Christmas Books

Father Christmas

Father Christmas

Raymond Briggs

Father Christmas awoke from his lovely dream of summer in the sun, and there it was on the calendar, December 24th, Christmas Eve - the start of his longest night's work of the year.

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The Third Gift

The Third Gift

Linda Sue Park, Bagram Ibatoulline

After harvesting an especially large tear of a resin known as myrrh, a young boy and his father visit a spice merchant whose three customers are seeking a special gift to bring to a baby. Includes biblical references and...

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The Lion, The Unicorn and Me

The Lion, The Unicorn and Me

Jeanette Winterson, Rosalind MacCurrach

In this beautiful retelling of the story of the very first Christmas, the humble donkey is chosen above all other animals to carry Mary to Bethlehem. As his journey unfolds, he is touched by the magic and mystery of the...

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The Christmas Book

The Christmas Book

Dick Bruna

Imprint. This easy-to-follow book tells the story of the shepherds and the three kings who are guided to the stable where Jesus was born in Bethlehem. Has push-out gate flap nativity images which can be removed from the book. For...

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All I Want for Christmas

All I Want for Christmas

Don Gardner, Katz Cowley

All I want for Christmas, Is my two front teeth, My two front teeth; See my two front teeth, Gee if I could only have, My two front teeth, Then I could wish you, 'Merry Christmas'. Poor Monkey's two front teeth are missing! The...

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Father Christmas Needs a Wee

Father Christmas Needs a Wee

Nicholas Allan

At each different house that he visits Father Christmas drinks and eats all the goodies left out for him. Before long he really needs a wee. So much so that he even forgets to leave the presents behind. But he delivers all the...

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Winnie-the-Pooh and the Grand Christmas Surprise

Winnie-the-Pooh and the Grand Christmas Surprise

A. A. Milne

When the animals of the Hundred Acre Wood wake up to mysterious letters, and Winnie-the-Pooh is nowhere to be found, everyone is confused. Little do they know that it is all part of a Grand Christmas Surprise!

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The Christmas Eve Ghost

The Christmas Eve Ghost

Shirley Hughes

When Bronwen and Dylan are frightened by ghostly noises from the chimney on Christmas Eve, they run straight into the arms of their neighbour Mrs O'Riley. As they step next door for the first time, it's not just Bronwen and Dylan...

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Raymond Briggs's Christmas Little Library

Raymond Briggs’s Christmas Little Library

Raymond Briggs

A Christmas themed little library that features artwork by the author. It contains four concept-based books, including words, weather, opposites and counting.

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Grug and His First Christmas

Grug and His First Christmas

Ted Prior

Grug and his friends discover the magic of Christmas!

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Madeline's Christmas

Madeline’s Christmas

Ludwig Bemelmans

It's Christmas Eve, and Miss Clavel and her charges are all in bed with colds. All except Madeline, who answers the door to a rug-seller. But when she discovers that the rug-seller is also a magician, the little girls are whisked...

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Stick Man

Stick Man

Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler

This much-loved bestseller is now available in sturdy board book format, perfect for STICK MAN'S youngest fans. It's dangerous being a Stick Man. A dog wants to play with him, a swan builds her nest with him. He even ends up on a...

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Best Christmas Ever

Best Christmas Ever

Rowan McAuley

Ching Ching can't wait for Christmas. She loves looking at twinkling fairy lights, wrapping presents and eating yummy treats! So when Ching Ching realises not everyone is as lucky as she is, she decides to help. She wants...

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The Story of Christmas

The Story of Christmas

Pamela Dalton

Features scissor-cut illustrations that illuminate the 'Story of Christmas'. This title includes images that follow the story of the Nativity from the appearance of the Angel to Mary in the Annunciation, to the shepherds who came...

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Tin Toys

Tin Toys

Bruce Whatley, Ben Smith Whatley

Christmas Eve is drawing close. High on a shelf in an old toy shop, the wind-up Space Ride is gathering dust. It hasn't worked in years. The tin toys remember how bright, how shining, how exhilarating the Space Ride was. But the...

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The Snowman

The Snowman

Raymond Briggs

One winter's night, a snowman comes to life and an unforgettable adventure begins.

