Wenceslas: A Christmas Poem (Hardback)
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Wenceslas: A Christmas Poem (Hardback)

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Hardback 48 Pages / Published: 25/10/2012
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Beginning with the King's Cook, who is preparing a sumptuous Christmas Pie, Wenceslas takes us to a medieval feast. The lords and ladies are at their places, the wine is in full flow, the musicians are playing in the gallery and the entertainment has begun. All should be perfect. But when the good King looks up from his table he sees something more than just snow, falling deep and crisp and even . . .

Richly illustrated by Stuart Kolakovic, this gorgeous little book captures the age-old magic of Christmas. In reimagining the much-loved carol of King Wenceslas, Carol Ann Duffy's wonderful poem offers merriment and festive cheer, but also celebrates what is truly important at this special time of year: the simple acts of kindness that each of us can show another.

Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9781447212027
Number of pages: 48
Weight: 118 g
Dimensions: 138 x 128 x 10 mm

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“A Christmas Tradition”

This year's seasonal offering from Carol Ann Duffy is super. I adore these little Christmas poems she writes, this is the fourth she has gifted to us. This one tells the story of Good King Wenceslas. The court is... More

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