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The Nights Before Christmas

Written by Tony Ross

Illustrated by Tony Ross

The Nights Before Christmas Synopsis

This lavishly produced book is the perfect keepsake gift to treasure. Fully illustrated in colour throughout by acclaimed illustrator Tony Ross, The Nights Before Christmas has twenty-four classic festive tales, songs and stories to read throughout Advent or keep as a family Christmas anthology. There are festive extracts from much-loved books including A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, Little Women by Louisa May Alcott and The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame; yuletide poems ('A Visit from St. Nicholas') and carols ('Good King Wenceslas'), together with traditional tales from Hans Christian Andersen and the Brothers Grimm. This is the ultimate gift for Christmas.

The Nights Before Christmas Press Reviews

Beautiful and moving collection with a personal touch. * Lovereading * Perfect... an advent treat featuring twenty-four classic tales and poems. A book to keep and rediscover each year. * Carousel * 25 classic stories given vibrant new life by Ross' illustrations. * Angels and Urchins * You won't find a festive story book better. Energetic and brilliant sketches. It's an investment book that you will treasure and reread year after year. * Prima Baby Magazine * One of the Best Children's Books of 2014 * Gransnet * Sure to delight. Ross's illustrations bring these beautiful stories to life in his own unique way. * Bath Magazine * Gorgeous. The best kind of advent calender. * Bookwitch Blog * Gorgeous book for the family to enjoy together in the countdown to the big day. * Newbury Weekly News, Caroline Franklin *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781783447725
Publication date: 4th October 2018
Author: Tony Ross
Illustrator: Tony Ross
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 228 pages

About Tony Ross

Various Authors (Author) VariousTony Ross (Illustrator) Tony Ross has been illustrating books for over 40 years, and has been published all over the world. He is perhaps best known for his much-loved Little Princess series, which has been adapted for TV and is currently showing on Channel 5s Milkshake, and for his collaboration on David Walliams' best-selling children's books. Tony's books have been shortlisted for the The Laugh Out Loud Book Awards (Slug Needs a Hug) and the Kate Greenaway (Dr Xargle's Book of Earth Tiggers), and Tadpole's Promise won the Silver Medal Smarties Prize. He has been named as the ...

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