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Elf on the Shelf Book Only
It was a bit surprising for me to see the 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 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. In the back of each book, families have an opportunity to write their elf’s name and the date that they adopted it. Once the elf is named, the scout elf receives its special Christmas magic, which allows it to fly to and from the North Pole.
But careful. Elf’s magic might disappear if the North Pole elf visitor is touched. So only one Elf on the Shelf rule must be followed – do not touch Elf. 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 Elf 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 Elf on the Shelf Book
- Use some of the other Elf brand books
What are other 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 on the Shelf collection of books, try some of these fun Elf books to read with the kids.
- In the Case of Elftastrophe An Elf Emergency Guide for Being Touched.
- Elf on the Shelf’s A Night Before Christmas Book
- Elf Pets: An Artic Fox Tradition Book
- Elf Pets: A Reindeer Tradition Book
- Elf Pets: A St. Bernard Tradition
- An Elf Story Book with Sound (used)
- Elf on the Shelf Coloring and Activity Book Set
How to Catch an Elf is another precious Christmas book if your child loves books about Elves.
Miniature Elf on the Shelf Book
You can get an Elf on the Shelf mini book printable for both your child and Elf to have their very one elf!
Update: this Elf on the Shelf Book PDF free from Fabyuleus Elf Duo is no longer available, find a similar printable Elf on the Self box kit.
You can also grab a Free Miniature Elf on the Shelf Printable Story Book only on ElfontheShelf.com. Print your Elf on the Shelf Book PDF free and cut and gift to your miniature Elf doll.
Also purchase a miniature 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.
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 an Elf on the Shelf doll only.
When you buy Elf on the shelf, there are some important features to look for. The Original Elf on the Shelf dolls come with a red Elf, a box, and a book. There are Imposter Elf on the Shelf Ideas everywhere, but the real Scout Elf will have a book and a box.
One official Elf doll you can get alone is the World’s Smallest Elf on the Shelf doll. We have some cute miniature Elf on the Shelf Ideas in our Master list.
Now you can also buy Elf on the Shelf dolls with different genders and ethnicities. See where to buy a Black Elf on the Shelf doll.
Unboxing Elf on the Shelf
You can see a quick video of us Unboxing the Elf on the Shelf. Our set came with both the Elf on the Shelf book, doll, box and a gingerbread costume and house!
Elf on the Shelf Printables
Our most popular Elf on the Shelf printables can be found in our Elf Store. Shop Elf costumes, our Elf Twister board, Jokes for Kids, our Magic Shrinking Machine and so much more!
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Elf on the Shelf on Social Media
Save these ideas because you will want to stay up to date on these ideas each Christmas season. We do our best to mix up easy and hard Elf on the Shelf Ideas.
Elf on the Shelf Facebook Page
Multiple ideas are added each day to our Elf on the Shelf Ideas Facebook page. This is a great way for you to share your own Elf on the Shelf Ideas and share our ideas to your page. There are some good ones! Be sure to like the page!
Elf on the Shelf Pinterest Boards
We also are in charge of a Elf on the Shelf Ideas Pinterest board. On this board, we have invited other bloggers to share their ideas and free Elf on the Shelf Printables too! Be sure to follow the board!
Our goal, to make Elf easy for you!
Don’t forget all of our daily Elf on the Shelf Ideas. Pin to Pinterest on your Christmas and Elf Boards.
We have been doing Elf on the Shelf forever. See our Elf on the Shelf Master List. Pin to Pinterest.
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Last Updated on September 27, 2022 by Ashley at Frugal Coupon Living
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[…] Also specialty stores and boutiques have been known to have Elf on the Shelf kits. Sometimes these Elf sets are available longer than your big box stores and large online retailers. Some boutique stores have had Elf on the Shelf doll only (which is never the original Scout Elf, as Scout Elves comes with a Elf on the Shelf book.) […]