A Child's Christmas in Wales

A Child's Christmas in Wales

Book - 2013/09
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Dylan Thomas recalls the celebration of Christmas with his family in Wales and the feelings it evoked.
Publisher: Candlewick Press 2013/09
ISBN: 9780763666958

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LPL_KateG Nov 19, 2014

This is the best Christmas-y story I've encountered as an adult. Dylan Thomas's writing is beautiful and captivating for all ages. I'd highly recommend reading and then also finding an audio recording online of Thomas reciting the tale. It's hard to pick a favorite part, but here is one as a teaser:

"...snow grew overnight on the roofs of the houses like a pure and grandfather moss, minutely ivied the walls and settled on the postman, opening the gate, like a dumb, numb thunderstorm of white, torn Christmas cards."

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