Christmas, (Biblical, Carols, Secular) and Hannukah,
Afify's grandmother tells her the story of how the trees kneel at midnight on Christmas Eve in Syria, She decides to take her little brother to Prospect Park near their Brooklyn apartment and see the trees kneel in America. The branches sparkle with the heavy ice and snow. A sweet story, with beautiful memories of Syria mixed with the family's happiness in a new land.
In a very modern Night before Christmas, the cows alight and bring gifts, including baseball uniforms, so all can play in the moonlight. PLEASE NOTE: This book has been sold.
Little Charlie takes matters into his own hands to prove that Santa Claus is real. Bright full-colour paintings of many Santas on facing pages. Translated. from German.
A Carol: Large figures in blue, red, and yellow-green lithos fill the small pages of this book and, with the beautiful type face, tell the story of Babushka, who declined to accompany the three kings and now searches endlessly for the Christ Child. Please note: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD
A poor cobbler from the Tyrol leaves his sons on Christmas Eve, and they are visited by the legendary King Laurin, in the shape of a greedy old man. Simple earth-coloured pictures of the family's Christmas gift. A modern presentation of this tale by the author of This Way to Christmas, among many other books. Note This book has been sold.
Very short tales with large intricate pictures to illustrate them: The Cherry Tree, The Talking Animals, The Robin, The Glastonberry Thorn, La Befana, and others. Possibly some of these appeared earlier in Life magazine. Note: This book has been sold.
Richly coloured stunning pictures of the Nativity, with a dark haired, dark-eyed Holy Family.Note: This Book Has Been Sold.
Nice blocky, generous sized pictures, with cute Tenggren children and a more conventional Santa. Stuffed toys under the tree include a Tawny Scrawny lion and a Poky Little Puppy! Please note: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD
Fuzzy Wuzzy books appealed to little children, who enjoy the texture of books. The spirit of post-war Christmas's! Nice and fuzzy in a jacket worn on the back. PLEASE NOTE: This book has been sold.
It is a pleasure to see these images, although the colour seems dulled compared to early 20th c illustrations.