Waiting for Santa by Steve Metzger


Waiting for Santa by Steve Metzger

It's Christmas Eve in the forest. Will Santa bring us presents? squeaks Mouse. Of course not! huffs Badger. Santa doesn't even we're here. But clever Bear has a plan. He sets his friends to work making reindeer snacks and a huge tree to attract Father Christmas' attention. We just have to believe! Bear tells them. But will Santa really come? From author Steve Metzger (We're Going on a Leaf Hunt and Pluto Visits Earth!) comes a tale of belief and friendship to light up the holiday season. Packed with plenty of surprises and festive fun, this is the perfect festive book to reassure young children. The rich and colour illustrations make this an ideal gift for children aged three to six.


I wouldn't change a thing about this book. It's ridiculously sweet, has a lovely build up with just the right amount of angst, and then a superb happy ending. Fully recommended, it's one you won't mind reading every day in the run up to December 25th. The Book Bag Christmas can't come soon enough in this sweet and charming story... - Lancashire Evening Post This really is Christmas enchantment, small furry animal style. - Jill R Bennett Gentle illustrations accompany this simple tale of friendship, working together and, above all, not losing hope. This lovely picture book reminds readers that Christmas is a time for believing in all things magical. - Booktrust The illustrations are heartmeltingly cute! - Old Socks and Lollipops This story of belief and friendship is packed with plenty of surprises and is the perfect book to reassure young children that Santa will find them! - Words for Life This is an adorable, sweet little picture book... This would make a lovely, magical gift. - The Bookworm Baby

About the Author

Steve Metzger is the award-winning author of more than sixty children's books, including Pluto Visits Earth! ( ABC Best Books for Children ), Detective Blue ( Librarians Choice selection), and The Ice Cream King. He lives in New York City with his wife and daughter. Alison Edgson was born in County Down in Northern Ireland and now lives near Newport in Wales. When she's not illustrating children's books, Alison spends most of her free time chasing her chickens out of the vegetable garden and brushing the cat, and loves walking her dogs in the countryside.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 3


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Publication date

10th September 2015



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