Tinsel: The Girls Who Invented Christmas (Hardback)Sibeal Pounder (author)
From the playful pen of the author of Witch Wars and Bad Mermaids comes a hilarious spin on the traditional Christmas story, starring Blanche Claus, her best friend Rinki and a whole heap of mince pies.
What if somewhere along the way we've all got the Santa story a bit wrong...?
Join Blanche Claus and her best friend Rinki for a funny festive sleigh ride you'll never forget!
From Sibeal Pounder, bestselling author of the Witch Wars and Bad Mermaids series, this tale of friendship and mince-pie feasts is the perfect book to curl up with this winter. Funny, feminist and with a huge heart, it's a gloriously Christmassy adventure that will delight even the biggest Grinch.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 390 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm
"I absolutely ADORED it! A really funny, clever, brilliant play on all the Christmas tropes. It just has to be made into a movie!" - Emma Carroll
"Joyful and hilarious, this book is full of characters I adored and dialogue that made me laugh out loud. I loved every moment of it!" - Stephanie Burgis, author of The Dragon with a Chocolate Heart
"Sibeal Pounder's stories fizz with fun and energy, and her characters grow more appealing with each book." - LoveReading4Kids
"Hilarious, heartwarming and full of fun! I so, so enjoyed this festive book and the feminist streak that ran through it. I loved all the Christmassy details peppered absolutely everywhere... I highly recommend reading this book if you want to feel full of funny festive joy!" - Harriet Muncaster
"Very sparkly storytelling and a lovely portrayal of friendship." - Hilary McKay
"Cleverly mixing the snowy chill of the North Pole with the fuzzy warmth of friendship, Tinsel is Christmas spirit wrapped in a fun, feminist parcel. The elves (all named Carol) are glorious, and I was left craving a mince pie." - Lesley Parr
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