llustrated by Lauren A. Mills
Bloomsbury Books, UK, 2017
Have you ever wondered where Father Christmas came from? And how he ended up with a factory at the North Pole full of elves to help him make toys?
A beautifully illustrated and timeless story about how a toymaker and his wife became Mother and Father Christmas for children all over the world. - Amazon
Hardcover: 32 pages
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (October 5, 2017)
Product Dimensions: 12 x 0.5 x 9.9 inches
Watercolors by Lauren A. Mills from “The Untold Story of Father Christmas”
Lauren A. Mills has won national acclaim as a book author and illustrator and as a sculptor and painter. She was greatly inﬂuenced by the 19th century artists, especially the Pre-Raphaelites for their focus of the natural world as well as their sense of mythical wonder. The fourth of five children, Mills grew up playing and pretending in the woods of Connecticut and spent her summers at her grandparents' in West Virginia.
In her teens she moved to Oregon and Minnesota and later lived in Colorado, California and Massachusetts where she resides now. She and her husband, author/illustrator Dennis Nolan collaborated on several projects, most notable, their daughter...read more