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Letters from Father Christmas

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Santa Claus -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Toy and movable books -- Specimens,
  • Santa Claus -- Fiction,
  • Christmas -- Fiction,
  • Letters -- Fiction,
  • Toy and movable books

  • About the Edition

    A collection of illustrated letters from Father Christmas recapping the activities of the preceding year at the North Pole. The letters were written by the author to his children.

    Edition Notes

    StatementJ.R.R. Tolkien ; edited by Baillie Tolkien.
    ContributionsTolkien, Baillie., Tolkien, J. R. R. 1892-1973.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.T5744 Fat 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[44] p. :
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL925615M
    ISBN 100395741327
    LC Control Number95224701
    OCLC/WorldCa34193656


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Letters From Father Christmas (Book): Tolkien, J. R. R.: A collection of illustrated letters from Father Christmas recapping the activities of the preceding year at the North Pole.

The letters were written by the author to his children.