Barcelona is a city in Spain.
Catalan (autonym: català) is a Western Romance language derived from Vulgar Latin and named after the medieval Principality of Catalonia, in northeastern modern Spain.
Charles Perrault (12 January 1628 – 16 May 1703) was a French author and member of the Académie Française.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
Erik L'Homme, born 22 December 1967 in Grenoble, is a French writer of youth novels.
Jane Ray (born 11 June 1960) is an English illustrator of more than 70 children's books including many as author (including 'Can You Catch a Mermaid?', pub. Orchard Books, 'Ahmed and the Feather Girl' pub. Frances Lincoln and 'The Elephants Garden', pub. Boxer Books).
Melvin Burgess (born 25 April 1954) is a British writer of children's fiction.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
Pierre Bottero (1964–2009) was a French writer.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.