A Child's Christmas in Wales (Hardback)
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A Child's Christmas in Wales (Hardback)

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Hardback 80 Pages / Published: 02/10/2014
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Dylan Thomas's classic account of his childhood Christmases, newly issued with full colour illustrations by Peter Bailey in this beautiful, cloth-bound hardback gift edition for Thomas's centenary.

All the Christmases roll down toward the two-tongued sea, like a cold and headlong moon bundling down the sky that was our street...

Dylan Thomas's lyrical account of his childhood Christmases in a small Welsh town, featuring wolves, bears, hippos and Mrs Prothero's cat, has become deservedly famous. This stunning re-designed cloth-bound hardback edition celebrates the centenary of his birth, and features brand-new full-colour artwork from illustrator Peter Bailey.

A beautiful gift edition of a classic work from one of Britain's best-loved writers, this is the perfect Christmas present for young readers building their own childhood Christmas memories.

Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
ISBN: 9781444013467
Number of pages: 80
Weight: 292 g
Dimensions: 209 x 153 x 14 mm


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Dylan Thomas's classic recollections of his own childhood, A Child's Christmas in Wales, has been republished with beautiful illustrations to mark the centenary of his birth. Perfect for reading aloud -- Sunday Express * Sunday Express *
A beautiful new presentation of Dylan Thomas' heartfelt reminiscences of Christmas accompanied by charming and perfectly matched illustrations.... This is a highly evocative little book that revels in the joys of Christmas and reading it creates a real feeling of warmth and comfort inside and brilliantly wakes up the inner child, a real pleasure to read. The cloth bound hardback presentation of this book is great and this particular edition is sure to become a treasured possession in many households. It is one of those books that a child will cling on to as they grow up and cherish for a lifetime to one day pass on to their own children. * THE BOOKBAG *
It is one of those books that a child will cling on to as they grow up and cherish for a lifetime to one day pass on to their own children. * THE BOOKBAG *

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“A superb classic”

This is a beautiful short story that recounts a gloriously snowy day in Dylan's childhood that brings to life that amazing feeling of joy and magic that accompanied Christmas and snowfall when you were a child.... More

Hardback edition
31st December 2017
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“lovely as a gift at christmas”

What a lovely little book,brings back so many memories of my childhood, also loved the illustrations .Would make a great stocking filler for the grandchildren at Christmas or just treat yourself whatever age you... More

Hardback edition
25th August 2017
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