Advent Calendar

Tygertale’s Advent Calendar 2015

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My actual advent calendar from the House of Illustration, illustrated by Laura Carlin

Welcome to tygertale’s fourth (FOURTH!) advent calendar. Each day I’ll be revealing a christmas or winter themed children’s book ranging from seasonal favourites, through obscure vintage finds to brand new holiday classics. There’s a large mug of mulled cider waiting for me at the end of this.

December 1st – Refuge by Anne Booth and Sam Usher

December 2nd – The Christmas Bower by Polly Redford and Edward Gorey

December 3rd – Pinocchio the Boy (or Incognito in Collodi) by Lane Smith

December 4th – The Dolls’ House by Rumer Godden (and Oliver Postgate)

December 5th – The Christmas Eve Tree. Emily Sutton Q&A

December 6th – The Mysterious Toyshop by Cyril W. Beaumont and Wyndham Payne

December 7th – I Like Winter by Lois Lenski

December 8th – The Tomten by Astrid Lindgren and Kitty Crowther

December 9th – The Wolves of Willoughby Chase by Joan Aiken

December 10th – Mog’s Christmas Calamity by Judith Kerr

December 11th – A Christmas Memory by Truman Capote

December 12th – The First Christmas by Enid Blyton

December 13th – Shirley Hughes and Clara Vuillamy’s Christmas

December 14th – Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer by Robert L. May

December 15th – The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry and Lisbeth Zwerger

December 16th – A Puffin Christmas with Raymond Briggs

December 17th – Mary by Brian Wildsmith

December 18th – A Boy Called Christmas by Matt Haig and Chris Mould

December 19th – Klaus by Grant Morrison and Dan Mora

December 20th – The Sleeping Beauty Theatre by Su Blackwell and Corina Fletcher

December 21st – Hansi by Ludwig Bemelmans

December 22nd – A Storyteller Christmas with Tony Ross, Michael Foreman and Korky Paul

December 23rd – The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus by L. Frank Baum

December 24th – Words and Pictures Advent micro-stories

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