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Frost Fair (Christmas Book 10) - Carol Ann Duffy

Frost Fair (Christmas Book 10) - Carol Ann Duffy
 Frost Fair (Christmas Book 10) - Carol Ann DuffyFrost Fair (Christmas Book 10) - Carol Ann Duffy 

This is the tenth and final book in Carol Ann Duffy’s Christmas series.  Please note: this edition is signed on a bookplate (see image)

Title: Frost Fair

Author:  Carol Ann Duffy

ISBN:  9781509848171

Weight:  419 g

Signed first edition, first printing



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Frost Fair by Carol Ann Duffy

It is a snowy London day in The Great Winter of 1683.  We follow our bold narrator as she explores ‘the town on the Thames’, a thousand tents and dancing fires lit on the frozen water with jubilant residents and lively festive revelry.  All is a fete upon the ice as she sees jugglers, dancing bears, palm readers and even a merry wedding.  Her journey leads her to meet many new companions with whom to spend a starry night upon the river, where they sleep with no inkling of who will be looking down on them in the morning light…

Carol Ann Duffy’s new Christmas poem, Frost Fair, is inspired by the fairs held on the River Thames in London as it froze over in the uncommonly cold winters of the Little Ice Age.  This delightful, moving new poem captures the inventiveness of a great city and the drama of winter.  Beautifully illustrated by David De Las Heras, Frost Fair is an irresistible read for our festive season.

Peer & Press Reviews

Duffy’s spellbinding verse, spiced with witty, wintry illustrations, recaptures a magic most of us left behind in childhood.

Maggie Fergusson, Intelligent Life

Bibliographic Info

Title:Frost Fair
Illustrator:David De Las Heras
Book Features
Edition / printing:First edition, first printing
Edition features

In common with all books in Duffy’s Chritmas series, this is a beautifully produced edition with many colourful illustrations by David De Las Heras.

To make the book more robust and easier to open, the pages are section bound using a premium white art paper.

SeriesChristmas Books – book 10 (final book in the series)
Overall condition:Fine / Fine (for more info, see our article on condition grades)
SignedOn a bookplate fixed to the title page (see image)
Book Stats
Publisher:Pan Macmillan
Publication date:
Printed by:L.E.G.O. S.p.A, Italy
ISBN 13:9781509848171
ISBN 10:1509848177
Format:Hardcover with dust jacket
Size (h x w x d):138 x 131 x 10mm
Design Credits
Author photograph:Jemimah Kuhfeld
Jacket illustrationDavid De Las Heras

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