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Wenceslas / Geraldine McCaughrean ; illustrated by Christian Birmingham.

By: McCaughrean, Geraldine.
Contributor(s): Birmingham, Christian.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Doubleday, 2005Description: 1 volumes (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 x 27 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0385605358 (hbk.) :.Subject(s): Wenceslas, Duke of Bohemia, approximately 907-929 -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile fiction | Wenceslas, Duke of Bohemia, approximately 907-929 -- Juvenile fiction | Wenceslas, Duke of Bohemia, approximately 907-929 -- Juvenile literature | Christmas -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile fiction | Kindness -- Pictorial works -- Juvenile fiction | Christmas -- Juvenile fiction | Kindness -- Juvenile fiction | Christmas -- Juvenile literature | Christmas stories -- Juvenile fictionGenre/Form: Christmas stories. | Children's stories -- Pictorial works. | Children's nonfiction. | Picture books | Children's fiction.DDC classification: [Fic.] Summary: A retelling of the story of King Wenceslas and his page, who set out on a bitter winter's day to deliver the spirit of Christmas. Suggested level: junior.
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Good King Wenceslas looked out On the Feast of Stephen, When the snow lay round about, Deep and crisp and even . . .   Beautifully illustrated by Christian Birmingham, this lavishly produced book tells of the age-old carol of Good King Wenceslas and his page, who set out on a bitter winter night to deliver the spirit of Christmas. The majestic images in rich, soft oil pastels are a perfect compliment to this much-loved story.

A retelling of the story of King Wenceslas and his page, who set out on a bitter winter's day to deliver the spirit of Christmas. Suggested level: junior.

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