Christmas with Anne and Other Holiday Stories

By L.M. Montgomery; Rea Wilmshurst (Editor)
(McClelland & Stewart, Paperback, 9780771062049, 224pp.)

Publication Date: August 10, 2002

Other Editions of This Title: Compact Disc, MP3 CD

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Description

Share Anne’s delight at receiving the dress of her dreams, the joy of a young woman reunited with her long lost brother on Christmas Eve, and the surprise of a trio of sisters who inadvertently end a family feud by arriving at the wrong uncle’s house for Christmas dinner.

Featuring some well-loved characters from the Anne of Green Gables books, as well as plenty of new characters, this collection of short stories by L. M. Montgomery celebrates the joys and tribulations of Christmas and the hope of the new year.

The perfect escape during the hectic holiday season and all year round.


From the Paperback edition.




About the Author

Lucy Maud Montgomery was born in Clifton, Prince Edward Island, in 1874. Educated at Prince Edward College, Charlottetown, and Dalhousie University, she embarked on a career in teaching. From 1898 until 1911 she took care of her maternal grandmother in Cavendish, Prince Edward Island, and during this time wrote many poems and stories for Canadian and American magazines.

Montgomery’s first novel, Anne of Green Gables, met with immediate critical and popular acclaim, and its success, both national and international, led to seven sequels. More autobiographical than the books about Anne is the trilogy of novels about another Island orphan, Emily Starr.

In 1911 Montgomery married the Rev. Ewan Macdonald, a Presbyterian clergyman, and they lived in Ontario, where he was the pastor of parishes in Leaskdale and, later, in Norval. They retired to Toronto in 1936.

Lucy Maud Montgomery died in Toronto in 1942.




Praise For Christmas with Anne and Other Holiday Stories

"[The stories] are filled with the formal language and exuberant descriptive passages so characteristic of the author’s day. . . . A nice introduction to Montgomery and a welcome treat for fans." — School Library Journal


From the Paperback edition.

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