WishYouWas – Alexandra Page

Published By: Bloomsbury ChildrenPages: 288Released On: 30/09/2021 It’s 1952 in smog-shrouded London. Christmas might be fast approaching, but with her mum away and Uncle Frank busy running the post office, Penny Black is lonelier than ever. All that changes when Penny discovers a small, fluffy, funny, springy and – most importantly – talking creature in the postContinue reading “WishYouWas – Alexandra Page”

We Wish You a Merry Christmas and Other Festive Poems – Chosen and Illustrated by Chris Riddell

Published By: Macmillan ChildrenPages: 128Released On: 13/10/2022 A stunning, highly illustrated poetry collection containing a festive flurry of classic and modern Christmas poems chosen and illustrated by Chris Riddell.  This is the perfect Christmas selection for poetry lovers of all ages. Includes much loved traditional verse: The Night Before Christmas, The Twelve Days of Christmas,Continue reading “We Wish You a Merry Christmas and Other Festive Poems – Chosen and Illustrated by Chris Riddell”

Christmas Treats – Enid Blyton

Published By: Hodder ChildrenPages: 352Released On: 05/10/2017 Delight in the magic of Christmas with this bumper collection of short stories from the world’s best-loved storyteller! Perfect for children aged 5 and up! This hugely popular short story collection, first published in 2017, is back with a shiny new cover… Curl up with this collection ofContinue reading “Christmas Treats – Enid Blyton”

Meet Me Under the Mistletoe – Jenny Bayliss

Published By: Pan MacmillanPages: 448Released On: 10/11/2022 A winter wedding of school friends should be the highlight of Nory Noel’s festive calendar. But that group has long since drifted apart, and Nory is dreading the lavish, week-long affair. Still, she supposes, being the only single person means she gets a king-size bed in the idyllicContinue reading “Meet Me Under the Mistletoe – Jenny Bayliss”

The Gingerbread Cafe – Anita Faulkner

Published By: SpherePages: 368Released On: 27/10/2022 The Gingerbread Café is always full of Christmas magic. Come rain or shine (or even a July heatwave), there’s always a hot chocolate bursting with cinnamon and marshmallows waiting for you. For introverted Gretel, it’s been the perfect escape from ‘real life’. The owner, Nell, is Gretel’s last linkContinue reading “The Gingerbread Cafe – Anita Faulkner”

Someone For Everyone – Tracy Corbett

Published By: CaneloPages: 320Released On: 13/10/2022 Kate’s husband has not only left her, he’s also left her tons of debt and she now risks losing her career as a lawyer if she can’t find a way to pay it back. Overnight, Calvin’s life changed when he signed for a major football team, and then again when injury forcedContinue reading “Someone For Everyone – Tracy Corbett”

The Big Christmas Bake – Fiona Barker

Published By: QuartoPages: 32Released On: 04/10/2022 Starting with the partridge and its gift of dried fruit, this rhyming story includes all of the familiar characters from the song as they all contribute to the baking of the magnificent Twelfth Night cake. At the end of the story, there is a recipe included to bake your own cake at home,Continue reading “The Big Christmas Bake – Fiona Barker”

Snowflakes Over Primrose Woods – Jill Steeples

Published By: BoldwoodPages: 268Released On: 04/10/2022 Abbey Carter, her boyfriend Sam and their trusty canine companion Lady, relish living in the picturesque village of Wishwell at the edge of their beloved Primrose Woods.  The woods and the country park are full of activity as the festive season approaches. Lizzie Baker is flat out at the Treetops café,Continue reading “Snowflakes Over Primrose Woods – Jill Steeples”

The Grumpus: And His Dastardly, Dreadful Christmas Plan – Alex T. Smith

Published By: Pan MacmillanPages: 176Released On: 29/09/2022 Do you know about The Grumpus? And his Dastardly, Dreadful Christmas Plan? And about the Awful Thing that happened at the North Pole on Christmas Eve? Perhaps I should tell you about it . . This heartwarming story follows the adventures of an unlikely hero as he journeysContinue reading “The Grumpus: And His Dastardly, Dreadful Christmas Plan – Alex T. Smith”

Christmas at the Highland Flower Shop – Lucy Coleman

Published By: EmblaPages: 340Released On: 20/09/2022 Four months. One impossible task. It’s time to save Christmas. Bella Reed has worked at The Highland Flower Shop ever since she left college and now her Aunt Jane has handed the keys and the lease over to her. With the business under her reign, Bella is ready toContinue reading “Christmas at the Highland Flower Shop – Lucy Coleman”