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The Twelve Days of Christmas

The Twelve Days of Christmas

Jane Ray

A truly perfect version of the much-loved festive song, The Twelve Days of Christmas.

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Christmas Countdown

Christmas Countdown

Susannah McFarlane

The world's largest diamond collection has disappeared just days
before Christmas. But how and when will the evil agency SHADOW
smuggle it out of the country? Special Agent EJ12 needs to be
patient and find the clues to stop...

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Happy Christmas, Maisy

Happy Christmas, Maisy

Lucy Cousins

From wrapping presents and making the cake to putting up the shiny decorations and hanging up her stocking, Maisy's preparations are bursting with excitement and colour and fun. This title lets you pull the tabs, lift the flaps...

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The Jolly Christmas Postman

The Jolly Christmas Postman

Janet Ahlberg, Allan Ahlberg

It's Christmas Eve and the Jolly Postman is delivering greetings to various fairy-tale characters - there's a card for Baby Bear, a game appropriately called 'Beware' for Red Riding Hood from Mr Wolf, a get-well jigsaw for...

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Pearlie and the Christmas Angel

Pearlie and the Christmas Angel

Wendy Harmer, Gypsy Taylor

It's two days until Christmas. Pearlie, Opal and Jasper are so excited because Carols by Candelight will be celebrated under the giant Christmas tree. But when a fierce, hot summer storm hits the park, the tree is ruined. Can...

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Madeline's Christmas

Madeline’s Christmas

Ludwig Bemelmans

With everyone else sick in bed with a cold on Christmas Eve, it is up to Madeline to run the school and she finds a remarkable helper in a rug-selling magician. Full color.

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The Twelve Days of Christmas

The Twelve Days of Christmas

John Julius Norwich, Quentin Blake

The classic Christmas carol, told with a very special twist... With inimitable illustrations by Quentin Blake, this is the most elegant and enchanting Christmas gift book of the year.

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Aussie Nutcracker

Aussie Nutcracker

Heath Mckenzie

Clara, The Mouse King and the Sugar Plum Fairy... now with added sunscreen! A brand-new, Australian version of a much-loved Christmas classic, filled with Heath's colourful, sweet and zany illustrations. Ages 4+

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The Christmas Eve Ghost

The Christmas Eve Ghost

Shirley Hughes

When Bronwen and Dylan are frightened by ghostly noises from the chimney on Christmas Eve, they run straight into the arms of their neighbor Mrs O'Riley. As they step next door for the first time, it's not just Bronwen and Dylan...

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The Little Drummer Boy

The Little Drummer Boy

Bruce Whatley

Annie's grandfather carves the Little Drummer Boy from the leg of an old oak table as a Christmas gift for his small granddaughter. And throughout her life, Annie's favourite decoration travels the world with her and always hangs...

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Where are Santa's Pants?

Where are Santa’s Pants?

Richard Merrit

HO HO... Oh No! Santa's lost his pants! It is the middle of Christmas, the crowds are out in full, and Santa has lost his pants. The trouble is, he doesn't know where he lost them. Was it at the department store? Was it on the...

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The Nutcracker and the Mouse King

The Nutcracker and the Mouse King

E T A Hoffmann, Gail De Marcken

In this gorgeous telling of The Nutcracker, deMarcken brings Hoffmann's richly enchanting world to life. With beautifully detailed illustrations, this picture book is sure to become an instant classic. Full color.

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The Nutcracker Doll

The Nutcracker Doll

Mary Newell DePalma

For a young dancer, everything about The Nutcracker ballet is thrilling, from auditions to opening night. Readers experience it all with Kepley as she dances before judges, goes to rehearsals, and stifles giggles as she gets...

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Noisy Touchy-feely Santa

Noisy Touchy-feely Santa

Sam Taplin, Janet Samuel

Children will love the magical sounds, sparkly pages and feeling the fur trim on Santa's lovely, red Christmas coat. The sound panel brings each scene to life with Santa's jolly laugh, his sleigh speeding through the sky, his...

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Bible Tales: The Christmas Story

Bible Tales: The Christmas Story

Heather Amery, Norman Young

Suitable for reading aloud to the very young, and for beginner readers to share with an adult or read by themselves, this title tells the Christmas story.

