The Little Big Book of Christmas

BOOKS
FOR CHILDREN

1.
Lena Tabori
The Little Big Book of Christmas

Long out of print, the definitive Christmas anthology is back with a new jacket and introduction, and lavishly illustrated throughout with nineteenth-century artwork. This book will remind you of the origins of Christmas, the roots of modern celebration, and the current significance of the holiday in each of our lives. Timeless and delightful, beautifully designed, The Little Big Book of Christmas is a great big international holiday book chock-full of stories, songs, biblical verse, Christmas lore, and the best recipes ever.

2.
Hans Wilhelm
A Christmas Journey

This story is about 2 mice who are searching fo food, but end up meeting baby Jesus Christ. It is obviously a religious book about the start of Christmas. It was pretty cute and touching, and good for young children who are learning the meaning of Christmas. It has cute illustrations and a good story line. Good read.

3.
Tony Ross and Hiawyn Oram
A Message for Santa

Emily loves Christmas, but there is something about it which makes her heart sink, and that something is Santa Claus. Emily wants to block up the chimney to prevent Santa entering the house. But her mum inspires her to find another solution. Eventually, Emily writes Santa a note, telling him to come in through the back door, and go no further than the kitchen table! Afterwards, Emily is so pleased with Santa that she decides that from now on, he may enter the house, and even take a nap on the sofa if he is tired.

4.
Anthony Trollope
Christmas at Thompson Hall: And Other Christmas Stories

Christmas at Thompson Hall brings together the best of the Christmas stories of Anthony Trollope, one of the most successful, prolific, and respected English novelists of the nineteenth century. Characterized by insightful, psychologically rich, and sometimes wryly humorous depictions of the middle class and gentry of Victorian England—and inspired occasionally by missives in the “lost letter” box of the provincial post office that Trollope ran—these tales helped to enshrine the traditions of the decorated Christmas tree, the holiday turkey, and the giving of store-bought gifts. Today, they open a window onto a time when carolers filled the streets and each house’s door displayed a wreath of evergreen boughs, a time at once distant and yet startlingly familiar.

5.
Christmas: Scarry Richard
Christmas Mice

A First Little Golden Book.

Very colorfull story. Christmas had come in every house! Santa brought a great number of gifts for everybody. He even didn’t forgot little mice and they got a Christmas present too.

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