One Christmas Wish (Hardback)
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One Christmas Wish (Hardback)

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Hardback 64 Pages / Published: 05/10/2017
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The Sunday Times Children's Book of the Year 2017

It's Christmas Eve and Theo - left at home with a babysitter - sees an odd-looking star out of his window and decides to make a wish. He wishes that he had some friends to keep him company. Moments later the Christmas decorations begin to disentangle themselves from the tree behind him, ready to wreak a little havoc ...

Written with generous helpings of warmth and humour, this is a story about treasuring the people and values that really matter at this time of year from master storyteller and bestselling children's author Katherine Rundell, creator of Rooftoppers and The Wolf Wilder.

Emily Sutton's breathtaking illustrations capture the magic of the season in stunning detail, making this the perfect Christmas gift.

Katherine Rundell spent her childhood in Africa and parts of Europe before settling in the UK. She is the author of Rooftoppers, a story of one girl’s adventures across the rooftops of Paris, which won the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize and the Blue Peter Book Award.

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9781408885734
Number of pages: 64
Weight: 465 g


MEDIA REVIEWS

“The telling feels as though it belongs to a classic tradition of adventure stories... stirring about nature and the importance of being brave and free.” - The Sunday Times

"A triumph." - Philip Pullman on The Wolf Wilder

"The Wolf Wilder has everything: it's a truly compelling read; it's beautifully written; it's totally original and yet has the familiar feel of an established classic." - Jacqueline Wilson on The Wolf Wilder

"The kind of novel that reminds you why books are worth reading and life is worth living." - Lauren St John on The Wolf Wilder

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Hardback

“Sure to become a modern Christmas classic!”

Everything you could possibly want in a Christmas story - magic, warmth, humour, bucketloads of Christmas spirit and sumptuously festive illustrations - it's sure to become that book which comes out to be read... More

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“Magical”

Everyone loves a good magical story at Christmas!
Especially with brilliant colourful illustrations and as if all of this was not enough it is even set in the fantastic city of Durham!!
LOVE IT!
(Katherine, if you... More

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“A new Christmas classic!”

Bored of The Night Before Christmas? Fed up of the Snowman? Here comes the wonderful Katherine Rundell, riding to the rescue of all younger readers (and parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles etc). One Christmas Wish... More

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