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Old Father Christmas and Other Holiday Tales - cover

Old Father Christmas and Other Holiday Tales

Juliana Horatia Ewing

Publisher: Musaicum Books

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Summary

Lob Lie-by-the-Fire, The Brownies and Other Talesis a collection of a dozen children's holiday stories.
Contents:
Lob Lie-by-the-fire, or, The luck of Lingborough (4064066386740)
Timothy's Shoes
Old Father Christmas
Benjy in Beastland
The Peace-Egg
The Brownies
The Land of Lost Toys
Three Christmas-Trees
An Idyl ofthe Wood
Christmas Crackers
Amelia and the Dwarfs
Spoons

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