Nickolai of the North (CD-Audio)Lucy Daniel Raby (author)
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Nickolai is the last true elf left in the world, rescued from the fate of his people by Comet, a flying reindeer.
Brought up by human parents in the distant north, Nickolai knows that there's something different about him. Teased and bullied because of his pointed ears, he seeks solace with the reindeer in the enchanted forest.
But when Magda starts to steal children's youth in order to regain her own beauty, Nick must travel north to foil her evil plans ...
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
Weight: 175 g
Dimensions: 24 x 124 x 142 mm
Edition: Unabridged edition
This is children's fiction at its most thrilling...a brilliant story, brilliantly told. It will never ever leave you * Betty Bookmark *
This is an enchanting and captivating story with a thrilling plot, which cleverly weaves together the traditional details of the Santa Claus story...an ideal book to snuggle up with on the cold dark evenings before Christmas * Herts & Essex Observer Series *
A classic myth in the making * guardian.co.uk *
A perfect Christmas story * Aldershot Mail *
I liked this book because it is very magical and a very interesting story -- David Burke, aged 9 * Cork Evening Echo *
A lovely Christmassy read for confident readers aged seven and above * Norwich Evening News *
Richly embroiders the Christmas myth to come up with a charming fantasy * Glasgow Herald *
The definitive story of how Santa came to be -- a book for every home this Christmas. This is a beautifully original story with many twists and turns -- it is sure to become a Christmas classic * Reading Zone *
Leaves us with a tale that is earthy and believable, as well as magical * TES Teacher (Supplement to the TES) *
A real yuletide treat ... If it doesn't give you that Xmas feeling, then there is no help for it: you have become Scrooge. * The Times *
Enchantingly original ... thrilling twists ensure that this will become a Christmas classic. * The Independent *
This definitive story of how Santa came to be recreates the magic of Christmas with elves, fairies, flying reindeer, and plenty of snow and ice. A classic myth in the making, presented in a luxurious gift edition. * Starred review, Publishing News *
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