A Children's Literary Christmas: An Anthology (Hardback)
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A Children's Literary Christmas: An Anthology (Hardback)

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Hardback Published: 10/10/2019
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Immerse yourself in some truly festive magic with this brand-new collection of the finest Christmas stories, prose, songs and poetry from some of the greatest writers in the English language. Inspired by the approach and style of the British Library's 2018 bestseller A Literary Christmas, this carefully chosen anthology moves its focus to those most deeply involved in the wonders of Christmas, the Christmas girls and Christmas boys. Twenty-four seasonal chapters allow the excitement to build as parents and grandparents can share pages of unforgettable adventures, festive traditions, tales of elves, snowmen and reindeer, fairytales, folklore and family fun. Age-old pleasures from those essential Christmas favourites, including Dickens, Kenneth Grahame, George Mackay Brown, Robert L. May and Ezra Jack Keats, are presented alongside charming, but often more edgy, award-wining contemporary voices. This treasure trove of stories is brought to life by an equally beautiful selection of seasonal illustrations from the collections of the Library and the artwork of some of the great modern book illustrators.

Publisher: British Library Publishing
ISBN: 9780712352796
Dimensions: 210 x 149 mm

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“Beautifully festive”

This beautiful book of Christmas stories is a real treasure. It contains some of my most favourite Christmas tales, ( the nutcracker, the night before Christmas, and cider with rosie) as well as some stories that are... More

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“Beautiful collection of Christmas stories”

Beautifully illustrated, a must Christmas bedtime read for all ages!

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“A book to treasure”

It has become tradition in our house that in the run up to Christmas we get out all our Christmas children’s stories and read them over the season.
This book will definitely become a firm favourite to add to our... More

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