The Oxford Book of Christmas Stories

The Oxford Book of Christmas Stories

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This is a treasury of Christmas stories for older children. Some of the stories are traditional, some by authors such as Charles Dickens, and others by modern writers including Robert Swindells, Philippa Pearche, and Sue Townsend. The selection presents a wide-ranging view of Christmas and its celebrations. This best-selling collection is being reissued in paperback with a new cover.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 154 x 230 x 16mm | 621.43g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • colour and b&w illustrations
  • 0192781618
  • 9780192781611

About Dennis Pepper

Dennis Pepper is a prolific editor, whose literary output includes The Young Oxford Book of Nasty Endings, The Young Oxford Book of Aliens, The New Young Oxford Book of Ghost Stories, and The Young Oxford Book of Scary Tales.show more

Review quote

"This fresh collection will appeal to a variety of age groups... (A) fine collection of examples of the storytelling art."--School Library Journal"A stimulating and unhackneyed collection."--San Jose Mercury News"An excellent anthology of both old and new...This book will prove a constant joy to children and all the family at Christmas."--Library Materials Guide"These funny and irreverent tales are aimed at adolescents, who should enjoy them... There are even a couple of holiday ghost stories. Cool."--St. Paul Pioneer Pressshow more

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28 ratings
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2 18% (5)
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