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New and Great Christmas Stories

Granny McFlitter: the knit before Christmas by Heather Haylock

Picture Book

Granny McFlitter is back to save Christmas at the zoo, one lightning-quick stitch at a time!

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We're Going on a Present Hunt by Goldie Hawk

Picture Book

A fun and festive reimagining of the song, 'We're Going on a Bear Hunt'. Three children are off on a hunt for the perfect Christmas present! But first they've got to get through the spiky Christmas trees, a herd of hungry reindeer, some noisy carol singers and a very busy toyshop! But there are SO MANY toys... will they ever find the perfect present?

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How Winston Came Home for Christmas by Alex Smith

Children's non-fiction 394.2663 SMI

It is five days until Christmas and Winston has a very curious mystery to solve. He has hazy rememberings of another mouse, and he just knows that someone very important to him is lost. After promising Oliver that he will be back in time for Christmas, no matter what, Winston sets out on an exciting round-the-world adventure to find the missing mouse, helped along the way by wonderful old friends and delightful new ones, too. This Christmas mystery is written in 24-and-a-half-chapters, one to read every day of December in the lead up to Christmas, and each chapter includes it's very own festive activity for all the family to enjoy together!

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There's No Such Thing as Elves by Lucy Rowland

Picture Book

When a little boy is told there's no such thing as elves, he's sure it can't be true. Elves must be real! Everyone knows they help Santa make presents! But to prove that elves exist, this little boy will need a Christmas miracle. And do elves exist? Well, if you look closely enough, you might just find one.

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Father Christmas and the Three Bears by Lou Peacock

Picture Book

It's Christmas Eve and Father Christmas has fallen asleep at the Three Bears' cottage but NOTHING will wake him. It's up to Baby Bear and the Fairy-Tale Rescue Rangers to deliver the last presents so EVERY child gets a gift. But how will they cross the Roaring Rushing River, navigate the Deepest Darkest Wood and get past the Most Monstrous Mountain... all before the children wake up on Christmas morning?

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Peppa's Christmas Unicorn by Lauren Holowaty

Picture Book

It's Christmas Eve, and Peppa and her family are off to a Christmas fair. There's yummy food, fun games... and a carousel with a magical Christmas unicorn! But what other Christmas magic is in store for Peppa?

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The Twelve Days of Christmas by Rachel Piercey

Board Book

Join Bear as he sets off to find and count twelve presents gifted to him by Santa. A delightful board book, perfect for the youngest nature spotters.

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Night Night Santa by Jean Claude

Board Book

Watch as Santa visits lots of different homes, then turn the shaped pages to see the presents he leaves behind.

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