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A Treasury of Wintertime Tales - Noel Daniel - 9783836544009 - TaschenSKU: 9783836544009 Supplier: Taschen
Author: Noel Daniel
Format: Book | 324 pages
Dimensions: 230 x 287 x 34.29mm | 1,615g
Publication date: 26 Nov 2014
A Treasury of Wintertime Tales celebrates the rich storytelling traditions of wintertime with 13 seasonal tales dating from 1823 to 1972, each paired with an inspiring illustration. The perfect addition to evenings of hot cocoa and blankets, this is a heartwarming collection of winter adventure, community, and culture, drawn from across Europe,...
Despite its chilly weather and barren landscapes, wintertime has inspired some of the most magical and heartwarming stories in history. This season of celebration, frost and snow, religion, tradition, and adventure has produced such holiday classics as Clement Moore’s ’Twas the Night Before Christmas, and such colorful tales as the account of a pre-Christmas Posada parade in Mexico City.A Treasury of Wintertime Tales pays homage to this rich variety of winter storytelling with 13 tales dating from 1823 to 1972. Featuring authors and illustrators of American, German, Hungarian, Italian, Mexican, Norwegian, Russian, and Swedish descent, it includes stories about playful snowflakes that have come to life, losing one’s mittens, encounters with the Sami people in Northern Scandinavia, celebrating the Chinese New Year, and more.
Each tale has been chosen for its inspiring artwork and soulful plot, resulting in a carefully curated collection of adventure, community, and culture.