Why Father Christmas Was Late for Hartlepool by Diana Hendry


Why Father Christmas Was Late for Hartlepool by Diana Hendry

One-eyed Penguin, Knitted Owl, Albapot and Raggy Christine are abandoned in the attic. One Christmas Eve, Father Christmas decides that they will be the perfect present for Lily, but he gets stuck in the cupboard hiding from the new owners.

About the Author

Diana Hendry was born in Wirral and grew up by the sea. She has published more than forty books for children and teenagers. She won a Whitbread Award for Harvey Angell and a Scottish Arts Council Book Award for Harvey Angell Beats Time. One of her picture books, The Very Noisy Night, was adapted into a show by Blunderbus Theatre Company. Diana has also written four poetry collections for adults and children. She regularly tutors a group of teenagers at the Arvon Foundation's centre in Moniack Mhor. She lives in Edinburgh.

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32 pages
Interest Age: Under 6


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Publication date

5th October 1995



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