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The Kingfisher book of classic Christmas stories
Whybrow, Ian.
Publication Information:
Boston : Kingfisher, 2004.
Physical Description:
144 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
An anthology of fourteen Christmas stories, both previously published and newly commissioned, by such authors as Louisa May Alcott and William Dean Howells, and illustrated by such artists as Anna C. Leplar and Paolo D'Altan.
The first Christmas / Anne Adeney ; ill. Richard Johnson -- Old Pierre's Christmas visitors / Fiona Waters ; ill. Paul Hess -- The elves and the shoemaker / the Brothers Grimm ; ill. Helen Cann -- A very big cat / Nora Clarke ; ill. Anna C. Leplar -- Becky's Christmas dream / Louisa May Alcott ; ill. Greg Becker -- The nutcracker / Antonia Barber ; ill. Olwyn Whelan -- Christmas every day / William Dean Howells ; ill. Alastair Graham -- The Cratchits' Christmas dinner / Charles Dickens ; ill. Susan Hellard -- Aunt Cyrilla's Christmas basket / L.M. Montgomery ; ill. Suzanna Hubbard -- Christmas at Mole End / Kenneth Grahame ; ill. Georgina McBain -- A gift from the heart / Saviour Pirotta ; ill. Claire Henley -- The legend of St Nicholas / Ann Pilling ; ill. Sharon Williams -- Befana and the three wise men / Vivian French ; ill. Paolo D'Altan -- The fir tree / Hans Christian Andersen ; ill. Martin Irish.
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