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Six original festive tales for little children, including the story of a fake Father Christmas, stolen diamonds, a best-dressed snowman competition and Santa’s day off. This charming illustrated collection is perfect for sharing with little children at Christmas, or for older children to read themselves, and makes a delightful gift.
Russell Punter was born in Bedfordshire, England. From an early age he enjoyed writing and illustrating his own stories. He later trained as a graphic designer at art college in West Sussex before entering publishing. Since then, he has written over fifty books for children, including original fiction in both picture book and young reader formats.
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“Here's another Usborne book that the Sweet Craftiness family love. It's called 'The Usborne Book of Christmas Stories.' Pick the book up and it feels lovely, a big padded cover and a red ribbon bookmark is contained inside. To make the scene on the front cover look more magical, the illustration has been partially embossed in silver...Well done Usborne, we thoroughly enjoyed the book!”
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“...a collection of six modern Christmas stories, perfect for storytime. This is a lovely hardback book with a gorgeous sparkly cover. The festive stories are lively and interesting, and they are well illustrated with cartoon-style drawings. Daniel’s favourite story was ‘The Elf and the Toymaker’, featuring a toy machine that can make any toy a child wants – what would your children wish for?”
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