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    A Child's Christmas in Wales (Hardback) By (author) Dylan Thomas, Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone

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    DescriptionAll the Christmases roll down toward the two-tongued sea, like a cold and headlong moon bundling down the sky that was our street; and they stop at the rim of the ice-edged, fish-freezing waves, and I plunge my hand in the snow and bring out whatever I can find ...Dylan Thomas's lyrical account of his childhood Christmases in a small Welsh town, featuring wolves, bears, hippos and Mrs Prothero's cat, has become deservedly famous. Beautifullly illustrated by award-winning artist Edward Ardizzone and presented in a delightful mini hardback edition, this classic is a perfect tiny gift or stocking-filler.

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    A Child's Christmas in Wales
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Dylan Thomas, Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 48
    Width: 98 mm
    Height: 126 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 40 g
    ISBN 13: 9781858810119
    ISBN 10: 1858810116

    BIC subject category V2: DSC
    BIC E4L: EY, PIB
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y1.3
    BIC subject category V2: BG, YBC, YFB
    BIC reading level and special interest qualifier V2: 5HC
    BIC subject category V2: DSBH
    BIC children’s book marketing category: A3M79
    DC22: 828.91209
    BISAC V2.8: LIT000000, LIT014000, BIO000000, JUV000000
    BIC subject category V2: 5HC
    Thema V1.0: DNB, YFB, DSBH, DSC, YBC
    Illustrations note
    40 Line Drawing(s)
    Orion Publishing Co
    Imprint name
    Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
    Publication date
    05 October 2006
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Dylan Thomas was born in 1914 in Swansea. During his lifetime he wrote many great poems, including 'Fern Hill', 'The Hunchback in the Park' and 'Do not go gentle into that good night'. He is also famous for writing Under Milk Wood. Thomas died in 1953 in New York, one of Britain's best-loved writers. Edward Ardizzone won the inaugural KATE GREENAWAY MEDAL for Tim All Alone (Oxford, 1956), which he wrote and illustrated. He died in 1973, and remains one of the most beloved and well-respected children's illustrators of the 20th century.