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Letters from Father Christmas

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Publisher Comments:

Every December an envelope bearing a stamp from the North Pole would arrive for J.R.R. Tolkien's children. Inside would be a letter in a strange, spidery handwriting and a beautiful colored drawing or painting. The letters were from Father Christmas.

They told wonderful tales of life at the North Pole: how the reindeer got loose and scattered presents all over the place; how the accident-prone North Polar Bear climbed the North Pole and fell through the roof of Father Christmas's house into the dining room; how he broke the Moon into four pieces and made the Man in it fall into the back garden; how there were wars with the troublesome horde of goblins who lived in the caves beneath the house, and many more.

No reader, young or old, can fail to be charmed by Tolkien's inventiveness in this classic holiday treat.

Synopsis:

J.R.R. Tolkien's beloved holiday favorite — redesigned for a new generation! Actual letters sent by Tolkien to his children — who were convinced they were from Father Christmas — tell wonderful tales about life at the North Pole.

About the Author

J.R.R. TOLKIENandnbsp;(1892andndash;1973) is the creator of Middle-earth and author of such classic and extraordinary works of fiction as The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion. His books have been translated into more than fifty languages and have sold many millions of copies worldwide.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780618512652
Author:
Tolkien, J.R.R.
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Editor:
Tolkien, Baillie
Location:
Boston
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Holidays & Festivals - Christmas
Subject:
Christmas
Subject:
Santa claus
Subject:
Fantasy - Epic
Subject:
Holidays & Celebrations - Christmas
Subject:
Holidays & Celebrations - Christmas & Advent
Subject:
Children s Holiday-Christmas
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
November 2004
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from K up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full color throughout
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
9.70x7.46x.30 in. .81 lbs.
Age Level:
04-08

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