For the Hardback with Colour Pictures
This is one of the most wonderful books I have ever encountered, it is now my advent calendar. This year I bougtht a box of individually wrapped chocolates and put them in a bowl that sits on top of the book. I need nothhing else because this book gets me ready for Christmas.
I specify in the review title that this is for the hardback colour edition. I cannot recommend this more, as the paperback lacks a bit of the magic in the 'feel' of the book, and the advent window pictures in black and white just aren't as good. Also be aware, there is an abridged version that misses out the fascinating historical and geographical stories which are part of the eye-opening wonder of this Book.