'A Child's Christmas in Wales' (1955) by Dylan Thomas. Illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman. A Child's Christmas in Wales is a prose work by the Welsh writer Dylan Thomas. Originally emerging from a piece written for radio, the poem was recorded by Thomas in 1952. The story is an anecdotal retelling of a Christmas from the view of a young child, portraying a nostalgic and simpler time. It is one of Thomas' most popular works.
Dylan Thomas. Famous Welsh poet and writer. He caught the attention of the literary world in 1934 with 'Light breaks where no sun shines'. Some of his great works 'And death shall have no dominion' and 'Do not go gentle into that good night'. In 1953 he became gravely ill and sadly died at the young age of 39 in New York.