Little Book of Christmas: Chronicle Books
Glorious Book for Christmas:Das einzig wahre Weihnachtsbuch für die ganze Familie
The perfect gift this Christmas season: a generous selection of some of the greatest festive stories of all time This is a collection of the most magical, moving, chilling and surprising Christmas stories from around the world, taking us from frozen Nordic woods to glittering Paris, a New York speakeasy to an English country house, bustling Lagos to midnight mass in Rio, and even outer space. Here are classic tales from writers including Truman Capote, Shirley Jackson, Dylan Thomas, Saki and Chekhov, as well as little-known treasures such as Italo Calvino´s wry sideways look at Christmas consumerism, Wolfdietrich Schnurre´s story of festive ingenuity in Berlin, Selma Lagerlof´s enchanted forest in Sweden, and Irène Nemerovsky´s dark family portrait. Featuring santas, ghosts, trolls, unexpected guests, curmudgeons and miracles, here is Christmas as imagined by some of the greatest short story writers of all time.
Join Huckle Cat, Lowly Worm and all your favourite loveable haracters as they - and you - enjoy the best Christmas ever! A classic title from the bestselling and beloved Richard Scarry - the perfect Christmas gift for all ages.
Faithful reprint of the retailer´s Christmas catalog offers a nostalgia-inducing look at consumer goods of the 1940s, from toys to housewares, clothing, furniture, candy, and a selection of gifts for servicemen.