Monthly Archives: December 2014

Twenty-Five Books of Christmas: Number Twenty-Five – Irish Christmas Stories

Irish Christmas Stories

Irish Christmas Stories, edited by David Marcus
Published by Bloomsbury, London, in 1995

Because Irish Christmases are the best Christmases! Merry Christmas, wherever you are.

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Twenty-Five Books of Christmas: Number Twenty-Four – Santa: A Life

Santa A Life HC

Santa: A Life by Jeremy Seal
Published in hardback and paperback by Picador, London, in 2005 and 2006, respectively.

Both covers included here because 1) we have both editions, and 2) In this case, I prefer the paperback cover.

Santa A Life PB

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Twenty-Five Books of Christmas: Number Twenty-Three – Tom Smith’s Christmas Crackers: An Illustrated History

Crackers

Tom Smith’s Christmas Crackers: An Illustrated History by Peter Kimpton
Published by Tempus Publishing, Gloucestershire, in 2004

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Twenty-Five Books of Christmas: Number Twenty-Two – Christmas Cats

Christmas Cats

Christmas Cats by Pauline Flick
Published by Collins, London, in 1981

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Twenty-Five Books of Christmas: Number Twenty-One – Angelina’s Christmas

Angelina's Christmas

Angelina’s Christmas written by Katherine Holabird, illustrated by Helen Craig
Originally published by Aurum Press in 1985, this edition published by Puffin Books in 2001

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Twenty-Five Books of Christmas: Number Twenty – The Nightmare Before Christmas

Nightmare Before Christmas

The Nightmare Before Christmas by Tim Burton
Published by Disney Press, New York, in 1993

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Twenty-Five Books of Christmas: Number Nineteen – Happy Christmas

Happy Christmas

Happy Christmas by Daphne du Maurier
First published in November 1942 by Todd Publishing Co, London – this edition published by Century, London, in 1984

[Of all the books I’ve chosen to put up here, this has to have the least inspiring cover of the lot of them!]

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