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Stories for Christmas

Published by NorthSouth Books
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

Eight heartwarming classic tales for the Christmas season—illustrated by Bernadette Watts--in one beautiful volume.

A beautiful Christmas collection that includes The Smallest Snowflake, The Little Drummer Boy, Shoemaker Martin, The Star Child, The Snow Queen, The Little Donkey, The Christmas Story, and Varenka, this collection of stories will get you in the Christmas spirit.

“Watts’ watercolors overlaid with crayon-like texture are appealing and rustic.”—School Library Journal

Praise for Little Red Riding Hood (illustrated by Bernadette Watts) “My what big talent she has! The old is new again here, and this is a welcome addition to the fairy-tale shelf.”—Kirkus Reviews

“A master in choosing a palette to fit each story.”—Eric Carle

Bernadette Watts, known throughout Europe simply as Bernadette, has illustrated many dozens of folk- and fairy tales. Born in England, she loved to draw from childhood. She studied at the Maidstone Art School?in Kent, UK, and for some time was taught by Brian Wildsmith and David Hockney. Bernadette’s many beautiful books include The Snow Queen and The Little Drummer Boy. Bernadette finds her inspiration in nature. Today she lives and works in Kent. She has been illustrating for NorthSouth Books and NordSüd Verlag since the beginning of her career fifty years ago. 

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