BELIEVE IN THE IMPOSSIBLE You are about to read THE TRUE STORY OF FATHER CHRISTMAS If you are one of those people who believe that some things are impossible, you should put this book down right away. (Because this book is FULL of impossible things.) Are you still reading? Good. Then let us begin...
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The most evergreen, immortal Christmas story for decades -- STEPHEN FRY A Christmas classic for a new generation, Haig's gentle, enthralling tale tells the story of Father Christmas as a boy. It's touching, funny and packed with memorable characters * * SUNDAY MAIL * * Read it! * * SUNDAY TIMES * * Terrific . . . an instant classic * * GUARDIAN * * A new festive classic -- SIMON MAYO Perfect for Christmas in every way * * INDEPENDENT * * A glorious mix of fairytale, folklore and fun -- FRANCESCA SIMON The Christmas book of the year * * THE SUN * * Matt Haig puts the Happy back into Christmas -- JEANETTE WINTERSON Every bit as funny and poignant as a mouse that has never seen cheese but still believes in it! -- FRANK COTTRELL BOYCE The funny (and heartbreaking) history of Ho, ho, ho! My children loved it too -- YANN MARTEL Will do for Father Christmas what Christopher Nolan did for Batman * * INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY * *
About Matt Haig
As well as being a number one bestselling writer for adults, Matt Haig has won the Blue Peter Book Award, the Smarties Book Prize and been nominated three times for the Carnegie Medal for his stories for children and young adults. The idea for the Christmas series came when his son asked what Father Christmas was like as a boy. Chris Mould went to art school at the age of sixteen. He has won the Nottingham Children's Book Award and been commended by the Sheffield Children's Book Award. He loves his work and likes to write and draw the kind of books that he would have liked to have had on his shelf as a boy. He is married with two children and lives in Yorkshire.
A Boy Called Christmas by Matt Haig
Used - Very Good
Canongate Books Ltd
Short-listed for Sheffield Children's Book Award 2016 (UK)
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