Old Fashioned Christmas TalesOld Fashioned Christmas Stories
Because Taking Time To Read With A Child...
Is The One Gift, That Lasts A Lifetime!


Edited by Asa Don Dickinson and Ada M. Skinner
(Note.--The stories marked with a star (*) will be most enjoyed by
younger children; those marked with a two stars (**) are better suited
to older children.)


Christmas at Fezziwig's Warehouse.
By Charles Dickens

*The Fir-Tree.
By Hans Christian Andersen

The Christmas Masquerade.
By Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

*The Shepherds and the Angels.
Adapted from the Bills

**The Telltale Tile.
By Olive Thorne Miller

*Little Girl's Christmas.
By Winnifred E. Lincoln

**A Christmas Matinee.
By M.A.L. Lane

*Toinette and the Elves.
By Susan Coolidge

The Voyage of the Wee Red Cap.
By Ruth Sawyer Durand

*A Story of the Christ-Child
(a German Legend for Christmas Eve).
As told by Elizabeth Harrison

*Jimmy Scarecrow's Christmas.
By Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

Why the Chimes Rang.
By Raymond McAlden

The Birds'Christmas
(founded on fact).
By F.E. Mann

**The Little Sister's Vacation.
By Winifred M. Kirkland

*Little Wolff's Wooden Shoes.
By Francois Coppee,
adapted and translated by
Alma J. Foster

**Christmas in the Alley.
By Olive Thorne Miller

*A Christmas Star.
By Katherine Pyle

**The Queerest Christmas.
By Grace Margaret Gallaher

Old Father Christmas.
By J.H. Ewing

A Christmas Carol
By Charles Dickens

How Christmas Came to the Santa Maria Flats.
By Elia W. Peattie

The Legend of Babouscka.
From the Russian Folk Tale

*Christmas in the Barn.
By F. Arnstein

The Philanthropist's Christmas.
By James Weber Linn

*The First Christmas-Tree.
By Lucy Wheelock

The First New England Christmas.
By G.L. Stone and M.G. Fickett

The Cratchits' Christmas Dinner.
By Charles Dickens

Christmas in Seventeen Seventy-Six.
By Anne Hollingsworth Wharton

*Christmas Under the Snow.
By Olive Thorne Miller

Mr. Bluff's Experience of Holidays.
By Oliver Bell Bunce

**Master Sandy's Snapdragon.
By Elbridge S. Brooks

A Christmas Fairy.
By John Strange Winter

The Greatest of These.
By Joseph Mills Hanson

*Little Gretchen and the Wooden Shoe.
By Elizabeth Harrison

**Big Rattle.
By Theodore Goodridge Roberts

Teresa Thomas Bohannon
Author of the
FairyTales for Grown-Ups
Shadows In A Timeless Myth
A Very Merry Chase.

Myths      Legends     Beowulf
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