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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (15 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Robert Grant, various authors, Louisa May Alcott, Christopher Andersen, Francis Church, Mary Mapes Dodge, O. Henry, Sarah Orne Jewett, Clement C. Moore, Nora A. Smith, Kate Douglas Wiggin Publisher: Tantor Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: October 2008 ISBN: 9781400179169
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Tantor Media presents a collection of some of the most popular Christmas stories read by award-winning narrators Renée Raudman and Alan Sklar. This special anthology will transport listeners back to the Christmases of their youth, when they first heard these holiday tales. From "'Twas the Night Before Christmas," Clement C. Moore's classic depiction of St. Nicholas at work, to O. Henry's "The Gift of the Magi," which embodies the very spirit of Christmas, Favorite Stories of Christmas Past has something for everyone. Also included is Francis Church's moving editorial response to a little girl's Christmastime query, "Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Clause," as well as seven other Christmas classics that can be heard and shared year after year.

The classics that can be found in Favorite Stories of Christmas Past are: "'Twas the Night Before Christmas" by Clement C. Moore; "The Story of Christmas" by Nora A. Smith; "A Country Christmas" by Louisa May Alcott; "An Empty Purse" by Sarah Orne Jewett; "The Bachelor's Christmas" by Robert Grant; "The Fir Tree" by Hans Christian Andersen; "The Birds' Christmas Carol" by Kate Douglas Wiggin; "Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus" by Francis Church; "The Festival of St. Nicholas" by Mary Mapes Dodge; and "The Gift of the Magi" by O. Henry. Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • [This book] will more than satisfy everyone's appetite for yuletide classics. BookPage

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jeff Miller | 1/2/2012

    " Nice selection of Christmas stories from the traditional to those less known. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Doug | 3/14/2011

    " This is a great read around the holidays - some religious and some secular stories that stir up good feelings for this glorious season. Most stories could be read in a family setting with young listeners. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Doug | 3/6/2011

    " This is a great read around the holidays - some religious and some secular stories that stir up good feelings for this glorious season. Most stories could be read in a family setting with young listeners. "

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About the Author

Alan Sklar, a graduate of Dartmouth, has excelled in his career as a freelance voice actor. Named a Best Voice of 2009 by AudioFile magazine, his work has earned him several Earphones Awards, a Booklist Editors’ Choice Award (twice), a Publishers Weekly Listen-Up Award, and Audiobook of the Year by ForeWord magazine. He has also narrated thousands of corporate videos for clients such as NASA, Sikorsky Aircraft, IBM, Dannon, Pfizer, AT&T, and SONY. He has also worked as a stage actor and as a promo announcer at WPIX-TV in New York City. His dream is to be an opera singer, a role for which he hones his bass-baritone operatic skills in the upstairs shower of his home.