A Budget of Christmas Tales (Annotated)

A Budget of Christmas Tales (Annotated)

by Ella Wheeler WilcoxJuliana Horatia Gatty Ewing Julia Thompson von Stosch Schayer and others

Publication Date: 03/11/2016


*This Book is annotated (it contains a detailed biography of the author).

*An active Table of Contents has been added by the publisher for a better customer experience.

*This book has been checked and corrected for spelling errors.

A short story collection that includes:

Dickens, C. / A Christmas carol

Sangster, M. E. / The Christmas babe

Corning, Mrs. W. H. / A western Christmas

Bacheller, I. / Joe's search for Santa Claus

Schayer, J. / Angela's Christmas

The first Puritan Christmas tree

Butterworth, H. / First New England Christmas

Dickens, C. / The chimes

Redmond, C. / Billy's Santa Claus experience-

Stowe, Mrs. H. B. / Christmas in Poganuc

Molesworth, Mrs. / The Christmas princess

Widow Townsend's visitor

Wilcox, E. W. / The old man's Christmas

Dickens, C. / The Christmas goblin

Mead, C. H. / The song of the star

Collingwood, H. W. / Indian Pete's Christmas gift

My Christmas dinner

Dickens, C. / The poor traveler

The legend of the Christmas tree

Ewing, J. H. / The peace egg

Classic fiction (Children's / Teenage)
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Harriet Beecher Stowe

Harriet Beecher Stowe was born in Litchfield, Connecticut, in 1811, the seventh child of a well-known Congregational minister, Lyman Beecher. The family moved to Cincinnati, Ohio, where she met and married Calvin Stowe, a professor of theology, in 1836.

Living just across the Ohio River from the slave-holding state of Kentucky, and becoming aware of the plight of escaping slaves, led her to write Uncle Tom’s Cabin, published in book form in 1842. She wrote the novel amidst the difficulties of bringing up a large family of six children.

The runaway success of Uncle Tom’s Cabin made its author a well-known publish figure. Stowe died in 1896.

Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens was born in 1812 and became the most popular novelist of the Victorian era.

A prolific writer, he published more than a dozen novels in his lifetime, including Oliver Twist, Great Expectations and Hard Times, most of which have been adapted many times over for radio, stage and screen.

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