by Lauren Buckland
Published by Macmillan Children’s Books, 2006
Curl up in front
of a crackling log fire with this cosy collection of Christmas Stories.
Read about a
hearty pirate Christmas party, a naughty princess who refuses to
get into the festive spirit, a fighting family brought together
as if by magic and many more tales by celebrated authors such as
Malorie Blackman, Julia Donaldson, Philip Ardagh and Adele Gèras
Other firm favourites
whose stories feature in this book include, Richmal Crompton of
Just William fame, Robert Westall, Karen McCombie and Martin Waddell.
stories are presented with a humourous twist in Hysterical Herod
and the Three Wise Men or Holly and Ivy and Bah Humbug. Read A Happy
Christmas for the Ghost or Cobweb Christmas if you like stories
with an edge.
separate stories make up this collection which is ideally suited
to children aged 7 and upwards. Double line spacing and plenty of
illustration make it an appealing book for independent readers or
alternatively an ideal selection of stories to be shared by parents
and children during Christmas holiday time.
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