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The Kingfisher Book of Classic Christmas Stories By Ian Whybrow

The Kingfisher Book of Classic Christmas Stories

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A collection of traditional favourites, legends from around the world and modern retellings of classic Christmas stories. Compiled to appeal to both boys and girls, the stories and their stunning illustrations presented in this book aims to capture the true spirit of Christmas.

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The Kingfisher Book of Classic Christmas Stories by Ian Whybrow

Traditional favourites, legends from around the world and modern retellings of classic Christmas stories feature in this sparkling collection. Charming stories, whether familiar or less well known, will entertain readers of all ages, and get them into a festive mood. This beautiful book has been carefully compiled to appeal to both boys and girls. It will find a place in any home. Funny and sad, magical and mysterious, these stories and their stunning illustrations capture the true spirit of Christmas.

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About Ian Whybrow


Ian Whybrow is an award-winning author with over sixty picture books and novels to his credit. Described as "a major talent" (T.E.S.), he won the UKRA award, the 1996 TBS Birmingham Children's Book Award and the Talkies Award for Best Book and Tape (with Griff Rhys Jones) for Little Wolf's Book of Badness (HarperCollins). Quacky Quack Quack (Walker) was shortlisted for the Smarties Prize and Harry and the Snow King (Levinson) was Waterstone's Book of the Month. Little Farmer Joe and A Baby for Grace (Kingfisher) have received widespread praise. Ian is married with two daughters and divides his time between Harrow and Hertfordshire.

Table of Contents


The First Christmas - Anne Adeney; Old Pierre's Christmas Visitors: a French legend - Fiona Waters; The Elves and the Shoemaker: a German fairy tale - The Brothers Grimm; A Very Big Cat: a Norse legend - Nora Clarke; Becky's Christmas Dream - Louisa May Alcott; The Nutcracker - Antonia Barber; Christmas Every Day - William Dean Howells; The Cratchits' Christmas Dinner (from A Christmas Carol) - Charles Dickens; Aunt Cyrilla's Christmas Basket - L. M. Montgomery; Christmas at Mole End (from The Wind in the Willows) - Kenneth Grahame; A Gift from the Heart: a Mexican legend - Saviour Pirotta; The Story of St Nicholas: a Dutch legend - Ann Pilling; Befana and the Three Wise Men: an Italian legend - Vivian French; The Fir Tree: a Scandinavian fairy tale - Hans Christian Andersen.

Additional information

GOR001942799
The Kingfisher Book of Classic Christmas Stories by Ian Whybrow
Ian Whybrow
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pan Macmillan
2006-11-06
144
0753412934
9780753412930
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.