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By Rockwell Kent

First released in 1941, A Northern Christmas is Rockwell Kent's uplifting account of the 1918 Christmas he spent together with his 9-year outdated son in a one-room, moss-caulked log cabin on a distant Alaskan Island. released right here in its unique structure, with Kent's extraordinary illustrations, this captivating memento variation is bound to thrill a brand new iteration of readers.

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An old broken fountain pen for Rockwell, some sticks of candy,and the dinner! What shall it be? Wait! It is midnight. I've just finished a good drawing. The lamp is about at its accustomed low markyesterday it had to be filled twice! Those nights when without a clock I sat up so late and to so uncertain an hour I have discovered by the lamp and the clock together to have been really long. My bedtime then was after two or three o'clockbut I arose later. To-day I finished a little picture for Olson, and so did Rockwell.

I've given up the idea of dressing Olson as Page 24 Santa Claus in goat's wool whiskers. Santa Claus without presents would move us to tears. There are a few little gifts,a pocketknife and a kitchen set of knife, fork, and a can-opener for Olson. An old broken fountain pen for Rockwell, some sticks of candy,and the dinner! What shall it be? Wait! It is midnight. I've just finished a good drawing. The lamp is about at its accustomed low markyesterday it had to be filled twice! Those nights when without a clock I sat up so late and to so uncertain an hour I have discovered by the lamp and the clock together to have been really long.

The tree waits to be set up and it will surely be a thing of beauty, blazing with its many candles in this somber log interior. I've given up the idea of dressing Olson as Page 24 Santa Claus in goat's wool whiskers. Santa Claus without presents would move us to tears. There are a few little gifts,a pocketknife and a kitchen set of knife, fork, and a can-opener for Olson. An old broken fountain pen for Rockwell, some sticks of candy,and the dinner! What shall it be? Wait! It is midnight. I've just finished a good drawing.

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