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There's little punctuation, so, I suggest practicing before reading aloud, but do read it aloud.
This wonderful Dylan Thomas story of Christmases past in Mumbles, Wales, illustrated by Trina Schart Hymen, is charming and accurately depicts the time and place.
“A Child’s Christmas in Wales” is a great stocking stuffer for anyone who loves Christmas stories or books in general.
This story is a wonderful read aloud -- any time of year! The illustrations take you to ta time and place where stalking the neighbors' cat to pelt it with snowballs was just good... Read morePublished 4 months ago by M. Heiss
I had wanted the "original" version in the dusty blue-covered square book w/block prints instead of drawings inside. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Martha E. Hale
A Child's Christmas in Wales is an absolutely beautiful and moving poem by Dylan Thomas. It's one of my favorites. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Emily
I was introduced to this poem via a friends gift of the 1986 movie staring Denholm Elliott. I loved the little movie and it has become a Christmas tradition that I look forward to... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Shopper
I honestly can’t remember how old I was when I first encountered this story. From as far back as I can remember, it was a tradition in my family to watch the 90’s film version of... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Rachel Gatti
They're in the Prothero's garden, fierce, lynx-eyed hunters, waiting to snowball the cats. The wise cats never come. But from the house, arise cries of "Fire," and there's Mr. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Lois-ellin Datta
This reveiw is based on the product, not the poem. I love this poem, I actually found it by accident - I purchased a Christmas Movie Compilation on DVD a few years ago and the... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Rick
This is a small printing of the timeless DylanThomas short story. The illustrations rended by line drawings give a feeling of history to the telling. Read morePublished 12 months ago by John Phillips
Great book. I've always loved the story, and the new illustrations are very bold and interesting. It will be part of every Christmas for me.Published 16 months ago by Marjorie Hart