The Christmas Book – Dick Bruna


On the 6th day of Christmas…


Title: Christmas Book, The
Author: Bruna, Dick
Category: Kids
ISBN: 9781921288814
Dimensions: 160 x 291 mm
Price: $19.95
Imprint: Picture Books
Format: Hardback
Publication Date: 01 Dec 2014

About forty years ago the first books I bought my firstborn child were Dick Bruna’s – Miffy, Poppy Pig and I Can Count. So how excited was I to win a copy of The Christmas Book from my friend The Book Chook !

Last night after taking Small to see some Christmas Lights and particularly the magnificent display and ‘festival’ at the Sandgate Uniting Church , it seemed most fitting that our bedtime story should be the story of Christmas as told by Bruna.

With a simplified but engaging text and Bruna’s signature illustrative style, this is such a charming book – and timeless. First published in 1964, there is no doubt it is just as appealing to today’s audience as those of fifty years ago.

Share the joy and reason for the season with a little one you know with this beautiful book and

if you have not yet done so explore the Miffy site via the hyperlink and Dick Bruna House here.


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