The Lion Book of Two-Minute Christmas Stories by Elena Pasquali
  

The Lion Book of Two-Minute Christmas Stories

Written by Elena Pasquali
Illustrated by Nicola Smee

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Synopsis

The Lion Book of Two-Minute Christmas Stories by Elena Pasquali

This collection of ten Christmas stories, retold with warmth and wisdom, includes a retelling of the Nativity story from the Gospels as well as tales and legends associated with Christmas traditions from around the world. Together these stories reflect the message of peace and goodwill at Christmas. Each story is retold in a short but continuous narrative, with quick and quirky illustrations adding to the momentum. The playful element is enhanced by text that 'interacts' with the pictures by means of join-in words so that they are fun to share with children. The large text and carefully managed readability mean that such a book is also great fun for young children who are learning to read. Part of Lion's Two-Minute series which also includes Bible Stories, Parables, Bedtime Stories and Animal Stories.

Reviews

Young children can learn cultural references and traditional wisdom from this charming treatment. -- Publishers Weekly

About the Author

Elena Pasquali studied romance languages at university and has a special interest in researching folk tales. She worked for some years in children’s publishing before
going on to be an author in her own right. She enjoys exploring new cultures and travelling and enjoys learning the languages that will help her on her way.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
48 pages

Author

Elena Pasquali
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Publisher

Lion Children's Books an imprint of Lion Hudson Plc

Publication date

21st September 2012

ISBN

9780745963297


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