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The Lion Classic Christmas Stories

Written by Mary Joslin

Illustrated by Jane Ray

Part of the Lion Classic Series

Anthologies Featured Books for 5+ readers Featured Books for 7+ readers Featured Books for 9+ readers Traditional Tales

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Award-winning Jane Ray’s beautiful illustrations bring these stories which capture some of the traditions as Christmas from far and wide vividly to life. The collection includes the traditional story of the Nativity as well as Hans Christian Andersen’s cautionary tale, The Little Fir Tree. Grandmothers everywhere – and especially at Christmas – are celebrated in Baboushka.


The Lion Classic Christmas Stories Synopsis

This beautifully presented volume of classic Christmas stories from around the world is written for children aged 7+ to enjoy reading alone, or for reading aloud in a classroom setting or with family sitting round a log fire!

A mixture of stories from the Christian heritage and more secular tales, these retellings all evoke the true spirit of Christmas around the world. Included are Nativity stories from the Gospels of Luke and Matthew, the stories of Baboushka and Papa Panov, Fir Tree and The Nutcracker.

The whole collection sparkles with colourful and detailed artwork from Jane Ray.

The Lion Classic Christmas Stories Press Reviews

Praise for Jane Ray:

Rich in detail, Jane Ray's stunning illustrations capture the magic of our world    Julia Eccleshare about Stories for a Fragile Planet

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ISBN: 9780745962993
Publication date: 21/09/2013
Publisher: Lion Children's Books an imprint of Lion Hudson Plc
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780745962993
Publication date: 21st September 2013
Author: Mary Joslin
Illustrator: Jane Ray
Publisher: Lion Children's Books an imprint of Lion Hudson Plc
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 96 pages
Suitable for: 5+ readers, 7+ readers, 9+ readers
Genres: Anthologies, Traditional Tales

About Mary Joslin

Mary Joslin is married and has 3 grown up children. She began writing when her own children were still young and has since written books that have been published throughout the world. For Lion these include Our Father, The Tale of the Heaven Tree, Do the Angels Watch Close By?, The Merchant Enticed by the Pearl of Great Price and The Story of the Cross. She likes kayaking, canoeing and gardening.

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