Letters From Father Christmas

Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547964021
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Every December an envelope bearing a stamp from the North Pole would arrive for J.R.R. Tolkien’s children. Inside would be a letter in a strange, spidery handwriting and a beautiful colored drawing or painting. The letters were from Father Christmas. They told wonderful tales of life at the North Pole: how the reindeer got loose and scattered presents all over the place; how the accident-prone North Polar Bear climbed the North Pole and fell through the roof of Father Christmas’s house into the dining room; how he broke the Moon into four pieces and made the Man in it fall into the back garden; how there were wars with the troublesome horde of goblins who lived in the caves beneath the house, and many more. No reader, young or old, can fail to be charmed by Tolkien’s inventiveness in this classic holiday treat.

The Father Christmas Letters

Author: John Ronald Reuel Tolkien
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A collection of annual letters from Father Christmas telling wonderful tales of life at the North Pole. The letters were written each year by the author to his children.

Yes Virginia There Is A Santa

Author: Francis Pharcellus Church
Publisher: Delacorte Press
ISBN: 9780307574237
Size: 67.97 MB
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A beautifully illustrated gift edition based on the legendary letter and essay that appeared in 1897 in The New York Sun. That letter and its editorial response have become a Christmastime legend. Little did F.P. Church know back in 1897 that his response would come to stand for the affirmation of all the joy and magic of the holiday season.

Santa Claus

Author: Rod Green
Publisher: Crows Nest
ISBN: 9781742371078
Size: 51.53 MB
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Everyone knows what Santa Claus does - but how exactly does he manage it? Explore the incredible details of Santa's world in this book, but once you've found out, shhh!...keep it to yourself! He can tell if you're sound asleep or not. He keeps a list of who's been naughty. And he manages to deliver presents to every child in one night. Discover some of Santa's best kept secrets, from his hidden house at the North Pole to his amazing sleigh and the power of magic that really can help reindeer learn how to fly. Meet the most important person in Santa's life - Mrs Claus - and the army of elves who work so hard to make Christmas such a special time of year.

The Letters Of J R R Tolkien

Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544363795
Size: 38.55 MB
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This collection will entertain all who appreciate the art of masterful letter writing. The Letters of J.R.R Tolkien sheds much light on Tolkien's creative genius and grand design for the creation of a whole new world: Middle-earth. Featuring a radically expanded index, this volume provides a valuable research tool for all fans wishing to trace the evolution of THE HOBBIT and THE LORD OF THE RINGS.

A Letter To Father Christmas

Author: Sue Porter
Publisher: Orchard Books
ISBN: 9781841210087
Size: 43.42 MB
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Charlotte loves writing, and can copy beautifully. However she is too young to read, and that is how she comes to send her mother's shopping list to Father Christmas instead of her own letter.

Mr Bliss

Author: J. R. R. Tolkien
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007255330
Size: 16.49 MB
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Professor J.R.R. Tolkien invented and illustrated the book of Mr Bliss's adventures for his own children when they were very young. The story is reproduced here exactly as he created it - handwritten with lots of detailed and uproarious colour pictures. This is a complete and highly imaginative tale of eccentricity. Mr Bliss, a man notable for his immensely tall hats and for the girabbit in his garden, takes the whimsical decision to buy a motor car. But his first drive to visit friends quickly becomes a catalogue of disasters. Some of these could be blamed on Mr Bliss's style of driving, but even he could not anticipate being hijacked by three bears. As for what happened next - the readers, whether young or old, will want to discover for themselves. Thankfully all ended well, and even the yellow motor car with red wheels (to which Mr Bliss has taken an understandable and great dislike), came in useful at the end...

The Elf On The Shelf

Author: Carol V. Aebersold
ISBN: 9780976990703
Size: 71.93 MB
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The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition is an activity the entire family will enjoy. Based on the tradition Carol Aebersold began with her family in the 1970s, this cleverly rhymed children's book explains that Santa knows who is naughty and/or nice because he sends a scout elf to every home. During the holiday season, the elf watches children by day and reports to Santa each night. When children awake, the elf has returned from the North Pole and can be found hiding in a different location. This activity allows The Elf on the Shelf to become a delightful hide-and-seek game.

The Christmas Poopy

Author: Joshua Rapp Iverson
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781490480954
Size: 25.68 MB
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On the eve before Christmas, Santa Claus receives an intriguing letter from a father whose only yuletide wish is for a Christmas poopy. With the help of the very sensible Mrs. Claus, some dutiful elves, and a child who finally decides to be a big kid, papa's Christmas wish finally comes true. Written to allow both girls and boys to put themselves in the protagonist's shoes, this humorous and lovingly crafted book will help both young and old discover the “true spirit of the Christmas poopy.”

J R R Tolkien Encyclopedia

Author: Michael D. C. Drout
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 0415969425
Size: 75.54 MB
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A detailed work of reference and scholarship, this one volume Encyclopedia includes discussions of all the fundamental issues in Tolkien scholarship written by the leading scholars in the field. Coverage not only presents the most recent scholarship on J.R.R. Tolkien, but also introduces and explores the author and scholar's life and work within their historical and cultural contexts. Tolkien's fiction and his sources of influence are examined along with his artistic and academic achievements - including his translations of medieval texts - teaching posts, linguistic works, and the languages he created. The 550 alphabetically arranged entries fall within the following categories of topics: adaptations art and illustrations characters in Tolkien's work critical history and scholarship influence of Tolkien languages biography literary sources literature creatures and peoples of Middle-earth objects in Tolkien's work places in Tolkien's work reception of Tolkien medieval scholars scholarship by Tolkien medieval literature stylistic elements themes in Tolkien's works theological/ philosophical concepts and philosophers Tolkien's contemporary history and culture works of literature