Father Christmas Comes Up Trumps! by Nicholas Allan


Father Christmas Comes Up Trumps! by Nicholas Allan

Father Christmas is back, and this time he's had three helping of sprouts! As he tries to deliver the presents, his tummy rumbles, gurgles and groans, but Father Christmas knows he must keep it in - he doesn't want to wake anyone up! Will he come up Trumps?

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A cheeky seasonal treat and sequel to the hugely popular Father Christmas Needs a Wee! The Bookseller Told through rhyming couplets, children will love to join in with this one and the onomatopoeic words will encourage enthusiastic interaction... Be prepared for squeals of glee and cheeky laughter from start to finish. Early Years Educator A lively and fun story to get children into the Christmas spirit and with its rhyming text, rooftop spreads and the delight of a 'naughty word', it makes a great read-aloud ReadingZone website Written with great descriptive text ... Any young child is going to find this book thoroughly entertaining Over 40 and a Mum to One blog This is laugh out loud stuff, just right for letting off steam after that magnificent Christmas dinner (with sprouts, of course), but children and parents will be happy to return to this lovely book any time of the year. Books Monthly

About the Author

Nicholas Allan

Nicholas Allan studied Fine Art at the Slade and has completed an MA in creative writing at the University of East Anglia. His highly original picture books have won him several awards including the Sheffield Children's Book Award for The Queen's Knickers and the Federation of Children's Books Best Picture Book Award for Demon Teddy. He lives in Lambeth in a converted pub.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 2


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Publication date

24th October 2013



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