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A tale of Christmas hospitality and celebration which was originally published in 1989. On Christmas Eve the house in Exeter Street is full to bursting with guests and the gifts they have brought with them. With full colour illustrations by John Lawrence.
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Diana Hendry is a poet, short story writer and children's author who has published over forty books for children and teenagers, including Harvey Angell, which won a Whitbread Award in 1991, and Harvey Angell Beats Time, which won the Scottish Arts Council Book Award in 2001. Diana lives in Edinburgh. Visit her online at www.dianahendry.com John Lawrence is one of the country's most distinguished children's book artists. He has contributed to well over two hundred titles as an illustrator and wood-engraver, including Lyra's Oxford by Philip Pullman, Tiny's Big Adventure by Martin Waddell and Seahorse by Chris Butterworth. John lives in Cambridge and is visiting Professor at A.P.U. Cambridge School of Art, where he lectures on the M.A. course in Children's Book Illustration.Review:
The illustrations, by John Lawrence, are hilarious. * Education Otherwise * A classic story that all ages will love * Blackbird * This atmospheric picture book about a house packed full of guests over Christmas captures the sense of excitement and sharing that embodies the Christmas spirit. * Books for Scotland.com * A delightful story about the real meaning of Christmas - it's not about what you get, but about being together and sharing. * Made for Mums * gloriously unusual and charming picture book full of Christmas spirit * ? *
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Book Description Walker Books Ltd, 1989. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0862034078
Book Description Walker Books Ltd, 1989. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110862034078