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If you're dreaming of snuggling up with a great children's book this Christmas, check out our picks from the latest releases. With books for babies, toddlers and big kids too! 

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2021-10-01
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Santa's New Sleigh

Fabulous festive picture book from the creators of the bestselling Santa's New Beard - a perfect stocking-filler gift! Christmas Eve was here at last, The countdown clock was ticking fast . . . But yikes! When Santa turned the key (The reindeer need some help you see) The engine didn't start, it spluttered, 'That isn't right', the elves all muttered . . . When Santa's sleigh stops working on Christmas Eve the elves all rally round to help. Maybe they could use a slingshot? Or the owls could help? How about polar bears? Will they be able to sort the sleigh out before it is too late? Things are not looking good until one small elf has a bright idea! Festive and fun, this is destined to become a seasonal favourite.

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My First Elmer Christmas: Shaped Board Book

'A deserved favourite with the 2-5s' SUNDAY TIMES With its sturdy shaped board pages for little fingers, this Christmas gift is the perfect introduction for babies to the world of Elmer. It's two days before Christmas Eve, the night Papa Red visits, and the young elephants are very excited. This year Elmer has a special treat in store for the young elephants, if they can keep quiet and out of sight... Full of colour, wisdom and pathos, this classic Christmas tale has been abridged for the very youngest readers in this tactile shaped board book edition.

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Tiny Reindeer

Meet Santa's smallest helper: Tiny Reindeer! He doesn't quite fit in, but when a very special letter arrives before Christmas Eve, he embarks on a mission to find his place in the world. Tiny Reindeer just can't find his place in the busy North Pole. Being much smaller than the other reindeer, he's not very good at any of the jobs Santa gives him. But when a letter comes from a little girl with a Christmas wish to help keep the memory of her grandfather alive, Tiny knows exactly what he needs to do.

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Don't Tickle the Polar Bear!

You'd better not tickle that polar bear, because it just might growl if you do! Little children won't be able to resist tickling the adorable touchy-feely animals to hear the animal sounds in this unique novelty book. Alongside the polar bear there's a walrus, a seal and a puffin, followed by a musical finale guaranteed to get everyone dancing.

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That's not my Christmas Fairy...

An exciting festive title in the best-selling touchy-feely series.

Enjoy Christmas with five colourful fairies in this delightful title in the well-loved That's not my... series. Babies and toddlers will love exploring the tactile touchy-feely patches and looking for the familiar little white mouse.

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Poppy and Sam's Lift-the-Flap Christmas

It's Christmas Eve at Apple Tree Farm! Peep under the flaps to find out what Poppy and Sam are doing to get ready for Christmas Day. Poppy can't find Ginger, her kitten, but maybe you can see where she's hiding! An interactive book for children to enjoy during the festive season, with delightful illustrations from Stephen Cartwright.

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The Christmas Department Store

Christmas for Benji has lost its magic. This year, his family can't afford a tree, or even a turkey. But then he stumbles upon the most extraordinary department store, where polar bears talk and the presents are out of this world.

A heart-warming story of love, laughter and family.

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101 Christmas Bums

A laugh-out-loud Christmas rhyming picture book, featuring 101 magical festive bums of all shapes and sizes! From the creators of 101 Bums and 101 Spooky Bums.

Find sparkly bums, twinkly bums, jolly bums, snowy bums and lots more in this fun-filled celebration of Christmas - with an exciting festive finale!

A bouncy read-aloud text and hilarious illustrations will get every child (and grown-up) giggling and excited for Christmas.

With a super-shiny foil cover!

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The Twinkly Twinkly Nativity Book

The ten twinkly lights in this beautifully illustrated book bring the story of the nativity to life for little children. From a shining angel to the sparkling star the wise men follow, the lights create a unique and enchanting retelling of the story of the very first Christmas.

