Reading for the Holidays
IF you're looking for a book to curl up with by the fireplace and the Christmas tree, Tasha Tudor's stories may be just the thing. She's written or illustrated more than 40 books, several of which are listed below. Most should be available at your local library:
Snow Before Christmas, written and illustrated by Tudor. New York: Oxford University Press, 1941.
The Doll's Christmas, written and illustrated by Tudor. New York: Henry Z. Walck, 1950.
Becky's Christmas, written and illustrated by Tudor. New York: Viking, 1961.
Take Joy! The Tasha Tudor Christmas Book, selected, edited, and illustrated by Tudor. New York: World, 1966.
The Night Before Christmas, by Clement C. Moore, illustrated by Tudor. Chicago: Rand McNally, 1975.
The Christmas Cat, by Efner Tudor Holmes. Illustrated by Tudor. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1976.
Tasha Tudor's Advent Calendar, written and illustrated by Tudor. New York: Philomel, 1988.
* These books and other Tudor creations can be obtained from the Jenny Wren Press, P.O. Box 505, Mooresville, IN, 46158. `Kidspace' is a place on the Home Forum pages where kids can find stories that will spark imaginations, entertain with a tall tale, explain how things work, or describe a real-life event. These articles appear twice a month, always on a Tuesday.