Inside would be a letter in a strange, spidery handwriting and a beautiful colored drawing or painting. The letters were from Father Christmas.
Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
But some grown-ups are worse than others, with William's parents being
probably the worst when it came to such matters. So there he sat, Father
Christmas, resting, but he was not at ease with himself, for he knew that William's
time was ...
Author: Paul T Kidd
Publisher: Cheshire Henbury
The old gentleman , looking a “ Father Christmas ” personified , with his rosy
cheeks and long flowing white hair and beard , and face beaming with
benevolence ; while the little maid might have passed for Red Riding Hood , in
her bright ...
Author: Gertrude Carr Davison
3 ) OLD FATHER CHRISTMAS . C AID two little people dressed in white : " Old
Father Christmas will come to - night ; But lest he forgets , or makes a mistake ,
We ' d better listen and be awake . " But when the nursemaid put out the light , ...
Author: Robert Ellice Mack
Category: Children's poetry, English
So when twelve o'clock struck , ” said Father Christmas , “ ' Home ! ' I said to the
reindeer . There's only this sackful to take to Green Lane Hollow and a few places
on the way . I can carry that myself . " The donkey looked at the sack .
Author: Elizabeth Clark
Publisher: Viking Juvenile
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
said Father Christmas . Owl , Penguin , Raggy Christine and Albapot opened
their eyes . “ Who ? Who ? ” hooted Owl and felt very surprised at himself
because he ' d remembered his hoot . " You must remember me , ” said Father
Author: Diana Hendry
Publisher: Trafalgar Square
Category: Christmas stories
Brother Christmas knelt down and bowed his head . As he did so , it seemed to
him that all the stall grew light ... Thou hast indeed earned the right to be ' Father
Christmas ' again for this night . ” And the baby in the manger seemed to crow
Author: John Edgar Park
Father CHRISTMAS . [ Sobbing . Then , dear , do as I bid if you'd go to the ball .
FATHER CHRISTMAS enters . [ She starts up . ] You're a good girl , Cinderella ,
so I can provide So - ho ! my sweet Cinderella , all in tears ! This will not do .
Author: G. Q. Bowler
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart Limited
I ' m not here to think , " said Father Christmas . “ I ' m here to get on rapidly with
my job , which is to ask you what you want me to bring you for Christmas and also
to give you a gift out of this ' ere bag . " “ Why do you say “ This ' ere bag ' in that ...
Author: Sara Corrin
Category: Children's literature, English
In a padded board book, with a shiny foil cover. This sweet and simple story is just right for Christmas cuddles. Little ones will love reading the joyful, rhyming story together and looking at the cosy, colourful illustrations.
Author: Giles Andreae
Publisher: Franklin Watts
Category: Board books
Then you are Father Christmas , ' said Patty . “ And a happy New Year , was
Father Christmas's reply , which rather put me out . But he smiled in such a
satisfactory manner , that Patty went on , ' You're very old , aren't you ? ' “ So I be ,
miss , so ...
Author: Juliana Horatia Ewing
Category: Children's stories
FATHER CHRISTMAS . What , that one ! That's my hunting - pole . DOCTOR .
Then you are some sportsman , I presume . [ Doctor goes to attend Old Bet . ]
FATHER CHRISTMAS . What he got maling ( mauling ] her about there now for ,
Category: Dorset (England)
had not seen a Christmas - tree , and the first picture of one I ever saw was the
picture of that held by Old Father Christmas in my godmother ' s picture book . “
What are those things on the tree ? ' I asked . “ • Candles , ' said my father .
Author: Juliana Horatia Gatty Ewing
Even the him . South Wind did not help her much , for he only When Dick opened
his eyes for the first time whispered — “ Christel ' s an angel ! ” A . M . FATHER
CHRISTMAS AND THE STOCKINGS . Once when a light made him start from his
Author: Little folks
Published to celebrate the first ever 'letter from Father Christmas' in 1920, this beautiful oversized edition of Tolkien's famous illustrated letters from 'Father Christmas', includes a wealth of charming letters, pictures and decorated ...
Author: J.r.r. Tolkien
We ought all to forget our quarrels of you could romp , but not all , and at Christ-
at Christmas . " mas we all like to do the same thing at the “ Here he is , father , "
cried Red Riding same time , so I thought I would bring with Hood , and she ran
I remember my father placing it firmly in the very centre ! I recall that one year my
father also decided to make his own Christmas cards . He painted in oils on thick
, strong cartridge paper – mostly a Christmas rose motif – making about 40 ...
Author: Edward Booth-Clibborn
Publisher: Lutterworth Press
Category: Biography & Autobiography
My father would say that he had to have a short sleep ; we would exhort him not
to , because after lunch was the time when Father Christmas arrived and my
father might miss him . My father would promise that he would only have a nap ,
Author: Alexandra Towle
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Category: Father and child
FATHER CHRISTMAS . I carry a little bottle of alicampane , Lorus and ladies ,
you see what he's done , Here , Jack , take a little of my flip - flap , He has cut the
Turk down like the evening sun : Pour it down thy tip - tap . Is there any doctor that
Author: William Henry Kearley Wright
Category: Cornwall (England : County)