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A celebration of the Christmas holidays features a collection of stories, poems, songs, carols, traditions, and customs from around the world
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While this is a fairly standard Christmas collection, it fails to ignite any spark or spirit of the season. At least a part of this can be attributed to the illustrations, some of which resemble still life paintings: a row of jars; pantry shelves, an empty chair in a living room. And almost all of the animalsa squirrel on a skinny evergreen branch, a kitten climbing a Christmas tree, a shaggy red dogare badly proportioned, with and have strange angles to them. The pictures for "The Elves and the Shoemaker" show a lifeless, dummylike man, cutting through thick leather with one hand, holding another piece close to a flame. It's unfortunate, because the various stories, poems, carols and explanation of traditions are interesting and have been thoughtfully chosen. (All ages
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Book Description Doubleday Books for Young Readers. Hardcover. Condition: New. 0385234090. Seller Inventory # 0E-VTQI-O85Q
Book Description Doubleday Books for Young Readers, 1986. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0385234090
Book Description Doubleday Books for Young Readers, 1986. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0385234090