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The Kingfisher treasury of Christmas stories

Author: Sian Hardy; Kate Aldous
Publisher: London : Kingfisher, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A festive feast of folktales and contemporary stories by popular and classic authors. From traditional tales such as the story of Brer Rabbit's Christmas dinner and the legend of Baboushka's  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Short stories
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sian Hardy; Kate Aldous
ISBN: 9780753411599 0753411598
OCLC Number: 80331146
Notes: Originally published: 1994.
Description: 157 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Wake Up Bear... It's Christmas - Stephen Gammell; Gifts - Adele Geras; The Story of the Christmas Rose - A Scandinavian Legend retold by Norah Montgomerie; A Present for Santa Claus - Carolyn Haywood; The Mice and the Christmas Tree - Alf Proysen; Ramona and the Three Wise Persons - Beverly Cleary; Christmas Through a Knothole - Katherine Gibson; The Little Fir Tree - Hans Christian Andersen retold by Alison Carter; The Box - Ann Cameron; The Silver Cup - Joan Aiken; Baboushka - Traditional Russian Tale retold by Nora Clarke; Brer Rabbit's Christmas - Joel Chandler Harris retold by Nora Clarke; The Christmas Whale - Roger Duvoisin; The Christmas Roast - Margaret Rettich translated by Elizabeth D. Crawford; A Very Big Cat - Traditional Norse Tale retold by Nora Clarke; The Fairy Ship - Alison Uttley; Early on Christmas Morning - Lois Lamplugh; Room for a Little One - Maggie Pearson.
Other Titles: Christmas stories
Responsibility: chosen by Sian Hardy ; illustrated by Kate Aldous.

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"Streets ahead of the competition" - Daily Telegraph "Anthologies for dipping into again and again..." The Sunday Times"

 
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