The Big Book of Christmas Stories

Miles Kelly, Luciana Feito, Claire Keay, Luis Filellas, Yorgos Sgouros

No. of pages 96

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Great for age 3+
Big Book of Christmas Stories is a delightful compendium containing wonderful retellings of festive stories and rhymes, alongside charming illustrations. Every page showcases delightful full-page artwork, packed with charm and detail that will enthrall young children. Thicker paper is perfect to help little hands turn each page more easily and the glittery cover makes the book eye-catching and appealing, encouraging toddlers to want to read. This wonderful picture book will capture the imaginations of younger children and is perfect for bedtime reading.

 

This book contains the following stories:

The Nutcracker

It is Christmas Eve and the mysterious Dr. Drosselmeyer has arrived at Clara and Fritz's house with a special gift for Clara - a wooden nutcracker doll. The doll brings magic for when the clock strikes midnight Clara awakes to see a battle between giant mice and life-size toy soldiers, led by her valiant Nutcracker. After winning the battle, the Nutcracker is transformed into a handsome prince who takes Clara on a journey to the Land of Snow and then to the Kingdom of Sweets.

The Snow Queen
When Kay is cursed by a magic mirror, he can no longer perceive goodness in anything - not his best friend Gerda, nor the roses in the garden. One wintery evening, he is kidnapped by the wicked Snow Queen and swept away to live for ever in her kingdom of ice. Gerda must travel through inhospitable and frozen lands, sustained only by the kindness of strangers, in order to find her beloved friend. And when she gets there, she must melt the ice in his heart before she can take him back home.

The Birth of Jesus

The Twelve Days of Christmas

The cumulative Christmas song which lists the gifts of Christmas, finishing with:- On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love sent to me: 12 Drummers Drumming, 11 Pipers Piping, 10 Lords a Leaping, 9 Ladies Dancing, 8 Maids a Milking, 7 Swans a Swimming, 6 Geese a Laying, 5 Gold Rings, 4 Calling Birds, 3 French Hens, 2 Turtle Doves and a Partridge in a Pear Tree.

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