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The Christmas Wren

by Gillian Clarke - £4.95  Candlestick Press (2014)
paperback    ISBN 13: 9781907598265 | ISBN 10: 190759826x

This year, to mark the centenary of Dylan Thomas’s birth, Candlestick Press are privileged to publish Gillian Clarke’s story The Christmas Wren, written in response to Dylan Thomas’s A Child’s Christmas in Wales.
 
Commissioned by the Dylan Thomas Centre, the story is for adults and children, and is a magical tale of the Christmases of a Welsh childhood populated by aunts and uncles, snow and starlight, boxes and baubles. Gillian Clarke is a leading poet, and was appointed National Poet for Wales in 2008.
 
“The Christmas Wren is a masterpiece and is destined to become a classic.” Carol Ann Duffy, Poet Laureate
 
Colour illustrations throughout by Lotte Beatrix Crawford.

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