The Lion Classic Christmas Stories

Author: Mary Joslin

Publisher: Lion Children's

ISBN: 9780745962993

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 96

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A classic presentation of traditional Christmas stories from around the world includes 12 Christian and secular tales that reflect the true spirit of the holiday, brought to life through luscious gold-flecked illustrations.

Classic Christmas Tales - An Anthology of Christmas Stories by Great Authors Including Hans Christian Andersen, Leo Tolstoy, L. Frank Baum, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, and O. Henry

Author: Various Authors

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 1473359422

Category: Fiction

Page: 248

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This book is an collection of Christmas Tales by great authors. It contains stories such as The Little Match Girl by Hans Christian Andersen, At Christmas Time by Anton Chekhov, The Christmas Cuckoo by Frances Browne, The Christmas Banquet by Nathaniel Hawthorne and many more.

The Lion, the Unicorn and Me

The Donkey's Christmas Story

Author: Jeanette Winterson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781407109060

Category: Children's stories

Page: 45

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Retelling of the first Christmas story, in which the humble donkey is chosen out of all the other animals, to carry Mary and the the baby Jesus. Suggested level: junior, primary.

Stories for a Fragile Planet

Author: Kenneth Steven

Publisher: Lion Children's Books

ISBN: 0745967949

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 48

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An author and poet, welcomed for his reflective and thought-provoking style, retells 10 stories from different cultures - from around the world and through the ages - which each highlight the importance of taking care of the world. These stories - from ancient Greece, the Far East, the Celts, Africa, Greenland, Russia, China, Japan, South America and ancient Israel - afford wonderful opportunities for Jane Ray's paradisiacal paintings of trees and flowers, animals and birds... in short, all creation.

The Second Christmas Megapack

29 Modern and Classic Christmas Stories

Author: Booth Tarkington,Harriet Beecher Stowe,Julian Hawthorne,Jerome K. Jerome,Jacob A. Riis,Mary Roberts Rinehart,O. Henry

Publisher: Wildside Press LLC

ISBN: 1434445615

Category: Religion

Page: 614

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Christmas--the very word conjures up memories of the most wondrous childhood holiday of all--filled with the glitter of colorfully-wrapped presents, family visits, carols, photographs, decorating the tree, attendance at church to celebrate the birth of the Christ child, and tummy-stuffing dinners tucked with treats seen at no other time of the year. But the yule holiday has been celebrated for at least two centuries in North America, and our writers have been producing memorable stories about this unique day for almost as long. Here are 29 Christmas stories old and new, tales to delight, to entrance, to beguile, and even to sadden a whole new generation of readers. From C. C. MacApp's view of a Christmas future to Jacob A. Riis's gut-wrenching portraits of the holiday in the 1890s slums of New York to William J. Locke's reenactment of the tale of the Three Wise Men, we experience every possible facet of this most precious day of the year. So sit back and relive your memories once again, as recreated through the eyes of some of the finest writers of their time! Included in this volume: INTRODUCTION, by Robert Reginald THE BLOSSOMING ROD, by Mary Stewart Cutting AND ALL THE EARTH A GRAVE, by C.C. MacApp A REVERSIBLE SANTA CLAUS, by Meredith Nicholson BEASLEY’S CHRISTMAS PARTY, by Booth Tarkington A CHRISTMAS MYSTERY: THE STORY OF THREE WISE MEN, by William John Locke BETTY’S BRIGHT IDEA, by Harriet Beecher Stowe THE FIRST CHRISTMAS OF NEW ENGLAND, by Harriet Beecher Stowe THE LADY ERMETTA; or, The Sleeping Secret MR. KRIS KRINGLE: A CHRISTMAS TALE, by S. Weir Mitchell ROSEMARY: A CHRISTMAS STORY, by C. N. & A. M. Williamson THE CHRISTMAS CHILD, by Hesba Stretton THE LITTLE GRAY LADY, by F. Hopkinson Smith THE ROMANCE OF A CHRISTMAS CARD, by Kate Douglas Wiggin MR. BAMBOO AND THE HONORABLE LITTLE GOD, by Fannie C. MacAulay MRS. BUDLONG’S CHRISTMAS PRESENTS, by Rupert Hughes THE OAK TREE’S CHRISTMAS GIFT, by Julian Hawthorne THE LONG HILLSIDE: A CHRISTMAS HARE-HUNT IN OLD VIRGINIA, by Thomas Nelson Page CANDLE AND CRIB, by K. F. Purdon TOLD AFTER SUPPER, by Jerome K. Jerome NIBSY’S CHRISTMAS, by Jacob A. Riis WHAT THE CHRISTMAS SUN SAW IN THE TENEMENTS, by Jacob A. Riis SKIPPY OF SCRABBLE ALLEY, by Jacob A. Riis UNCLE NOAH’S CHRISTMAS INSPIRATION, by Leona Dalrymple THE TRUCE OF GOD, by Mary Roberts Rinehart THE GIFT OF THE MAGI, by O. Henry THE LITTLE MIXER, by Lillian Nicholson Shearon THE POTATO CHILD, by Mrs. Charles J. Woodbury A STORY THAT NEVER ENDS, by Mrs. Charles J. Woodbury A NAZARETH CHRISTMAS, by Mrs. Charles J. Woodbury And don't forget to search this ebook store for "Megapack" to see other volumes in the series, from science fiction to ghost stories to mysteries...and many more!

