God Jul: A Swedish Christmas

God Jul: A Swedish Christmas

by Anders Neumuller

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Overview

The charm, warmth, and beauty of a Swedish Christmas is captured in this remarkable collection of 300 colorful, fun, and historic postcards dating back to the 1800s. Each postcard reveals the magic behind Christmas and of Scandinavian tradition and folklore. Here, gnomish elves meet Santa and children play with angels. With traditional postcards from renowned artists such as Jenny Nystrom, Elsa Beeskow, and Aina Stenberg, accompanied by explanations of the cultural and historical past, God Jul will make everyone that is even a little bit Swedish homesick for an Old World Christmas.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781628732535
Publisher: Skyhorse
Publication date: 11/03/2009
Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 96
File size: 31 MB
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About the Author

Anders Neumuller is the editor of Scandinavian and Swedish Press magazines and the author of ten books including God Jul. He lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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God Jul: A Swedish Christmas 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Ugh I hate your grammer and spelling errors... e___e
Funtoread More than 1 year ago
Even if you aren't Swedish, this is a wonderful book, illustrated with color postcards of Sweden and the the little Christmas elves. It has very rich illustrations and the text is fun and interesting. A beautiful book to give or set out during the holidays. Fun to just pick up now and then and look at. Definitely a good choice for Scandinavian friends and family!
Dag-Stomberg-Scotland More than 1 year ago
A magical time of the year with the thrill and excitement we felt when we were young. Now, the blessed opportunity to share with comtemporary generations. This beautiful book helps us to experience the rich and fascinating Swedish Christmas traditions as seen through unforgettable old illustrations. Anyone will recognize the magic as it is reproduced with verve and joy! Dag Stomberg