Carol Bird’s Christmas by Kate Douglas Wiggin TX950

Carol Bird's Christmas by Cornelia Meigs T38

Carol Bird's Christmas by Cornelia Meigs T38

Carol Bird’s Christmas (original title: The Bird’s Christmas Carol) by Kate Douglas Wiggin, 1st Scholastic paperback printing, TX950, 1972, 63 pages. Illustrated by John Fernie.

DESCRIPTION: “This book was read and loved by our grandmothers, and even our great-grandmothers. Since then, many things have changed in the world. But as you read Carol Bird’s Christmas story, you will see that Christmas hasn’t really changed. Then as now, it was a warm and happy day of joy and giving.” (from the back cover)


About vintagescholastics

I love these old Scholastics! I am a bookseller, writer, and dog-lover; live at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains of New York with my computer-programmer husband. We love motor-cycle riding, renovating our old camp on Lake Desolation, gardening, and researching our genealogy. The purpose of this blog is to highlight those beloved old books from the Scholastic Book fairs from 1950 - 1979. This will serve as a catalogue of the books, with their identifying numbers, a plot summary, and a photo of the cover; with a searchable index. I want to give all of the writers and illustrator's bios so they get credit (many were writers in the summer while on vacation from their regular schoolteaching jobs.; some are lesser known efforts by very famous people; and some are reprinted classics.) Hopefully, their fans will be able to identify favorite titles with snipets of remembered information. We will always be adding new ones, and welcome your submissions
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