Synopses & Reviews
Two wonderful holiday stories that evoke the true meaning of the season.
A Christmas Dream, and How it Came True
Ten-year-old Effie lives the life most children dream of—with every day filled with delicious treats and wonderful toys. One night she experiences a dream that will forever change the meaning of Christmas for her. In it, she meets a group of under privileged children and she is inspired to create a Christmas they will never forget.
It is said that every Christmas Eve, for one hour's time beginning at the magical hour of midnight, animals are given the gift of speech. Imagining all that her equine friend, Rosa, might have to say, young Belinda is shocked to hear the sad story of Rosa's life and her fears of what the future might hold.
Louisa May Alcott shines her brightest in this collection of two wonderful holiday stories: A Christmas Dream, and How It Came True and Rosas Tale. Unabridged. 1 CD.
About the Author
Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) is the author of the beloved Little Women
, which was based on her own experiences growing up in New England with her parents and three sisters. More than a century after her death, Louisa May Alcott's stories continue to delight readers of all ages.
Lauren Ambrose received critical acclaim as Juliet in Shakespeare in the Park's Romeo and Juliet. Other theater credits include Sam Shepard's Buried Child at The National Theater in London and Clifford Odets' Awake and Sing on Broadway. She was nominated for two Emmy® awards for her work in Six Feet Under.