Christmas Fairy Tales by Various

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A collection of holiday fairy tales from around the world includes works by American Frank Stockdale, Ruth Sawyer, Hans Christian Andersen, and E. T. A. Hoffman.
 

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Neil Philip has edited more than a dozen anthologies and books for children, including The Penguin Book of English Folktales, A New Treasury of Poetry, The Adventures of Odysseus, The Illustrated Book of Myths, and Christmas Fairy Tales. Isabelle Brent has illustrated many books for children, including editions of Hans Christian Andersen, the Brothers Grimm, and Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories. She lives in Dorset, England, with her husband.
 
Published September 5, 1996 by Viking. 144 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Tales both familiar (The Nutcracker by E.T.A. Hoffman, Schnitzle, Schnotzle, and Schnootzle by Ruth Sawyer) and less so (The Last Dream of the Old Oak Tree by Hans Christian Andersen) are

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Brent's trademark rich, delicate watercolors accented with touches of gold paint (see Cats Love Christmas Too, above) exude an old-world feel that is perfectly suited to the classic storytelling tradition upheld by this collection.

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