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The Nights Before Christmas

This gorgeous, large volume of collected Christmas classics, illustrated by Tony Ross, contains 24 stories, poems and extracts from wellknown books. As anyone can work out from that – apart from me, initially – you have one thing to read for every┬ánight through December. 173 more words


The Emperor's New Suit

The Emperor’s New Suit

This story just goes to show you that the latest trends in fashion are not always wise choices.

Once upon a time there was an emperor who loved nothing more than to get new clothes. 824 more words


The King and the Mockingbird

Animation is a realm in which pretty much anything is possible. Worlds and characters are created and art and story combine to form true visual magic. 512 more words

Top 10 Christmas Specials #9 The Little Match-Girl

This is admittedly something of a cheat, since it was not an actual Christmas special and was, I think, a segment from a defunct Fantasia sequel, but it is nevertheless a beautiful, powerful reminder of the darker side of Christmas. 344 more words


Christmas Stories 3: The Tin Soldier

The Tin Soldier is the third and newest addition in a game series called Christmas Stories and was December 2014 by Elephant Games. It’s a casual hidden object game based on the original story… 462 more words


God Can Never Die

God Can Never Die

The fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen definitely come across as being much more religious than the Grimm’s Fairy Tales; this story is just one example. 386 more words


The Talisman

The Talisman

So who has the perfect marriage? Nobody, that’s who.

Once upon a time there was a prince and a princess who had just been married and they just loved the heck out of each other. 759 more words