set
Miniature The Elf on the Shelf Book
You can get The Elf on the Shelf mini book printable for both your child and their little friend to have their very one elf!
You can also grab a Free Miniature The Elf on the Shelf Printable Story Book only on ElfontheShelf.com. Print The Elf on the Shelf Book PDF free and cut and gift to your miniature doll.
Also, purchase a miniature The Elf on the Shelf Book. This is a plastic mini Elf on the Shelf book version and comes with a cute inflatable chair and buffalo plaid blanket.
The Elf on the Shelf Doll Only
Like I shared above. It is rare for you to find a book to purchase alone. The same is true of finding ThHe Elf on the Shelf doll only.
When you buy TheElf on the Shelf, there are some important features to look for. The Original The Elf on the Shelf dolls come with a red Elf, a box, and a book. There are Imposter Ideas everywhere, but the real Scout Elf will have a book and a box.
One official Scout Elf doll you can get alone is the World’s Smallest The Elf on the Shelf doll. We have some cute miniature The Elf on the Shelf Ideas in our Master list.
Now you can also buy The Elf on the Shelf dolls with different genders and ethnicities. See where to buy a darker-skinned doll.
Unboxing The Elf on the Shelf
You can see a quick video of me Unboxing The Elf on the Shelf. Our set came with both The Elf on the Shelf book, Scout doll, a box, and a gingerbread costume and house!
Christmas Printables Ideas
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Christmas Resources for The Elf on the Shelf
Here at Frugal Coupon Living, our mission is to make The Elf on the Shelf season a breeze. We’re no newcomers to the Scout Elf game, boasting over a decade of experience. With a dedicated fan club spanning these ten years, we’ve curated a treasure trove of delightful ideas for your holiday season. Our collection of The Elf on the Shelf resources are your one-stop-shop for crafting the most memorable Scout Elf moments for your family as well. Join us in making this Christmas truly magical!
What is The Elf on the Shelf?
Embrace the cherished Christmas tradition of The Elf on the Shelf, which revolves around a captivating storybook and an adorable Scout Elf doll. This enchanting book, filled with poetic rhymes, unveils the purpose behind the Scout Elf’s visits.
Like clockwork, the little red visitor graces our homes each Thanksgiving and embarks on a nightly journey to and from the North Pole. Every morning, the thrill lies in discovering the Scout Elf in a brand-new, imaginative hiding spot within the house. From peeking out of the refrigerator to fishing in the sink, leaving mirror messages, or swinging from the lights, the North Pole Visitor’s antics never cease to amuse. But remember, there’s a cardinal rule to uphold: never touch the Scout Elf, for it’s the key to preserving their Christmas magic! Each family has the privilege of christening their very own Scout Elf with a special name. Finally, as Christmas Eve dawns, these loyal Scout Elves bid us farewell, returning to their North Pole workshop alongside Santa, awaiting their next wondrous adventure
More Helpful The Elf on the Shelf Ideas Links
Frugal Coupon Living has earned its reputation as the ultimate destination for The Elf on the Shelf ideas. We take pride in our ability to consistently bring joy by relocating our beloved North Pole visitor year after year. With an extensive collection of printable concepts, essential resources, delightful Scout Elf shenanigans, and much more, consider us your go-to resource for maintaining your holiday spirit and sanity throughout the entire Christmas season.
Explore the handy The Elf on the Shelf links to unleash your creativity, access free printables, and find answers to your Scout Elf inquiries.
- The Elf on the Shelf Ideas – A comprehensive starter guide encompassing all things Scout Elf, featuring some of our top posts and downloadable content.
- Largest List of The Elf on the Shelf Ideas – Boasting over 1,000 imaginative The Elf on the Shelf concepts, this ever-expanding list receives daily additions throughout November and December.
- The Elf on the Shelf Questions and Answers – Whether you’re a novice with a Scout Elf or need a refresher on The Elf on the Shelf rules, peruse our frequently asked questions to become an instant Scout Elf expert.
- Free Christmas Elf Ideas Printables – Sign up for our emails and seize the opportunity to obtain these complimentary Christmas Elf digital downloads, aiding your ideas for the elf-repositioning season. These include a calendar, notes, coloring pages, inspiring ideas, and more.
- DIY Bendable The Elf on the Shelf – Transform your Scout Elf into a versatile poser with this simple, no-sew tutorial on creating a bendable Scout Elf.
- Christmas Elf Ideas Shop with Digital Downloads – Explore one of the finest shops brimming with printable resources to elevate your holiday season.
- Ideas Emails – Receive daily emails featuring fresh ideas to enhance your Elf Moving Committee ideas and holiday experience.
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