Synopsis

Christmas in Exeter Street by Diana Hendry

A charming story which captures the true spirit of Christmas and a must for every Christmas library! It's Christmas Eve, and the house in Exeter Street is full to bursting! There's a guest in every nook and cranny from top to bottom - and even a baby sleeping in the kitchen sink! Will Father Christmas be able to find them all? This gorgeously illustrated and atmospheric picture book about a house packed full of guests perfectly captures the sense of excitement and sharing that goes with this very special time of year.

Reviews

The illustrations, by John Lawrence, are hilarious. * Education Otherwise * A classic story that all ages will love * Blackbird * This atmospheric picture book about a house packed full of guests over Christmas captures the sense of excitement and sharing that embodies the Christmas spirit. * Books for Scotland.com * A delightful story about the real meaning of Christmas - it's not about what you get, but about being together and sharing. * Made for Mums * gloriously unusual and charming picture book full of Christmas spirit * ? *

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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Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Diana Hendry
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Author's Website

www.dianahendry.co.uk/DH_Si...

Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

22nd October 2013

ISBN

9781406343038


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