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Drawing, Doodling & Colouring: Christmas

Drawing, Doodling & Colouring: Christmas

Fiona Watt, Antonia Miller

There's lots to draw, doodle and colour in this creative book filled with wonderful Christmas scenes, from jolly pictures to colour in to doodle-starters from which drawings can grow and grow and grow until they cover the whole...

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A Calf for Christmas

A Calf for Christmas

Astrid Lindgren, Marit Tornqvist, Polly Lawson

Johan's family's only cow has died, and they have no money to buy another. Then he finds a calf in the snow. Perhaps it'll be a happy Christmas after all?

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Santa Koala

Santa Koala

Colin Buchanan, Glen Singleton

The sleigh is packed with presents and ready to go, but poor Santa has fallen asleep in the Aussie bush! Don't worry, a helpful koala will save the day... or will he?

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True Blue Santa

True Blue Santa

Anne Mangan, Kim Fleming

Haven't we all wondered why Christmas in Australia looks too European for words? Fake snow. Robins on Christmas cards. Reindeer instead of roos? Jack and Hannah decide that Christmas needs a makeover, and call on Santa to come and...

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A Christmas Journey

A Christmas Journey

Brian Wildsmith

After Mary sets out for Bethlehem with Joseph, a Christmas journey for her cat and dog also begins ... In his enchanting retelling of the Nativity story, Brian Wildsmith brings a host of animals to the stable on the night that...

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Tickly Christmas Wibbly Pig

Tickly Christmas Wibbly Pig

Mick Inkpen

Award-winning author Mick Inkpen explores the excitement of Christmas ... A sure-fire Christmas classic.

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O Christmas Tree: Its History and Holiday Traditions

O Christmas Tree: Its History and Holiday Traditions

Jacqueline Farmer, Joanne Friar

The Christmas tree tradition has roots in many ancient cultures. Originally, it had little to do with gift-giving, reindeer, or elves. O CHRISTMAS TREE explores the history and traditions--from the tree's origins to the first tree...

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The Usborne First Book of Christmas Carols

The Usborne First Book of Christmas Carols

E. O'Brien

This title is an introduction to Christmas carols or very young children. It includes handmade models that add to the reach in and touch quality. Each carol includes a simple melody line and is accompanied by an illustration to...

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Sing-along Christmas Carols

Sing-along Christmas Carols

Fiona Watt, Rosalinde Bonnet

A collection of traditional Christmas carols. It contains such carols as Away in a Manger , We Three Kings , Silent Night and We wish you a Merry Christmas .

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I Spy a Christmas Tree

I Spy a Christmas Tree

Jean Marzollo, Walter Wick

Young I SPY readers will want to celebrate the holidays with I SPY A CHRISTMAS TREE. New easy-to-read text by Jean Marzollo is paired with Walter Wick's amazing seasonal photographs to create a fun-filled Christmas...

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When I Love You at Christmas

When I Love You at Christmas

David Bedford, Tamsin Ainslie

As a child prepares for Christmas - smudging her nose with the cake mix, tangling the strings as she wraps the gifts, singing carols out of tune - a favourite toy watches on and reflects on how much it adores its beloved owner.

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1000 Christmas Stickers

1000 Christmas Stickers

Fiona Watt, Stella Baggott

There are over 1000 irresistible festive stickers to fill the Christmas scenes in this book - or put wherever you like! Children can place the stickers in the scenes as the text suggests or use them to decorate their own cards,...

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Christmas Snap Cards

Christmas Snap Cards

Provides young children with a fun way to learn all the objects,
people and places associated with Christmas, such as snowmen,
bells, Father Christmas and holly, as well as developing essential
matching and reading...

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Twenty Christmas Cards To Colour

Twenty Christmas Cards To Colour

A festive pack of twenty Christmas cards for children to colour
and rich, red envelopes to send them in. Each card is gorgeously
illustrated with a different design, including a decorated
Christmas tree, a sweet robin on a...

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The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

Michael Hague

Adventure, fantasy, romance, a world full of toys and sweets, and of course Christmas. These are the hallmarks of this timeless classic story. Brought theatrically to life by Michael Hague. Ages 4+ years.

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The Night Before Christmas

The Night Before Christmas

Clement C. Moore, Eric Puybaret

A beautiful hardback edition of the famous poem, ''Twas the Night before Christmas', with illustrations by Eric Puybaret.

