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Favorite Stories of Christmas Past
     

Favorite Stories of Christmas Past

by Kate Douglas Wiggin, Alan Sklar, Nora A Smith, Louisa May Alcott, Christopher Andersen
 

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Tantor Media presents a collection of some of the most popular Christmas stories read by award-winning narrators Renée Raudman and Alan Sklar. This special anthology will transport listeners back to the Christmases of their youth, when they first heard these holiday tales. From ""'Twas the Night Before Christmas,"" Clement C. Moore's classic

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Tantor Media presents a collection of some of the most popular Christmas stories read by award-winning narrators Renée Raudman and Alan Sklar. This special anthology will transport listeners back to the Christmases of their youth, when they first heard these holiday tales. From ""'Twas the Night Before Christmas,"" Clement C. Moore's classic depiction of St. Nicholas at work, to O. Henry's ""The Gift of the Magi,"" which embodies the very spirit of Christmas, Favorite Stories of Christmas Past has something for everyone. Also included is Francis Church's moving editorial response to a little girl's Christmastime query, ""Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Clause,"" as well as seven other Christmas classics that can be heard and shared year after year.

The classics that can be found in Favorite Stories of Christmas Past are: ""'Twas the Night Before Christmas"" by Clement C. Moore; ""The Story of Christmas"" by Nora A. Smith; ""A Country Christmas"" by Louisa May Alcott; ""An Empty Purse"" by Sarah Orne Jewett; ""The Bachelor's Christmas"" by Robert Grant; ""The Fir Tree"" by Hans Christian Andersen; ""The Birds' Christmas Carol"" by Kate Douglas Wiggin; ""Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus"" by Francis Church; ""The Festival of St. Nicholas"" by Mary Mapes Dodge; and ""The Gift of the Magi"" by O. Henry.

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"[This book] will more than satisfy everyone's appetite for yuletide classics." —BookPage

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ISBN-13:
9781400139163
Publisher:
Tantor Media, Inc.
Publication date:
10/28/2008
Edition description:
Unabridged Library Edition
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 6.40(h) x 0.90(d)

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"[This book] will more than satisfy everyone's appetite for yuletide classics." —-BookPage

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O. Henry, the pseudonym of William Sydney Porter (1862-1910), was a prolific American short story writer who published over six hundred stories and ten collections, including Cabbages and Kings, The Four Million, Whirligigs, and The Heart of the West.

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Christopher Andersen is the critically acclaimed author of twenty-five books, which have been translated into twenty-six languages worldwide.

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Actor and voice-over artist Ren�e Raudman has performed on film, television, radio, and stage. A multiple Audie Award nominee, she has garnered several AudioFile Earphones Awards, a Publishers Weekly Listen-Up Award, and numerous starred reviews.

Audie Award finalist Alan Sklar has narrated nearly two hundred audiobooks and has won several AudioFile Earphones Awards.

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