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Celebrate Christmas (Paperback)
Celebrate Christmas is a bumper bundle of Yuletide cooking and craft projects that will become a trusted favourite each year as the festive season looms. With a 'countdown to Christmas' planning schedule and plenty of advice on preparation, the book is packed full of traditional recipes, contemporary interpretations and plenty of great craft, decorating and gift wrapping ideas.
The perfect gift for Christmas, this book includes all your favourite carols brought vividly to life with the ever-popular Aled Jones's personal reminiscences of singing them and thoughts on why each is so special. Accompanied by the history of the words and music, and for nine of the carols the sheet music for piano. It includes: Away in a Manger, Come All Ye Faithful, In the Bleak Midwinter, Angel Gabriel, O Come Emmanuel, Hark the Herald Angels, Silent Night, O Little Town Of Bethlehem, Little Drummer Boy, Joy to the World, Deck the Halls, Ding Dong Merrily, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Once In Royal David's City, The First Noel, While Shepherds Watched, Coventry Carol, Calypso Carol, Still, Still, Still, Do You Hear What I Hear?, Good King Wenceslas, Mary's Boy Child, Holy Night, The Twelve Days Of Christmas, The Little Road To Bethlehem, Mary Had a Baby and Little Donkey.
Keep Calm At Christmas (Hardback)
Everyone knows `tis the season to be jolly, when you can roast chestnuts on an open fire and treetops glisten and sleigh bells ring alongside the sound of small children's laughter. However, if you don't think Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year then reach for Keep Calm at Christmas and let its soothing advice reassure you that Christmas comes but once a year. Keep Calm at Christmas follows Keep Calm for Ladies and Keep Calm for Chaps and offers many merry pearls of wisdom to help you get through the festive season, from tips on visiting relatives to making sure you don't make a fool of yourself at the office party. An insightful pocket gift for those who don't get on with Christmas.
Now as well as singing the song, you can knit the characters. The Twelve Knits of Christmas brings together 12 charming knitting patterns for making all of the objects, birds, and people mentioned in the song and a beautifully illustrated book containing the words for each verse. Children will love to play with your knitted creations as you sing along together. And the projects can double up as Christmas decorations around your home, centering on the colourful and easy-to-assemble cardboard pear tree tucked into the back of the book.
This set contains a couple of charming stories featuring two stars from the Battersea Dogs & Cats Home. There's double the fun this Christmas when two of Battersea's cutest residents arrive to live on Bell Lane. Best friends Jo and Helen live next door to each other, and Santa has delivered the perfect surprise - a gorgeous tabby kitten for Jo and a cuddly golden Labrador puppy for Helen! Will Holly and Buddy prove to be best friends too? This is the perfect story for any animal lover at Christmas.
Fans of this bestselling series from Sue Bentley will love the Magic Kitten & Puppy two-in-one book. If you're looking for heart-warming tales for an animal fan to cuddle up with, A Christmas Surprise and Snowy Wishes are just purrfect! Molly's Christmas wish looks like it could come true when fluffy white kitten Flame comes to visit and Robyn is seasick on a holiday cruise until Storm, a gorgeous Labrador puppy, magically comes to her rescue...