An Island Christmas Reader (Updated edition)

David Weale

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ISBN: 9781894838610

An Island Christmas Reader (Updated edition)

  Author:   David Weale  
  Artist :   Dale McNevin    
  Publisher:  Acorn Press

An Island Christmas Reader is a book about Christmas past and present on Prince Edward Island. In 22 stories and essays, David Weale combines reminiscences of Islanders with his own musings to rekindle the memory of Christmas, where imagination and magic work hand in hand to create the “unsullied wonder of childhood vision.”

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ISBN associated with this title:9781894838610
Item AC0071
PublisherAcorn Press
PublisherAcorn Press
Published onNovember 1 2011
Language eng
Pages 115
Format Paperback
Dimensions8.5(in) x 5.75(in)
Shipping weight195(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
David Weale has been collecting the stories and sayings of Prince Edward Islanders most of his adult life, and reflecting them back in his writing and storytelling. And, despite all the superfluous layering of commercial wrapping, he still can find the gift of Christmas.

Dale McNevin's illustrations are found in many Acorn Press titles including A Long Way from the Road, An Island Christmas Reader, And My Name Is . . . Stories From the Quilt, Everything That Shines, Tales from Willowshade Farm, The True Meaning of Crumbfest, and Crosby and Me. She has written and illustrated Treasures to Find, which was sponsored by the P.E.I. Literacy Alliance. Her recent book Prince Edward Island ABC is sure to be an Island classic.