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Katie: Katie's London Christmas by James Mayhew

Katie: Katie's London Christmas

James Mayhew

Part of the Katie Series


Katie: Katie's London Christmas by James Mayhew

Discover the magic of London at Christmas time with this classic Katie picture book.When Katie and Jack are woken up late on Christmas Eve by a loud sneeze, little do they realise that they are about to embark on the most amazing evening! Soon they are flying high across London, over snow-dusted landmarks, through the star-scattered sky with the one and only Father Christmas, in his sleigh, with his magical reindeer! But can they help Father Christmas to deliver all his presents and be back in time for Christmas morning? 'Wonderful ... magical ... the foiled cover and magical illustrations of London in all her festive glory make this book the perfect Christmas gift' - Parents in Touch.


Enchanting. * Evening Echo * A fabulously festive story... beautifully illustrated. A firm family favourite. * Aldershot News and Mail * A lovely story with stunning illustrations... sure to enthrall young readers. * Families * Beautifully illustrated. * Ham & High * A charming story, beautifully illustrated in James Mayhew's distinctive style... a feast for the eyes. * Carousel * A beautifully starry, sparkly view of the capital. * Daily Express * An extraordinary London sleigh ride (with a rather special driver), snowy sights, festive sounds and all the hallmarks of a magical London Christmas -- it's all in this brand new Katie story, perfect for pint-sized capital-dwellers. * The School Run * Wonderfully Christmassy... simply beautiful. * Books for Keeps * James Mayhew has been entertaining youngsters with his Katie series for 25 years. * Daily Express * Ideal for the night before, or after, Christmas. * New Statesman * A charming story, beautifully illustrated in James Mayhew's distinctive style. The rich panoramic views of London make this book a feast for the eyes. * Carousel * Much to see in each page spread that children will be enthralled and wrapped up in this book for many readings... brilliant stuff. * Read It Daddy! * Wonderful... magical... the foiled cover and magical illustrations of London in all her festive glory make this book the perfect Christmas gift. * Parents in Touch *

About the Author

James Mayhew is a popular author/illustrator whose many books include the Katie books, published by Orchard and The Kingfisher Book of Tales from Russia. He lives in Hertfordshire with his wife and son.

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32 pages


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Orchard Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

3rd September 2015



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