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Lara's First Christmas

By: HOWELL, ALICE AND MAILER, MAGGIE

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Steiner Books:

Seller ID: 1153

ISBN: 0880105534


Lara, along with her refugee parents, finds herself marooned in an isolated little hotel in snowbound Norway before World War II. Left all alone, she finds two eccentric old English guests who teach her to ski. And she discovers deep love and wisdom from the grandfatherly carpenter Andreas, who teaches her that Christmas really is a universal event, open to every heart and every faith. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 1153] View more info

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Christmas Rose, The

By: JARMAN, HEATHER

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Wynstones Press:

Seller ID: 13987

ISBN: 0946206333


As the shepherds make their way to Bethlehem with gifts for the Christ Child, a shepherdess remains behind because she does not have a gift for Him, until she discovers The Christmas Rose. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 13987] View more info

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Dream Song of Olaf Asteson An ancient Norwegian folk song of the holy nights.

By: JORDAN, JANET, WELBURN, ANDREW J., STEDALL, JONATHAN

Price: $38.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2007

Seller ID: 662

ISBN: 0863156207


10 colour illustrations "The Dream Song of Olaf Asteson" is a folksong which only came to light in 1850 when a clergyman called Landstad heard it in a lonely valley in Telemark, Norway. No one knows how long it had existed, but it's an epic narrative telling the story of a young man who slept for twelve nights in the depths of winter, and then awoke to share the wondrous sights he had seen. This edition is illustrated with Janet Jordan's striking paintings ... View more info

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Little Tomte's Christmas Wish

By: KARVONEN, INKERI

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Floris Books:

Seller ID: 12947

ISBN: 1782500162


Little Tomte lives happily in his cosy house beside a beautiful tree. When winter arrives, he's worried that Christmas won't come -- until he makes a special Christmas wish. He embarks on a candle-making plan which will help make his wish come true. A heartwarming festive tale drawn with gentle humour by acclaimed Finnish illustrator Hannu Taina. Inkeri Karvonen is a teacher and children's author from Finland. Hannu Taina is an illustrator from Finland ... View more info

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Little Christmas Tree

By: KOOPMANS, LOEK

Price: $20.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2009

Seller ID: 966

ISBN: 0863157173


colour illustrations The little Christmas tree hates its sharp needles, and longs to have soft leaves like all the other trees. But will it be happier when its wish is granted? Perhaps it's not so bad being a little Christmas tree after all...This is a charming story about learning that the grass is not always greener on the other side. This is the perfect picture book for a cold winter's evening around the fireside. [When referring to this item please quote ... View more info

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Pip the Gnome and the Christmas Tree

By: KWANT, ADMAR

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Floris Books:

Seller ID: 14386

ISBN: 1782503285


Pip the gnome gets help decorating a Christmas tree from his friends robin, rabbit and mouse. Discover the beautiful, natural things they bring: a red apple, soft woollen thread, golden straw and a bright, shiny rosehip. Colourful illustrations and simple words introduce very young children to the joy of preparing for Christmas. Soft, wintery colours illuminate the day from morning to dusk, ending with the glowing candle-lit tree. [When referring to this ... View more info

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Twelve Holy Nights Meditations on the Dream Song of Olaf Åsteson

By: LUTTERS, FRANS

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Floris Books:

Seller ID: 15236

ISBN: 1782505288


NOT YET PUBLISHED Due October 2018 Please consider ordering in advance The twelve holy nights between Christmas and Epiphany, the 6th of January, are a wonderful time of year for spiritual meditation and deepening. In ancient Norwegian folk legend, in the darkness of winter, Olaf Asteson experienced an initiation into the great secrets of existence. His experience helped him to shoulder responsibility for his task here on earth, and gave him renewed v... View more info

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Otto and the Secret Light of Christmas

By: NORA SUROJEGIN AND PIRKKO-LIISA SUROJEGIN

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Floris Books:

