A Christmas Fairy Tale

Duration: 1st December – 31st December 2019
Number of books: 6
Hosted by: My Vampire Book Obsession


December 1st – 31st

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All genres welcome
Rereads welcome
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Saint Nicholas and the Children
Saint Nicholas is another name used for Santa Claus, and in this Canadian fairy tale, two orphaned twins encounter a wicked butcher when on an errand for their grandmother. The butcher wants to feed them to a giant, but help may be on the way from Saint Nicholas.Read the Story
❄ Read a book with a Christmas theme – Wolfsbane and Mistletoe edited by Charlaine Harris & Toni L.P. Kelner
❄ Read a book with children or fairy tale creatures in the story – Cold Feet by Brenda Novak

The Night Before Christmas
One of the most famous Christmas folk tales of all time, The Night Before Christmas was authored in 1823 by Clement Clarke Moore. The tale is also known as A Visit from Saint Nicholas, and was first published anonymously. Read the Story
❄ Read a book by an author with three names or one of the initials CM – The Isle of the Lost by Melissa De La Cruz
❄ Read a book with a man on the cover – The Hunt by Susan Sizemore

The Little Girl and the Winter Whirlwinds
This Bulgarian fairy tale has an unknown author but is a magical tale of the Wicked Winter Witch’s quest to make it winter all year long. The little girl is full of spirit and decides to ask Father Christmas for help bringing back the seasons. She’s challenged by the whirlwinds and the blizzards, but keeps on her journey. Read the Story
❄ Read a book set during winter or in a cold place – Pet Sematary by Stephen King (Maine)
❄ Read a book with a female villain – Holes by Louis Sachar

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