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The Oxford Book of Christmas Stories

The Oxford Book of Christmas Stories

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By (author) Dennis Pepper

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  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Format: Paperback | 224 pages
  • Dimensions: 156mm x 232mm x 16mm | 540g
  • Publication date: 25 January 2010
  • Publication City/Country: Oxford
  • ISBN 10: 0192782444
  • ISBN 13: 9780192782441
  • Edition statement: Reissue
  • Illustrations note: illustrations in full colour and b&w
  • Sales rank: 125,294

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Families and friends come together at Christmas and, as they do, there are stories to be told. Stories about love, secrets, friendship, bravery, conflict, and compassion. This collection includes stories by Charles Dickens, Laurie Lee, Philippa Pearce, Geraldine McCaughrean, Jacqueline Wilson, Nicholas Fisk, and many, many more. So whether you want to slide with Mr Pickwick on the ice or find out what's on Adrian Mole's Christmas list, there are delights and surprises to be discovered in this wonderfully varied anthology of stories illustrated in both colour and black and white.

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Dennis Pepper studied at Leeds and Oxford universities and now lives in London where he divides his time between running workshops for teachers, compiling and editing books, and writing.

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[For the previous edition]: 'A rounded and satisfying collection. Bookseller A galaxy of writers and illustrators, a mix of old and new, to keep bookworms happy the twelve days and more. Sunday Times