Home For Christmas

Home For Christmas

Kobo ebook | May 15, 2015

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"Home For Christmas - A Family Saga of Rural Canada " is an exciting fictional follow-up to Forrest's best selling "Angels Stars and Trees" collection of holiday tales. This fresh anthology of joyous and uplifting Christmas stories recounts the drama, humour and joy of yuletide as the Stones, a depression era farm family, thrive through the challenges of two decades of Christmas adventures. Forrest pays loving attention to historical detail and each story is richly complemented by an original full page Chantelle Bennett illustration. The five stories in this collection capture the spirit and emotion of family life at this special time of year.They are suited for ages 9 to 99 and written to be read and enjoyed around the Christmas tree year after year.

Praise for Home For Christmas  "John Forrest's direct story telling style evokes poignant memories of Chiristmas past. His charming characters, sympathetic and believable, spring to life on the pages. This anthology should be added to your list of holiday favourites " Lyn Mody - Librarian (SCDSB)

 

Title:Home For ChristmasFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:May 15, 2015Publisher:Forrest TalesLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN:9990050582759

Reviews

Rated 4 out of 5 by from Perfect Christmas Nostalgia Forrest’s stories are the perfect blend of sentiment and nostalgia, drama and happy endings that we look for in fiction of the Christmas season. And his beautifully-described settings of rustic snow-capped farmhouses and stamping teams of powerful horses breathing clouds of steam embody the old-time Christmases we all like to picture, even if we’ve never lived outside a city. No matter how busy the season gets, make a little time for this book and Forrest will bring the Christmas spirit to you.
Date published: 2012-11-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from "Wonderful" A wonderful read. Beautifully written and illustrated. This saga of the Stone family transports you back to the times when a sense of community and caring for each other meant everything. Heartfelt, sentimental, memorable. Should be a part of everyone's Christmas reading.
Date published: 2012-11-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Christmas Read and Gift What a perfect heart warming book to read just before the holiday season. There's something to be said about a book you never want to put down and that leaves you feeling so warm inside. It also makes one wish we could go back in time when we enjoyed the very simple things in life. I have ordered several copies as I can't think of a better gift for family and friends this Christmas.
Date published: 2012-11-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Uplifting and heartwarming! This second Christmas anthology of Mr. Forrest's will again warm your heart as it brings to life strong characters who value helping others and maintaining traditions that have built their strong family and rural Canadian community. Charming illustrations complement the text.
Date published: 2012-10-13