Christmas Stories - Tales of The Season - Vintage Child Book, Christmas Book, Children's Poems, 1990s


Christmas Stories: Tales of the Season. A collection of stories by John Cheever, Dylan Thomas, Laura Ingalls Wilder, James Thurber, Anne Sexton, Charles Dickens, Willa Cather and other outstanding 20th C writers.

Collected stories by various authors. Edited by John Miller. Compilation copyright, 1993. Chronicle Books.

A wonderful collection of poems and stories for Christmas, with an introduction by Andre Codrescu, by the following writers:

John Cheever - Christmas is a Sad Season for the Poor
Dylan Thomas - From a Child's Christmas in Wales
Clarence Major - Ten Pecan Pies
Laura Ingalls Wilder - A Merry Christmas
James Thurber - Merry Christmas
August Strindberg - The Respite
Frank Capra - It's a Wonderful Life
Anne Sexton - Christmas Eve
Rainer Maria Rilke - Birth of Christ
Peter Matthiessen - The Cloud Forest
Fyodor Doystoyevski - Siberia
Bret Harte - How Santa Claus Came to Simpson's Bar
Charles Dickens - A Christmas Tree
Willa Cather - December Night
A 1594 Book of Cookerie - To Make a Dish of Snow
Alex Haley - A Different Kind of Christmas
W. H. Auden - The Meditation of Simeon
E. E. Cummings - Little Tree

"Hadst thou not simplicity, how should
that happen to thee which now lights up the night?
See, the God that rumbled over nations
Makes himself mild and in thee comes into the world.
Hadst thou imagined him greater?"

- Rainer Maria Rilke

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