Seller ID: 14395

ISBN: 1782503234


One day elfin seafarer, Otto, finds a postcard on the seashore showing pictures of beautiful sparkling lights in the night sky with the words, ‘The light of Christmas!’ If this ‘Christmas’ can brighten even the gloomiest Finnish winter, Otto decides he must find it. So he heads north, trudging through dark forests and skiing towards the fells of Lapland in search of the secret light of Christmas. On his way he meets the mighty Kekri, king of ... View more info

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Tomtes' Christmas Porridge

By: NORDQVIST, SVEN

Price: $23.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2011

Seller ID: 12492

ISBN: 0863158242


colour illustrations Every Christmas Eve, the Master puts out rice pudding for the tomtes to say thank you for their help around the house throughout the year. But recently the Master has forgotten, and Mama tomte knows he'll forget again this year. The elves hatch a plot to steal a bowl of Christmas pudding, without being seen, so that Papa tomte doesn't get angry. This charming story is based on an old Swedish Christmas tradition. It is illustrated with great hum... View more info

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Tom's Christmas Fish

By: RITA TORNQVIST-VERSCHUUR

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Floris Books:

Seller ID: 14044

ISBN: 1782502211


The traditional Christmas meal in Prague isn't turkey or ham, but a special kind of Christmas fish. On Christmas Eve, Tom chooses his live fish at the market, and calls it Peppo. He carefully carries it home, through the streets of Prague's old town, in a big bag of water. Tom loves his new pet, but what fate awaits Peppo as the Christmas meal draws near? This charming, child-friendly story presents one culture's Christmas traditions in fascinating detail. At i... View more info

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Yule Tomte and the Little Rabbits

By: STARK, ULF

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Floris Books:

Seller ID: 14045

ISBN: 1782501363


Grump the Yule Tomte lives all alone, which is exactly how he likes it! He's waiting for Christmas to arrive when all of a sudden a gust of wind steals his mittens from the washing line and his hat from his head. That's the last straw -- he won't be the Yule Tomte any more!Binny and Barty, the rabbit children, live with their family in the forest. They've never heard of Christmas, or the Yule Tomte, until the wind brings them some strange gifts All the animals in the for... View more info

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Christmas Story Book

By: VERSCHUREN, INEKE

Price: $50.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 1988

Seller ID: 566

ISBN: 0863150772


b/w illustrations Over 50 stories including ones by Hans Christian Andersen, Leonid Andreiev, Jane Clement, Maxim Gorki, Gerhard Klein, Selma Lagerlof, Jeanna Oterdahl, Peter Rosegger, Ruth Sawyer, Edzard Schaper, Jakob Streit, Henry van Dyke. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 566] View more info

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Katy's Christmas Gift

By: WATTS, BERNADETTE

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Floris Books:

Seller ID: 13584

ISBN: 1782501150


Katy sets out in the snow to visit the new baby born in the innkeeper's stable. She is bringing gifts: a loaf of bread, her cat Sasha and, mostimportantly, her favourite toy -- a wooden bird whistle.But Sasha doesn't want to play in the cold snow, and the animals of the forest eat the bread. Soon Katy's carefully chosen gifts are gone -- except the most special one of all. As the snow gets deeper and she gets colder, Katy wonders whether she'll ever have the chance to gi... View more info

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Christmas Angels

By: WENZ-VIETOR, ELSE

Price: $22.99

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2008

Seller ID: 922

ISBN: 0863156622


colour illustrations It's Christmas Eve, and most people are safely tucked up in their beds. But the Christmas angels know who needs their help on this holy night, and are ready to fly down to help the lost, lonely and weary. Small children will love the row of cut-out angel heads which reveal the features of each little angel in turn. This is a beautiful and inspiring picture book which sings of the message of Christmas loving kindness from every page. [When... View more info

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On Christmas Eve

By: WENZ-VIETOR, ELSE

Price: $20.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2009

Seller ID: 965

ISBN: 0863157165


colour illustrations Father Christmas is starting his rounds on Christmas Eve, but his little helper has forgotten to bring the gifts and sweets! Can she collect them all in time? Or will some children have no presents this year? This traditional story gives children a glimpse into the busy lives of Father Christmas and his helpers on Christmas Eve, showing the work of the angels up in the heavens and how all the creatures on Earth come to share in the joy of Chris... View more info