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Jingle Smells

Jingle Smells, Jingle Smells Jingle all the way, Oh what fun it is to be a skunk on Santa's sleigh! It's Christmas eve and Jingle the little skunk can't WAIT to see all the twinkly fairy lights. But as he skips into town, his terrible WHIFFY stink causes ALL SORTS of trouble. Poor Jingle is convinced he's ruined Christmas . . . But when Santa himself is captured by a gang of wicked robbers, it's up to our stinky hero to save the day. Can his JINGLE SMELLS save Christmas for everyone? A hilarious festive romp from the creators of Mince Spies and Santa Jaws. Don't forget to hold your nose!

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The Christmas Carrolls

'A Christmas book about kindness and cheer to make even Scrooge's heart melt' Dame Jacqueline Wilson

Funny festive middle grade about the world's most Christmassy family from the founder of Authorfy, perfect for 8+ readers and fans of Matt Haig, Ben Miller, Sibeal Pounder's Tinsel , and the Nativity! films

Wish it could be Christmas every day? Well, for nine-year-old Holly Carroll and her family, it is! Living her merriest life in a house with year-round fairy lights and Christmas trees, a carol-singing toilet and a diva donkey who thinks he's a reindeer, home-schooled Holly tries to spread cheer wherever she goes.

But when she goes to a new school with a singing Santa backpack and first day Christmas cards (during a heatwave in September!), she realises not everyone shares her enthusiasm for spreading cheer. In fact, when the neighbours try to remove the Carrolls from the street and Holly discovers a group of children that may not get a Christmas at all, her snowglobe world begins to crack. Is the world's most Christmassy girl about to lose her Christmas spirit?

The Christmas Carrolls is a heartwarming, hilarious and inclusive tale about the power of spreading cheer, the magic of friendship and what really matters at this most wonderful time of the year.

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Frindleswylde

Can you feel a tremble in the wind? The sun grows pale. The wild things hide. Frindleswylde is coming!

When the mysterious boy Frindleswylde enters Cora and Grandma's house in the woods, he steals the light from their lantern. Without it, Grandma will not be able to return home after work in the dark. Cora is determined to get the lantern back, but first she must follow Frindleswylde down a hole in the pond that leads to his magical frozen kingdom, where he sets her three Impossible Tasks. Reminiscent of The Snow Queen , beautifully written and sumptuously illustrated, Frindleswylde is a classic in the making.

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Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam: Santa's Stolen Sleigh

Adventure awaits Shifty and Sam in this action-packed Christmas picture book - with shiny foil on the cover! 

 Shifty and Sam are off to Lapland to bake a festive feast for Santa and his elves. But there's a Christmas crisis - the elves are unwell and can't finish the toys! Does mysterious stranger and gadget queen, Flo Frost, really want to help? Or could she have her eyes on the most magical gadget of all . . . Santa's flying sleigh?! 
It's up to Shifty and Sam to race across the snowy slopes and save Christmas for everyone! 
 Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam is a hugely successful, action-packed series about two baker-dogs who used to be robbers, but now solve mysteries and sniff out crimes!

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The Pug Who Wanted to be a Star

Peggy the pug is only little, but she's going to be a BIG star! A show-stopping new story about the loveable heroine of THE PUG WHO WANTED TO BE A UNICORN.

When Peggy the pug's friend Chloe is cast as Wendy in the school production of PETER PAN, Peggy feels left out. Chloe is too busy learning lines and going to rehearsals to play with her. So Peggy sets out to show Chloe that she has star quality, too. When a hilarious video of Peggy goes viral, Peggy becomes a celebrity overnight. Suddenly, she can't even go for a a walk to the park without being stopped for a selfie. Maybe fame isn't all it's cracked up to be . . . But when Chloe gets stage fright, Peggy knows the show must go on!

A heartwarming and gently humorous story about realising that your family are always your biggest fans.

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Tinsel: The Girls Who Invented Christmas

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.

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Baby Books

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Classic Picture Books

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Fun and Funny Picture Books

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Christmassy young Fiction

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Christmassy older Fiction 

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Christmas Stories Collections

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The Real Meaning of Christmas

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Christmas Activity Books

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BOOK OF THE MONTH - Our Sister, Again is a heartfelt exploration of what makes us 'us' and tackles themes of grief, hope and loss. For ages 9+

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