A Boy Called Christmas (Hardback)
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A Boy Called Christmas (Hardback)

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Hardback 272 Pages / Published: 16/11/2015
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You are about to read the true story of Father Christmas. It is a story that proves that nothing is impossible. A Boy Called Christmas is a tale of adventure, snow, kidnapping, elves, more snow, and a boy called Nikolas, who isn't afraid to believe in magic. From the winner of The Smarties Book Prize and the Blue Peter Book Award. With illustrations by Chris Mould.


"Matt Haig has written the most evergreen, immortal Christmas story to be published for decades. Future generations will receive the same comfort and joy from A Boy Called Christmas that they derive from mince pies, snowmen and creamy liqueurs." Stephen Fry

Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781782117896
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 361 g
Dimensions: 204 x 138 x 27 mm
Edition: Main


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Matt Haig has written the most evergreen, immortal Christmas story to be published for decades. Future generations will receive the same comfort and joy from A Boy Called Christmas that they derive from mince pies, snowmen and creamy liqueurs -- STEPHEN FRY
A new festive classic. Funny, sad and brilliant. It turns out we only knew half the story -- SIMON MAYO
Terrific . . . An instant classic * * GUARDIAN * *
Like enjoying the warmth of a good fire on a cold day . . . perfect for Christmas is every way * * INDEPENDENT * *
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 * *
Read it! * * SUNDAY TIMES * *
A glorious mix of fairytale, folklore and fun -- FRANCESCA SIMON
It will delight adults and children alike and has future classic written all over it * * THE BOOKSELLER * *

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“Magical for all ages”

I have just finished reading this and it was fantastic. My son is in the process have having it read to him and he his hooked, keeps wanting me to read more each night. A wonderful spin on the story of Father... More

Hardback edition
29th November 2015
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“Christmas magic ”

An absolute delight - I found myself smiling and feeling very festive whilst reading this.
A lovely story, with the exact right mix of humour, humanity and reindeer poop! It made me laugh out loud and it also brought... More

Paperback edition
13th December 2016
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Leilah at Doncaster

“Christmas spirit, bound up in book form.”

Did you ever wonder what Father Christmas was like as a boy? Matt Haig’s son did. In doing so he’s inspired the Christmas story that is going to touch the hearts and revive the magic of the season for a whole new... More

Hardback edition
3 similar books recommended
13th November 2015
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