Dylan Thomas's classic account of his childhood Christmases, newly illustrated in full colour by Peter Bailey in a special brand-new gift edition to celebrate the centenary of Thomas's birth.
Dylan Thomas was born in 1914 in Swansea. During his lifetime he wrote many great poems, including 'Fern Hill', 'The Hunchback in the Park' and 'Do not go gentle into that good night'. He is also famous for writing UNDER MILK WOOD. Thomas died in 1953 in New York, one of Britain's best-loved writers.Peter Bailey's illustrations are familiar from classics such as CIDER WITH ROSIE. His lovely line-drawing style lends itself to children's classics and he has worked with many of today's best-known children's authors, including Philip Pullman, Allan Ahlberg and Michael Morpurgo. Visit his illustration blog at peterbaileyillustrations.blogspot.co.uk.
Dylan Thomas's classic recollections of his own childhood, A
Child's Christmas in Wales, has been republished with beautiful
illustrations to mark the centenary of his birth. Perfect for
reading aloud -- Sunday Express * Sunday Express *
It is one of those books that a child will cling on to as they grow up and cherish for a lifetime to one day pass on to their own children. * THE BOOKBAG *
A beautiful new presentation of Dylan Thomas' heartfelt reminiscences of Christmas accompanied by charming and perfectly matched illustrations.... This is a highly evocative little book that revels in the joys of Christmas and reading it creates a real feeling of warmth and comfort inside and brilliantly wakes up the inner child, a real pleasure to read. The cloth bound hardback presentation of this book is great and this particular edition is sure to become a treasured possession in many households. It is one of those books that a child will cling on to as they grow up and cherish for a lifetime to one day pass on to their own children. * THE BOOKBAG *