The Book of Christmas

The Book of Christmas

by Fiona Waters, Matilda Harrison
     
 

Acclaimed anthologist Fiona Waters has selected extracts from favorite poems and prose—both traditional and contemporary—to create an irresistible blend of Christmas magic, with writings by Ted Hughes, Christina Rossetti, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Robert Graves, Dylan Thomas, e.e. cummings, and many more. This marvelous collection is illuminated

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Acclaimed anthologist Fiona Waters has selected extracts from favorite poems and prose—both traditional and contemporary—to create an irresistible blend of Christmas magic, with writings by Ted Hughes, Christina Rossetti, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Robert Graves, Dylan Thomas, e.e. cummings, and many more. This marvelous collection is illuminated throughout by the richly detailed illustrations of Matilda Harrison. By turns celebratory and joyous, nostalgic and poignant, The Book of Christmas is a lovely and enduring treasury.

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Publishers Weekly
The Book of Christmas, compiled by Fiona Waters, illus. by Matilda Harrison, brims with stories and poems to lift the spirit, by the likes of e.e. cummings, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Ted Hughes and Christina Rossetti. Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781843650065
Publisher:
Anova Books
Publication date:
03/28/2005
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
9.80(w) x 11.50(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

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