CHRISTMAS TALES - BOOKS AND STORIES
Things related to Christmas books
The Polar Express was written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg and published in 1985.
The Chimes: A Goblin Story of Some Bells that Rang an Old Year Out and a New Year In
The Cricket on the Hearth. A Fairy Tale of Home The Cricket on the Hearth. A Fairy Tale of Home was the third of the Christmas novella written by Charles Dickens and published in 1845
The Haunted Man and the Ghost’s Bargain, A Fancy for Christmas-Time was written by Charles Dickens.
The Gift of the Magi is a short story written by O. Henry, about a young married couple and the challenge of secretly buying Christmas gifts for each other on a shoestring budget.
The Snow Queen is an original fairy tale written by Danish author Hans Christian Andersen and as in all great stories centres around the struggle between good and evil as experienced by Gerda and her friend, Kai.
The Fir-Tree is a literary fairy tale by the Danish poet and author Hans Christian Andersen (1805–1875). The tale is about a little fir tree who is anxious to grow up, so much so that he cannot appreciate living in the moment.