The Christmas Stocking Author:Elizabeth Wetherell Introduction: — This story of the Christmas Stocking has helped to make many children happy, for without it many fathers and mothers would never have thought of making arrangements for the visit of Santa Claus, who never comes where he is not made welcome. — "Long ago," says a well-known editor and writer -- "so very long ago it seems to me now--w... more »hen I was a very little boy, my father brought home a book called The Christmas Stocking. It was only a little book, but that little book has helped to make me happier every Christmas for fifty years. It was the reading of that story in our house which began, for us in the old home, the practice of hanging up Christmas stockings."
Probably the best Christmas Stocking which any child, into whose hands this book may be put, can get is the habit of remembering--not only at Christmas time, but all the good things which he himself possesses.« less