A sturdy board book with a CD with sixteen Christmassy tunes. Delightfully illustrated with Christmas scenes created from felt, lace, knitting, ribbons, buttons and sparkly foil. Tunes, including "Silent night", "The holly and the ivy" and "Away in a manger", are wonderfully complimented by the festive scenes on each page. Robust tabs on the pages enable children to quickly locate their favourite scenes. Music arranged and produced by Anthony Marks.
Fiona Watt is an Editorial Director and writer at Usborne Publishing. She graduated from Exeter University with a Bachelor of Education in Art and Design. She taught for three years at a primary school in Kent, before spending two years at a British school in The Netherlands. She started working at Usborne in 1989 and has written and edited hundreds of books including baby and novelty, sticker, art and craft, cookery, science and activity books. She has written all the titles in the award-winning 'That's not my….' series and many in the highly successful Sticker Dolly Dressing series. She is the sixth biggest-selling UK children's author, with over 10 million of her books sold in the UK since records began.
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“This sturdy board book has a Christmas scene depicted on each double page spread - a snowman and a robin; a decorated Christmas tree; angels singing; Santa's arrival; stockings crammed with presents - all delightfully illustrated with detailed collage pictures made from felt, knitting, ribbons, buttons, lace and twinkly foil. A baby will find it easy to turn the pages using the robust die-cut tabs on each page. The accompanying CD has the music for 16 carols.”
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