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Thomas the Tank Engine: The Snowy Special

Thomas the Tank Engine: The Snowy Special

This is a story about Henry, who thought he couldn't manage
without his lucky trucks, one snowy day. But as you and I both
know, Really Useful Engines don't need trucks to be lucky.

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Suzy Goose and the Christmas Star

Suzy Goose and the Christmas Star

Petr Horacek

When Suzy Goose decides that the Christmas tree is missing a star, she sets off on a journey to fetch the shiny star in the sky. No matter how far she travels, she never reaches it. But when she finds herself back at the tree,...

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A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens, Brett Helquist

A miser learns the true meaning of Christmas when three ghostly visitors review his past and foretell his future.

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I Love Christmas

I Love Christmas

Anna Walker

Ollie loves wrapping presents, making decorations and listening for Santa's sleigh bells! The magic and excitement of Christmas are brought to life by whimsical rhyming and gorgeous illustrations. Ages 2+.

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The Night Before Christmas

The Night Before Christmas

Clement Moore, Tomie DePaola

'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse ... Clement Moore's popular festive poem about a visit from Santa Claus, illustrated in glowing colour by Tomie dePaola, is...

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Christmas Songs

Christmas Songs

Includes well-known Christmas songs such as Jingle Bells , Santa Clause is Comin' to Town and Winter Wonderland , illustrated and accompanied by a sing-along CD.

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The Gifts

The Gifts

Regina Fackelmayer, Christa Unzner

Mia was all set for Christmas. She had the turkey and the
cranberry sauce, a big bone for Murphy and a juicy herring for
Mopp, the mistletoe and the decorations. All she needed now was a
tree. But on her way to get one, she...

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Santa's Aussie Holiday

Santa’s Aussie Holiday

Maria Farrer, Anna Walker

This charming Christmas story answers the question, 'What does Santa do when he isn't getting ready for Christmas?'. He takes a well-deserved holiday! Join Santa and his new Aussie mates as they travel around Australia, from the...

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Santa's Aussie Holiday

Santa’s Aussie Holiday

Maria Farrer, Anna Walker

Each year Santa likes to have some fun, a chance to get some rest and sun; he spins his globe for inspiration and finds a perfect destination...Australia! Join Santa and his new Aussie mates as they travel around Australia, from...

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 Special priceA Christmas Carol / A Christmas Tree

A Christmas Carol / A Christmas Tree

Charles Dickens, Robert Ingpen

This is a new edition of two classic Christmas stories by Charles Dickens with illustrations from a bestselling Australian master. Ages 10+. Robert Ingpen is an Australian illustrator.

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The ABC Book of Christmas

The ABC Book of Christmas

Mark MacLeod

Australia's most-loved children's illustrators have chosen their favourite Nativity scene to illustrate. Featuring the work of Gaye Chapman, Bettina Guthridge, Wayne Harris, Sally Heinrich, Ann James, Stephen Michael King,...

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A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens, P. J. Lynch

Brings together some of the best-loved stories, illustrated by some of the finest artists.

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Applesauce and the Christmas Miracle

Applesauce and the Christmas Miracle

Glenda Millard, Stephen Michael King

This beautiful tale is a clever and whimsical take on the Christmas story. Ages 5+.

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Merry Christmas, Splat

Merry Christmas, Splat

Rob Scotton

The third hilarious story about Splat the Cat, the irresistible character from Rob Scotton, bestselling creator of Russell the Sheep

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Mr Christmas

Mr Christmas

Roger Hargreaves

One day, Mr Christmas receives a letter from his uncle, Father Christmas. He needs help with the Christmas presents. Can Mr Christmas deliver the presents to all the Mr Men?

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The First Christmas

The First Christmas

National Gallery

The story of the first Christmas is captured here by some of the world's greatest painters.

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Brucie Saves Christmas!

Brucie Saves Christmas!

Yvonne Morrison, Michelle Pike

Brucie the joey loves reading books and doing science reports - how can he help Santa fly the Ute on Christmas Eve? But when a catastrophe occurs that will surely prevent Santa from delivering the presents, Brucie must use all his...

