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The Christmas book

Author: James Reeves; Raymond Briggs
Publisher: New York, Dutton [1968]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Sixty-two selections, for and about Christmas including ballads, carols, legends, modern tales, and verse from literary and oral sources.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Literature
Fiction
Christmas fiction
Literary collections
Christmas poetry
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Reeves; Raymond Briggs
ISBN: 0525278214 9780525278214
OCLC Number: 472693
Description: 189 pages illustrations 25 cm
Contents: Christmas An Introduction / James Reeves --
The Twelve Days of Christmas --
The Christmas / Robin Janet McNeil! --
Cock-crow at Christmas / William Shakespeare --
Tomorrow Shall be my Dancing Day / Anonymous --
The Stones of Plouhinec / Barbara Leonie Picard --
As Joseph was A-Walking / Anonymous --
Christmas in a Village / John Clare --
The Thieves Who Couldn't Help Sneezing / Thomas Hardy --
Christmas Eve / Anonymous --
A Very Great Curiosity --
The Holly and the Ivy Traditional --
Christmas Underground / Kenneth Grahame The Oxen / Thomas Hardy --
The Night Before Christmas / Clement C. Moore --
Carols in Gloucestershire / Laurie Lee --
Those Who at Christmas do Repine / Anonymous --
Remember, 0 Thou Man / Anonymous --
A Christmas Service / Samuel Pepys --
For Them / Eleanor Farjeon --
The Mouse that Didn't Believe in Santa Claus / Eugene Field --
Ceremonies for Christmas / Robert Herrick --
Yule! Yule! / Anonymous --
Sir Roger de Coverley at Christmas / Joseph Addison --
Christmas Boxes --
New Prince, New Pomp / Robert Southwell --
Ballyutility's Christmas Tree / Janet McNeil! --
To His Saviour, A Child, A Present By A Child / Robert Herrick --
I Saw Three Ships --
Christmas is Coming / Alison Uttley --
A Child This Day is Born --
Keeping Christmas / Eleanor Farjeon --
At Christmas be Merry / Thomas Tusser --
Christmas Presents / Susan Coolidge --
A New Year Carol --
When Icicles Hang by the Wall / William Shakespeare --
Cries of London --
Waiting / James Reeves --
Christmas Pie / George Wither --
Bob Cratchit's Christmas / Charles Dickens --
Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind / William Shakespeare --
Snow and Sun --
The Shepherds The Chester Miracle Play / Alexander Franklin --
The Wassail Bowl / Anonymous --
Make We Merry / Anonymous --
Mistletoe / Walter de la Mare --
Winter / Lord Tennyson --
Ragged Robin / James Reeves --
A Christmas Visit / Mary Howitt --
A Ballad of Christmas / Walter de la Mare --
Bread and Milk / Christina Rossetti --
The Thames Frozen / John Evelyn --
Frost / Arthur Ransome --
Snowing / Walter de la Mare --
Christmas / Michael Bond --
The Frozen Bird / Anonymous --
The Red Robin / John Clare --
Memories of Christmas / Dylan Thomas --
Epiphany / Robert Herrick --
Jenny Wren --
Mr. Pickwick on the Ice / Charles Dickens --
St. George and the Dragon.
Responsibility: compiled by James Reeves, illustrated by Raymond Briggs.

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Sixty-two selections, for and about Christmas including ballads, carols, legends, modern tales, and verse from literary and oral sources.

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