The Teas

The Emma Lea Teas

Some of the blends that inspired the stories.


Grammy’s Sweet Fruit Tea

In the first of the Emma Lea Storybooks, Emma Lea’s First Tea Party, Grammy serves Emma Lea an herbal tea that is one of her favorites. This tea is the one that inspired that part of the story.

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Daddy’s Bedtime Story Tea

The second Emma Lea storybook, Emma Lea’s Magic Teapot, begins with her father reading a bedtime story that inspires a magical dream. This herbal tea was crafted after some of our own evening teas; relaxing and satisfying for children and adults alike.

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Emma Lea’s Christmas Tea

Each year we try to add a new Emma Lea Christmas Story to the Magic Teapot Stories available here on our website. ‘Tis the season the celebrate with a family tea gathering and this spicy blend will please all ages. It does contain caffeine.

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Book & Tea Combo Packages . . .

Now that we are introducing our line of special teas, we decided to create packages with a bit of a savings. Combine the new Emma Lea Teas with the Emma Lea Storybooks for some wonderful family tea fun.

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  • The Emma Lea Books

Book Reviews

Babette Donaldson tells this story with a beauty and sparseness that mimics the rituals of the ceremony and Jerianne Van Dijk illustrates the scenes with an impressionistic style, drawing the reader into the folds of Emma Lea's kimono and into the tea house with purity, tranquility, and harmony. ~ ~ ~ Ginger Manley
This is a very special book about family traditions, bonding and growing up. The story of Emma Lea is delightful. If you like Fancy Nancy, you will love Emma Lea. ~ ~ ~ Jill Vanderwood
I really enjoyed this book with my little girl because I felt it introduced children to "helping out" and lets them know just because we have to do chores and make preparations, even for tea parties, that it doesn't mean we can't have fun while doing so and the biggest lesson to be learned from Emma Lea's Tea With Daddy is that spending time together is the most important gift of all!
I read Emma Lea's Tea Party and was immediately moved to send it to my niece Emma. She is 4 years old. She absolutely loves the book and thinks it is about her. Such a beautiful tale with illustrations to match. A little girl can weave fantasies about this book. I can hardly wait until the next Emma Lea book! ~ ~ ~ Penny Hastings
Oh, I do love these books. They are perfect for an afternoon read with a cuddly grandchild. Lots of information and the art work is enchanting. ~ ~ ~ Judy Wright
This book takes a look at tranquility, purity, harmony, and respect taught through the experiences of the Chanoyu tea ceremony. I know that this book will be infused into the study my students do of the Japanese culture. Once again the author and illustrator together have created a beautiful keepsake book for children. ~ ~ ~ J. Gilmour
This story brings to life family traditions and the value of giving 'real' and meaningful gifts from the heart. It also shows the importance of family in creating great moments in a child's life. I read this to my 5 year old niece, and both she and her mother were captivated by the story. ~ ~ ~ Carol Scuderi
Both the watercolors and the well thought out story are beautifully done. I liked the fact that Emma Lea's best friend is a boy. I appreciated that logical explanations were given to the little girl for the wishes being "granted" and how she realizes the teapot not actually being "magic" didn't make it any less "special". ~ ~ ~ K. Lio
This is a wonderful story of a little girl's dream with the magic lamp. To my delight, it combines fantasy with family values and reality. My granddaughter loves it. ~ ~ ~ Marianne Kummell

Author, Babette Donaldson

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