Chicken Soup for the Soul: A Christmas Treasury by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Patty Hansen, Irene

By Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Patty Hansen, Irene Dunlap

Christmas is really a paranormal time of the 12 months. The odor of clean pine fills the air, the style of sizzling apple cider tantalizes our style buds and glowing lighting fixtures brighten our houses. but regardless of those sensory sensations, it's the factor we won't see or odor or style or contact that has effects on us so much deeply: the spirit of affection and giving that's the real which means of Christmas.

Now you could foster this vacation spirit with these you like, via sharing with them the first-ever chook Soup for the Soul Christmas Treasury, a undying choice of tales that remember the magic of the season. during this distinct quantity, you will discover essentially the most valuable gem stones from earlier chook Soup books plus a wealth of recent tales from genuine those that proportion with you their so much loved vacation moments – from the funny to the hopeful, from the sentimental to the foolish, from the memorable to the really marvelous.

A sea captain is kept from convinced demise in the course of a wintry weather typhoon due to his daughter's useful present; a tender woman indicates an aimless drifter the significance of being domestic for the vacations; Robert Fulghum muses approximately poinsettias and pageants; Dave Barry stocks the humor in placing up the proper tree; Joan Wester Anderson finds how an unforeseen blessing proves to a girl that she is not by myself; and one father's reward to his ailing daughter not just heals her, yet graces destiny generations with one in every of our such a lot loved vacation poems.

These tales and such a lot of extra will fill your center with the profound pleasure that Christmas brings. proportion this designated vacation souvenir with these you like.

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Then one night while he was up in the tower room, Luisa heard a terrible cry. When she went to the tower to see what had happened, she found the magician's body at the bottom of the tower steps. The doctor said that Don Ramon had fallen down the steps and broken his neck. " gasped Lee. Sara nodded soberly. She and Sam had heard Aunt Harriet and Uncle James talking about this same tragedy. Uncle James had said that if Don Ramon had been a Christian, he wouldn't have been so lonely and heartbroken.

That's why the light was wavering. Someone was carrying this lantern while moving around the tower room. But who was that someone and what was he doing there? She was about to walk over to the wardrobe to examine the lantern more closely when a sudden weird, unearthly sound filled the tower room. She stopped short and listened, her heart thumping in her chest. At first the sound seemed far away, then it grew louder with strange vibrations, high-pitched then dropping very low. The next moment a man's muffled voice mumbled words she couldn't understand, followed by an eerie, faltering sound that rose to a high shrill cry.

Sam's eyes brightened. He snapped his fingers and replied, "Yeah, maybe someone's hanging out in the castle and doesn't want anyone to know. " Mike shook his head. " "The castle sure doesn't look as if it's been lived in," Lee agreed. " His words reminded Sara of the battery lantern that she had seen on top of the wardrobe. In a hurried voice she told them about it. " "You have to admit that something freaky is going on inside that castle," Sara said. Brian nodded, frowning. " "I think we should tell Mr.

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