Stories for Christmas

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Hardcover

Eight heartwarming classic tales for the Christmas season—illustrated by Bernadette Watts—in one beautiful volume.

A beautiful Christmas collection that includes The Little Snowflake, The Little Drummer Boy, Shoemaker Martin, The Star Child, The Snow Queen, The Little Donkey, The Christmas Story, and Varenka, this collection of stories will get you in the Christmas spirit.

Bernadette Watts, known throughout Europe simply as Bernadette, has illustrated many dozens of folk- and fairy tales. Born in England, she loved to draw from childhood. She studied at the Maidstone Art School in Kent, UK for a time under the tutelage of Brian Wildsmith. Bernadette’s many beautiful books include The Snow Queen and The Bremen Town Musicians. Bernadette finds her inspiration in nature. Today she lives and works in Kent. She has been illustrating for NorthSouth Books and NordSüd Verlag since the beginning of her career 50 years ago.

Watts’ watercolors overlaid with crayon-like texture are appealing and rustic.
School Library Journal

My what big talent she has! The old is new again here, and this is a welcome addition to the fairy-tale shelf.
Kirkus Reviews

A master in choosing a palette to fit each story.
Eric Carle

 





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