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The 20th Century Limited Holiday Cards: 12 Greeting Cards with 13 Envelopes
Leslie Ragan, illus.
Publisher: Pomegranate.   Format: notecards.
ISBN: 9780764965470.  Daedalus Item Code: 56120
The streamlined 20th Century Limited express train passes by a sparkling winter river in the glow of twilight on this holiday card. The romantic 1939 watercolor image by Leslie Darrell Ragan ... (Read More)
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Aunt Sass: Christmas Stories
P.L. Travers. Gillian Tyler, illus. Victoria Coren Mitchell, foreword.
Publisher: Hachette.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780316386586.  Daedalus Item Code: 59562
The creator of Mary Poppins (who in her original books possessed quite a bit more snip-snap in her personality than did the Disney version), P.L. Travers wrote with a signature blend of sugar and ... (Read More)
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A Charlie Brown Christmas: The Making of a Tradition
Lee Mendelson with Bill Melendez. Antonia Felix, ed. Timothy Shaner, designer.
Publisher: It Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062272140.  Daedalus Item Code: 53519
For many of us, it simply isn't Christmas without Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy, Snoopy, and the rest of the Peanuts gang giving a forgotten tree a little love, reciting verses from the biblical ... (Read More)
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A Christmas Carol and Dickens' London: His Most Loved Novel, His Life Story and Rare Photographs of the City that Inspired Him
Charles Dickens.
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9785550117238.  Daedalus Item Code: 54190
In a feverish burst of creativity in the autumn of 1843, Charles Dickens completed A Christmas Carol in barely six weeks, and it was published to enormous acclaim in time for the holiday ... (Read More)
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A Christmas Story Treasury: A Tribute to the Original, Traditional, One-Hundred-Percent, Red-Blooded, Two-Fisted, All-American Holiday Movie with Sound
Tyler Schwartz.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780762448579.  Daedalus Item Code: 53868
Originally released in 1983, and now the subject of annual 24-hour marathon showings on cable television, A Christmas Story is a bona fide holiday classic and a cherished part of the holiday ... (Read More)
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Happy Holidays Notecards: 10 notecards with envelopes
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.
Publisher: Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.   Format: notecards.
Daedalus Item Code: 02876
This set of blank holiday greeting cards features a decorative pattern of "Happy Holidays" in a blocky, informal 1950s-style font, written in pink and purple on a pale pink background. The ten ... (Read More)
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The Lion, the Unicorn and Me: The Donkey's Christmas Story
Jeanette Winterson. Rosalind MacCurrach, illus.
Publisher: Scholastic.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781407114743.  Daedalus Item Code: 53289
(First Edition, Autographed) Whitbread Award winner Jeanette Winterson's witty, lovely Nativity story—about how the humble donkey was chosen over more noble beasts to be the animal that ... (Read More)
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A Mark Twain Christmas: A Journey Across Three Christmas Seasons
Carlo DeVito.
Publisher: Cider Mill.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781604334487.  Daedalus Item Code: 52262
"If my boot should leave a stain on the marble ... leave it there always in memory of my visit ... and let it remind you to be a good little girl." When Samuel Clemens—better known as Mark ... (Read More)
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Matchless: A Christmas Story
Gregory Maguire.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062004826.  Daedalus Item Code: 23954
First heard on Christmas Day, 2008, when Gregory Maguire read it aloud on NPR's All Things Considered, this is "a reillumination" of Hans Christian Andersen's tale of "The Little Match Girl." ... (Read More)
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Merry Christmas, Squirrels!
Nancy Rose.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316302579.  Daedalus Item Code: 59660
Mr. Peanuts is back! The little hero of The Secret Life of Squirrels is getting into the Christmas spirit when he receives an invitation from Cousin Squirrel to spend the holiday together. We ... (Read More)
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My Little Stocking
Sara Gillingham.
Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: board book.
ISBN: 9781452102252.  Daedalus Item Code: 52083
What sweet treats and surprises are to be found in this Christmas stocking? Illustrated with stitched felt collages, this board book for prereaders is shaped like a stack of felt stockings—each cut ... (Read More)
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The Night Before Christmas: A Visit from St. Nicholas
Clement C. Moore. Tom Browning, illus.
Publisher: Sterling.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781454913559.  Daedalus Item Code: 52085
First published anonymously in 1823, Clement C. Moore's "A Visit from St. Nicholas"—later renamed "The Night Before Christmas"—is the source for many of our conceptions about Santa Claus and his very ... (Read More)
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