Sister of the angels, a Christmas story. Illustrated by C. Walter Hodges. by Elizabeth Goudge

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LC ClassificationsPR6013 O74 S5
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Number of Pages151
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Open LibraryOL18108001M

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The sister of the angels: A Christmas story, Hardcover – January 1, by Elizabeth Goudge (Author) › Visit Amazon's Elizabeth Goudge Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. /5(9). THE SISTER OF THE ANGELS a Magical Christmas Story of Hope and Love Renewed Paperback – by ELIZABETH GOUDGE (Author) out of 5 stars 9 ratings See all 10 formats and editionsReviews: 9.

This beautiful little book is a Christmas sequel to the much loved The City of Bells. It once again revolves around Henrietta, Grandfather, Grandmother, and her father returns for the Christmas Holidays. There is a mystery and (as so often in Goudge's book) the redemption of a lost soul/5(9).

In "The Sister of the Angels," Elizabeth Goudge takes us back to the City of Bells, and tells an enchanting story about Henrietta, a young girl in love with every nook and cranny of her grandfather's cathedral.

This is a perfect story for the holiday season, and, because of its peace and charm, a book to cherish all the year round/5. Item description "THE SISTER OF THE ANGELS a Magical Christmas Story of Hope and Love Renewed by GOUDGE, ELIZABETH A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.

Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. this is the second of Elizabeth Goudge's three stories set in Torminster (based on Wells in somerset) in the Edwardian era.

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The Christmas Angels. Four angels star in this story. They fly down each night to help those who are in need of love and care. At the top of each page, you’ll find an angel’s head as the page describes how that particular angel helped the boy or girl. Listen to “Sisters: A Christmas Story” by Fred Smith.

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The desperate prayers of a single mom had been heard, and I knew right then that God had sent his angels my way. My mysterious angels then handed me a white envelope, gave me another round of grins, and took turns hugging me.

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I tried to make sense of things for my little brother. “Santa must have asked that angel for help. Or maybe angels are listening when kids talk to Santa at the store.” That was the best I could figure. Not long after Christmas, Daddy was called back to work.

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Directed by Fielder Cook. With Patricia Neal, Richard Thomas, Edgar Bergen, Ellen Corby. On Christmas Evethe Waltons prepare for the holiday. However, John Walton, who was forced to take work in another part of the state, has not returned home yet, and his family are becoming increasingly worried.

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As Luke states: "Suddenly a great company of the heavenly host appeared with the angel, praising God and saying, 'Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to.

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