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White Christmas, an Illustrated Song

Posted on: December 8, 2014

As it is one of the most beloved of all songs, I’m happy that WHITE CHRISTMAS has been illustrated.

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White Christmas (Irving Berlin’s)
Words and Music by Irving Berlin
Illustrated By Michael Hague


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Bing Crosby’s record sleeve for single recording of White Christmas


White Christmas wiki:

About White Christmas on


HarperCollins Children’s Books Publisher webpage for the book:

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