Originally written by Juliana Horatia Ewing in the last century, this story is here retold by Berlie Doherty. One Christmas Eve two children come across a man in the snowbound countryside who resembles the picture of Father Christmas and they believe they have met him in person.
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They dream that he will bring them a Christmas tree, like the one he carries in the book, but when it appears in their living room, covered in candles and gifts, it is more wonderful than any picture they have ever seen.
This charming story now features a stunning new cover, evoking all the warmth and tradition that surrounds this special time of year.About the Author:
Born in Knotty Ash, Liverpool, Berlie Doherty is the youngest of three children. She has been a social worker, a journalist, a teacher, and, for the past fifteen years, a writer.
Berlie has twice won the prestigious Carnegie Medal, for ‘Grannie was a Buffer Girl’ in 1987 and for ‘Dear Nobody’ in 1992. She lives in the Derbyshire Peak District.
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Book Description Collins, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used; Very Good. Dispatched, from the UK, within 48 hours of ordering. Though second-hand, the book is still in very good shape. Minimal signs of usage may include very minor creasing on the cover or on the spine. Bookseller Inventory # CHL1857673
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Book Description Collins, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. All orders are dispatched the following working day from our UK warehouse. Established in 2004, we have over 500,000 books in stock. No quibble refund if not completely satisfied. Bookseller Inventory # mon0002549160
Book Description Collins, London, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. Maria Teresa Meloni (illustrator). First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. A children's First Edition novel with both book and jacket in fine condition, there is a child's name at the front of the book. Book is beautifully illustrated by Maria Teresa Meloni. Book is based on a story by Juliana Horatia Ewing. Bookseller Inventory # 010503
Book Description Collins, 1993. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Ex-library hardback book, with dust jacket, in very good condition. Will have usual library markings/stamps, may have protective plastic cover and front endpaper may have been removed. Bookseller Inventory # 054423