Subtitle Includes 'Twas the Night before Christmas, The Nutcracker and the Mouse King, and A Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens, Clement C. Moore, Hans Christian Andersen, Carolyn Sherwin Bailey, Frances Jenkins Olcott, Helen G Ricks, Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffman, Leslie Pinckney Hill, O Henry
Price $19.99 / £14.99
Description Description Cozy up with your favorite Christmas stories and discover new wintry tales with this keepsake holiday anthology.

Just in time for the holidays, A Classic Christmas Treasury gathers together many of the season’s classics and introduces new, diverse stories from around the globe in one decorative holiday volume. This cheerful, collectible treasury of stories, poems, and carols makes a wonderful gift any time of the year and reminds us that simple gifts of the heart and memories made with loved ones truly are the most meaningful gifts of all. Experience a variety of wintry and holiday tales, including:
  • ’Twas the Night Before Christmas
  • A Christmas Carol
  • The Gift of the Magi
  • The Nutcracker and The Mouse King
  • Christmas at Melrose
  • The Fir Tree
  • Babouscka
  • Little Piccola
  • The 12 Days of Christmas
  • Bits

Featuring a beautifully designed coverwith glittering finishes fit for the grandeur of the season, A Classic Christmas Treasury will become a beloved holiday keepsake that can be enjoyed by the whole family for years to come. Let these wonderful literary masterpieces warm your heart, and remind you of the joy and love to be discovered anew each holiday season.

The Timeless Classics series from Rock Point brings together the works of classic authors from around the world. Complete and unabridged, these elegantly designed gift editions feature luxe, patterned endpapers, ribbon markers, and foil and deboss details on vibrantly colored cases. Celebrate these beloved works of literature as true standouts in your personal library collection.
Format Paper Over Board 240 Pages
ISBN 9781631069840
Size6.50 in x 9.25 in / 165.10 mm x 234.95 mm
Published Date October 3rd, 2023
Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens (1812–1870) was a prolific English writer of fiction and nonfiction, including fifteen novels. He enjoyed international success in his lifetime and is considered one of the greatest novelists of all time.

Clement C. Moore
Clement Clarke Moore (1179-1863) was an American writer, scholar and real estate developer. He is best known as author of the Christmas poem "A Visit from St. Nicholas," better known today as " 'Twas the Night Before Christmas."
Hans Christian Andersen

Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875) initially strove to be a theater actor but when his soprano voice started changing in his teens, he was encouraged to be a poet instead. Today, the Danish writer is most well-known for his literary fairy tales—156 published throughout his lifetime.

Carolyn Sherwin Bailey
Carolyn S. Bailey (1875-1961) started her writing journey as a contributor to magazines like Ladies’ Home Journal. The American author eventually transitioned into a children’s author with the goal of telling engaging yet teachable stories for kids. She won the Newbury Medal for her book Miss Hickory in 1947.
Frances Jenkins Olcott
Frances Jenkins Olcott (1872-1963) developed a love for language from her parents, both translators who tutored her in French and German. In 1898, Olcott became the first head librarian of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s children’s department, where she worked until 1911. Afterwards Olcott decided to become a children’s writer herself, publishing and editing 24 volumes throughout her lifetime.
Helen G Ricks
Little is known about the real life of Helen G. Ricks, who is only acknowledged in literary anthologies as an unfortunately “forgotten” African American author. The sole piece of writing credited to her name is the story “Bits”, which first appeared in the 1916 Christmas edition of The Crisis. The official magazine of the NAACP, The Crisis’ mission is to educate readers about the issues African Americans and other communities of color face through essays and short stories.
Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffman
Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffman (1776-1822) was a German author at the forefront of the Romantic movement in the early 19th century. A composer too, he took the middle name Amadeus out of admiration for Mozart. It is only fitting that two of Hoffman’s stories were later turned into full length ballets with beautiful music—Coppélia and The Nutcracker.
Leslie Pinckney Hill
Leslie Pinckney Hill (1880-1960) was a prolific educator, teaching at Tuskegee Institute and Manassas Industrial Institute before settling as principal of the Institute for Colored Youth. As part of the Harlem Renaissance, Hill published many poems and essays throughout his lifetime—including a play about Toussaint L’Ouverture, leader of the Haitian Revolution.
O Henry
William Sydney Porter (1862-1910), known by his pen name O.Henry worked a variety of jobs ranging from pharmacist to draftsman to bookkeeper before he started writing as a regular contributor to The Rolling Stone. Throughout his lifetime Porter wrote hundreds of short stories, and he is the namesake of the O.Henry Prize, awarded annually to exceptional short stories.
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