Published December 1989
by Ballantine Books .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Format||Mass Market Paperback|
And then he read "The Birds' Christmas Carol". It is pure Edwardian sentimentality and, as literature, can't compare to Dickens. But something about it helped to comfort my bewildered 7-year-old heart. I have never forgotten 'Grandpa' and those books. Dickens is easy to come by, but I never came across this book until now/5(28). The Birds' Christmas Carol is a novel by Kate Douglas Wiggin printed privately in and published in with illustrations by Katharine R. published the book to help fund the Silver Street Free Kindergarten, which she founded in The story is about Carol Bird, a Christmas-born child, a young girl who is unusually loving and generous, having a positive effect on. Book: The Birds’ Christmas Carol Author: Kate Douglas Wiggin, – First published: The original book is in the public domain in the United States and in most, if not all, other countries as well. Readers outside the United States should check their own countries’ copyright laws to be certain they can legally download this ebook. The Birds Christmas Carol, the story of Patsy, Timothy's Quest, and Other Stories (Autograph Edition) Wiggin, Kate Douglas Published by Houghton Mifflin, Boston ().
Carol Bird's Christmas by Wiggin, Kate Douglas and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Birds' Christmas Carol by Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin A LITTLE SNOW BIRD t was very early Christmas morning, and in the stillness of the dawn, with the soft snow falling on the house-tops, a little child was born in the Bird household. They had intended to name the baby /5(24). Read III - The Birds' Nest of The Birds' Christmas Carol by Kate Douglas Wiggin. The text begins: Carol herself knew nothing of motherly tears and fatherly anxieties; she lived on peacefully in the room where she was born. But you never would have known that room; for Mr. Bird had a great deal of money, and though he felt sometimes as if he wanted to throw it all in the sea, since it could not. "Why, my baby," whispered Mrs. Bird in soft surprise, "I had forgotten what day it was. You are a little Christmas child, and we will name you 'Carol'—mother's little Christmas Carol!" "What!" said Mr. Bird, coming in softly and closing the door behind him. "Why, Donald, don't you think 'Carol' is a sweet name for a Christmas baby?
Kate wrote and privately published her first book, The Birds' Christmas Carol, in order to raise money for her school in San Francisco. The book helped Kate begin her career in publishing, translation, and travel. As part of her teaching career she wrote The Story of Patsy, published in /5(13). Contributed by LoiS-sez Note: This is actually the first chapter in the book by the title of The Birds’ Christmas Carol by Kate Douglas Wiggin in , but it’s both an explanation of the book’s title and a wonderful Christmas story especially for anyone born at Christmas time. It was very early Christmas morning, and in the stillness of the dawn, with the soft snow falling on the. "WHEN THE PIE WAS OPENED, THE BIRDS BEGAN TO SING" VII. THE BIRDLING FLIES AWAY. The Birds' Christmas Carol. I. A LITTLE SNOW BIRD. It was very early Christmas morning, and in the stillness of the dawn, with the soft snow falling on the housetops, a little child was born in . Read A Christmas Carol by author Charles Dickens, FREE, online. (Table of Contents.) This book and many more are available.