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A Treasury of Wintertime Tales. 13 Tales from Snow Days to Holidays

A Treasury of Wintertime Tales celebrates the rich storytelling traditions of wintertime with 13 seasonal tales dating from 1823 to 1972, each paired with an inspiring illustration. The perfect addition to evenings of hot cocoa and blankets, this is a heartwarming collection of winter adventure, community, and culture, drawn from across Europe, Russia, and North and Central America.
Hardcover, quarter-bound with cloth spine9.1 x 11.3 in.3.56 lb324 pages
“This gorgeously illustrated collection of 13 classics… is guaranteed to charm anyone young – or young at heart.”
Reader’s Digest
A Treasury of Wintertime Tales. 13 Tales from Snow Days to Holidays

A Treasury of Wintertime Tales. 13 Tales from Snow Days to Holidays


Seasonal Stories

Winter tales from around the world

Despite its chilly weather and barren landscapes, wintertime has inspired some of the most magical and heartwarming stories in history. This season of celebration, frost and snow, religion, tradition, and adventure has produced such holiday classics as Clement Moore’s ’Twas the Night Before Christmas, and such colorful tales as the account of a pre-Christmas Posada parade in Mexico City.

A Treasury of Wintertime Tales pays homage to this rich variety of winter storytelling with 13 tales dating from 1823 to 1972. Featuring authors and illustrators of American, German, Hungarian, Italian, Mexican, Norwegian, Russian, and Swedish descent, it includes stories about playful snowflakes that have come to life, losing one’s mittens, encounters with the Sami people in Northern Scandinavia, celebrating the Chinese New Year, and more.

Each tale has been chosen for its inspiring artwork and soulful plot, resulting in a carefully curated collection of adventure, community, and culture.
The editor

Noel Daniel is a graduate of Princeton University and a former Fulbright Scholar to Berlin. Her TASCHEN publications include TATTOO 1730s-1950s, Kay Nielsen’s A Thousand and One Nights and East of the Sun and West of the Moon, The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm, The Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen, Wintertime Tales, Magic, and The Circus.

A Treasury of Wintertime Tales. 13 Tales from Snow Days to Holidays
Hardcover, quarter-bound with cloth spine23 x 28.7 cm1.61 kg324 pages
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7 Ratings

Put together well and great pictures!

Joseph,November 4, 2021
The stories for this volume were selected with care, where one flows nicely to the next. The pictures are also great quality and go well with the stories. I’ve used this as a story time book for my nephew with great success.

Perfect winter read

Martin,November 1, 2021
Beautifully drawn book, ideal for sitting around with the kids of all ages, reading and looking at the drawings for each page, great way to share your time.

Simply beautiful

Daniel,October 27, 2021
Impeccable. A book to cherish.

Tales for everyone!

Federico,October 27, 2021
My daughter loves this book!

Wonderful stories

Dominik,October 27, 2021
This book has beautiful illustrations and stories.