A Christmas Dream, and How It Came True by Louisa May Alcott
‘I am so tired of Christmas I wish there never would be another one!’ exclaimed a discontented-looking little girl, as she sat idly watching her mother arrange a pile of gifts two days before they were to be given. ‘Why, Effie, what a dreadful thing to say! You are as bad as old Scrooge; and I’m afraid something will happen to you, as it did to him, if you don’t care for dear Christmas,’ answered mamma, almost dropping the silver horn she was filling with delicious candies…
Louisa May Alcott was an American novelist. She grew up among many of the well-known intellectuals of the day such as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Henry David Thoreau. Alcott’s best work includes her novel Little Women (ISBN: 9781909904422) which she wrote upon request of her publisher and its sequels Little Men (ISBN: 9781909904439) and Jo’s Boys (ISBN: 9781909904446). Alcott’s family suffered severe financial difficulties and Louisa worked to help support the family from an early age.
A Christmas Dream, and How It Came True by Louisa May Alcott, ISBN: 9781911144472, Sovereign, 116 pp