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The Twelve Days of Christmas: One Man, Twelve Days, 78 Gifts

The Twelve Days of Christmas: One Man, Twelve Days, 78 Gifts

Heath McKenzie

Christmas is a time of giving and some people will do anything to find that perfect gift. But when one romantic man scours the world for inspiration, he may be taking things just a little too far. With hilarious pullout postcards,...

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How Santa Really Works

How Santa Really Works

Alan Snow

Beneath the Arctic Polar Ice Cap, deep underground, is a bustling community with one mission and one mission only: to make Christmas happen. Have you ever wondered how Santa can pop out of a chimney without a soot stain on his red...

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The Lump of Coal

The Lump of Coal

Lemony Snicket, Brett Helquist

The bestselling team behind the Series of Unfortunate Events saga unwraps an uproarious, irreverent picture book that introduces the next great holiday hero: one that is small, dark, and flammable.

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The Latke Who Couldn't Stop Screaming: A Christmas Story

The Latke Who Couldn’t Stop Screaming: A Christmas Story

Lemony Snicket, Lisa Brown

Latkes are potato pancakes served at Hanukkah, and Lemony Snicket is an alleged children's author. This book combines these two elements.

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The Snowman

The Snowman

Raymond Briggs

James builds a snowman in the garden and wakes up in the night to find that it has come to life. He shows the Snowman his house, and in return the Snowman takes him on a magical journey.

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Suzy Goose and the Christmas Star

Suzy Goose and the Christmas Star

Petr Horacek

When Suzy Goose decides that the Christmas tree is missing a star, she sets off on a journey to fetch the shiny star in the sky. No matter how far she travels, she never reaches it. But when she finds herself back at the tree,...

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P.J. Lynch Classic Christmas Collection

P.J. Lynch Classic Christmas Collection

P. J. Lynch

Contains three Christmas stories that include The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey , A Christmas Carol and The Gift of the Magi .

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If You Love a Christmas Tale

If You Love a Christmas Tale

Clement C. Moore, Saviour Pirotta, Susanna Lockheart

This beautiful hardcover book includes two well-loved Christmas tales: the original poem of 'The Night Before Christmas' and a re-telling of 'The Nutcracker'. Children will be entranced by the 'changing window' illustrations which...

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The Thirteen Days of Christmas

The Thirteen Days of Christmas

Jenny Overton, Shirley Hughes

On the first day of Christmas . . Annaple Kitson has no idea what the next twelve are set to bring. As her home fills up with extraordinary gifts-hens, swans, geese, and more besides-confusion reigns. Will Annaple manage to...

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1001 Things to Spot at Christmas

1001 Things to Spot at Christmas

Alex Frith, Teri Gower

A puzzle book stuffed full of Christmas things to find and count. It features busy scenes, including Christmas Land, a snowball fight and Santa's workshop, that burst with things for children to find, count and talk about. It...

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Dear Father Christmas, Get Well Soon

Dear Father Christmas, Get Well Soon

Alan Durant, Vanessa Cabban

Father Christmas has been feeling poorly and Harvey the Christmas Elf is worried that he won't be well enough for the important sleigh ride on Christmas Eve. Luckily, a little girl called Holly is on hand to write lots of cheering...

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The Night Before Christmas

The Night Before Christmas

Clement C. Moore, Tom Browning

A Christmas poem that is presented original illustrations. It is suitable for children aged 5 and up.

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Olive the Other Reindeer

Olive the Other Reindeer

Vivian Walsh, J.otto Seibold

This beautiful deluxe edition marks the tenth anniversary of J.otto Seibold and Vivian Walsh's modern Christmas classicthe story of a little dog named Olive with big reindeer dreams! When the book was first published in 1997, it...

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Olivia Helps with Christmas

Olivia Helps with Christmas

Ian Falconer

The award-winning pig is back - just in time for Christmas!

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Dear Father Christmas

Dear Father Christmas

Alan Durant, Vanessa Cabban

When Holly sees a man who looks like Father Christmas, she decides to write him a letter: 'Dear Father Christmas - is it snowing in Lapland? Please answer. Love Holly.' And so begins the start of a touching penpal friendship with...

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The First Christmas

The First Christmas

Jan Pienkowski

Features the master of dramatic design that tells the story of the very first Christmas.

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