A Child's Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas


A Child's Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas

Dylan Thomas's classic account of his childhood Christmases, newly illustrated in full colour by Peter Bailey, now in paperback. All the Christmases roll down toward the two-tongued sea, like a cold and headlong moon bundling down the sky that was our street; and they stop at the rim of the ice-edged, fish-freezing waves, and I plunge my hand in the snow and bring out whatever I can find...Dylan Thomas's lyrical account of his childhood Christmases in a small Welsh town, featuring wolves, bears, hippos and Mrs Prothero's cat, has become deservedly famous. This re-designed paperback edition features brand-new artwork from illustrator Peter Bailey. A beautiful edition of a classic work from one of Britain's best-loved writers, this is the perfect Christmas present for readers young and old.


Dylan Thomas's classic recollections of his own childhood, A Child's Christmas in Wales, has been republished with beautiful illustrations to mark the centenary of his birth. Perfect for reading aloud -- Sunday Express Sunday Express It is one of those books that a child will cling on to as they grow up and cherish for a lifetime to one day pass on to their own children. THE BOOKBAG

About the Author

Dylan Thomas was born in 1914 in Swansea. During his lifetime he wrote many great poems, including 'Fern Hill', 'The Hunchback in the Park' and 'Do not go gentle into that good night'. He is also famous for writing UNDER MILK WOOD. Thomas died in 1953 in New York and is one of Britain's best-loved writers. Peter Bailey's illustrations are familiar from classics such as CIDER WITH ROSIE. His lovely line-drawing style lends itself to children's classics and he has worked with many of today's best-known children's authors, including Philip Pullman, Allan Ahlberg and Michael Morpurgo. Visit his illustration blog at peterbaileyillustrations.blogspot.co.uk.

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80 pages
Interest Age: From 5


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Publication date

6th October 2016



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