A Child's Christmas in Wales
Other Editions of This Title:
Audio Cassette (11/1/1992)
In print for fifty years, this gem of lyric prose has enchanted both young and old from its very first edition.
Dylan Thomas, one of the greatest poets and storytellers of the twentieth century, captures a child's-eye view, and an adult's fond memories, of a magical time of presents, aunts and uncles, the frozen sea, and in the best of circumstances, newly fallen snow.
Praise For A Child's Christmas in Wales…
Modestly priced, this little book is destined to appear in many mailboxes in place of the usual Christmas card.
— The Advocate
Should become as much a tradition of Christmas as the wreath on the door and the tree in the window.
— The Argus
The piece continues to work beautifully, blending the mock heroics of childhood with enduring images of the annual rituals of the season.... The language is enchanting and the poetry shines with an unearthly radiance.
— The New York Times
Try it for a break from violent robots.
— The Providence Journal-Bulletin
New Directions, 9780811217316, 48pp.
Publication Date: January 11, 2009