CHARLES DICKENS – The Complete Short Stories: 190+ Christmas Tales, Social Sketches, Tales for Children & Other Stories (Illustrated)

A Christmas Carol, The Chimes, The Battle of Life, The Haunted Man, Sketches by Boz, Mudfog Papers, Reprinted Pieces, Pearl-Fishing, Christmas Stories, Child's Dream of a Star, Holiday Romance…

Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: e-artnow

ISBN: 8026873149

Category: Fiction

Page: 4952

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This carefully crafted ebook: “CHARLES DICKENS – The Complete Short Stories: 190+ Christmas Tales, Social Sketches, Tales for Children & Other Stories (Illustrated)” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents: Christmas Novellas A Christmas Carol The Chimes The Cricket on the Hearth The Battle of Life The Haunted Man Short Story Collections Sketches by Boz Sketches of Young Gentlemen Sketches of Young Couples Master Humphrey' Clock Reprinted Pieces The Mudfog Papers Pearl-Fishing (First Series) Pearl-Fishing (Second Series) Christmas Stories Other Stories Children's Books Child's Dream of a Star Holiday Romance Stories About Children Every Child Can Read Criticism Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens The Limitations of Dickens by Henry James The Puzzle of Dickens's Last Plot by Andrew Lang David Copperfield by Virginia Woolf Biographies Charles Dickens by G. K. Chesterton The Life of Charles Dickens by John Forster Dickens' London by M. F. Mansfield Charles Dickens (1812-1870) was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world's best-known fictional characters and is regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era. His works enjoyed unprecedented popularity during his lifetime, and by the twentieth century critics and scholars had recognized him as a literary genius. His novels and short stories enjoy lasting popularity.

Classic Bedtime Stories

Author: Scott Gustafson

Publisher: Artisan Books

ISBN: 1579657915

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 84

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Once upon a time, artist Scott Gustafson set out to illustrate classic stories, fairy tales, and nursery rhymes. Decades later, his immediately recognizable paintings have made bestsellers of Peter Pan,The Night Before Christmas, Classic Fairy Tales, and Favorite Nursery Rhymes from Mother Goose. Now he gives us Classic Bedtime Stories, a lavishly illustrated, oversized collection of some of his favorite tales. Stories such as “Sleeping Beauty,” “Jack and the Beanstalk,” and “Sambha and the Tigers” leap off the page thanks to Gustafson’s exquisite paintings and lively retelling of these classics. “The Lion and the Mouse” and “The Country Mouse and the City Mouse” demonstrate his talent at creating uncanny anthropomorphic characters who keep us smiling even as they teach us about tolerance, diversity, and the Golden Rule. A book that even adults will enjoy reading aloud again and again, Classic Bedtime Stories will keep youngsters of all ages engaged for hours. Gustafson’s unique style makes this a volume to be cherished by children, parents, and grandparents for generations to come.

Enid Blyton's Christmas Tales

Contains 25 classic stories

Author: Enid Blyton

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444931148

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 352

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Enid Blyton's timeless collection of Christmas stories - an ideal gift for anyone who loved the stories during their own childhood to pass on to the next generation of readers. Enid Blyton's Christmas Stories was so popular that readers asked for another collection - and here it is! Nobody captures the spirit of Christmas like Enid Blyton, and in these stories - which are perfect for reading alone or sharing - she describes the excitement of anticipating gifts, the pleasures of making special food, of singing carols, and coming together to share good times with friends and families. As ever with Blyton, there is mischief and mayhem but good always prevails in the end. This is an entirely different set of stories to the ones included in Enid Blyton's Christmas Stories. All stories previously appeared in magazines and anthologies from the 40s and 60s. This collection contains the original texts and is unillustrated. The stories in this collection are: One Christmas Eve All the Way to Santa Claus Annabelle's Little Thimble A Coat for the Snowman The Extraordinary Christmas Tree On His Way Home Good Gracious, Santa Claus! No Present for Benny First Walk in December The Christmas Tree Fairy A Christmas Legend The Christmas Bicycle The Battle in the Toyshop A Grand Visitor The Little Carol Singer The Man Who Wasn't Father Christmas A Christmas Wish He Belonged to the Family A Hole in her Stocking Christmas in the Toyshop They Didn't Believe in Santa Claus! Bobbo's Magic Stocking On Christmas Night Little Mrs Millikin Second Walk in December The Magic Snow-bird