THE CHRISTMAS CHRONICLES he Christmas Chronicles is a collection of 24 Christmas-themed short stories – around 500 words each – taking place at the North Pole from 1st to 24th December as Santa Claus prepares to launch his sleigh to deliver the presents. The stories feature Santa, elves, reindeer, and other characters, and are filled with humorous mishaps and snowy adventures. The book is designed to look like an advent calendar to fit the concept of 24 stories – one for every day in the build-up to Christmas. When you lift the flaps on the cover – each featuring an image of a different Christmas character or object – then underneath you will find the page number where the story featuring this subject begins. • 297 x 229 mm • 96 pp • Interest 3+
John Townsend / James Newman Grey
rixie is a witch’s cat who would do anything to get rid of her one white paw. But when she uses magic to transform her paw, she soon comes to realise that it’s better to accept yourself for who you are. This is a whimsical and funny tale with a reassuring message from the legendary Nick Butterworth, creator of the Percy the Park Keeper series.
• 275 x 250 mm • 32pp • Interest 3+
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