Allan Plenderleith - Author

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A Knock at the Door on Christmas Day

A Knock at the Door on Christmas Day

Author: Allan Plenderleith Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/09/2018

The little old lady in the house down the road, lives all alone with only her memories to keep her company. But a knock at the door from a young girl on Christmas Eve will change her life forever.

The Smelly Sprout Sticker Activity Book

The Smelly Sprout Sticker Activity Book

Author: Allan Plenderleith Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/10/2017

Teddy Christmas

Teddy Christmas

Author: Allan Plenderleith Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/10/2017

Poor Teddy Christmas! Thrown out on Christmas Eve for having a rip where his heart should be. His stuffing is falling out and his old owner has replaced him for a new teddy. All Teddy wants for Christmas is to find someone new to love him and hold him. He goes on an adventure, in search of someone new, and on the way he helps lots of new friends by giving them his stuffing to use. But soon he has helped so many, there is hardly any of him left! Will poor Teddy Christmas ever find someone to love him on Christmas Day?

The Snowman Strikes Back

The Snowman Strikes Back

Author: Allan Plenderleith Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2016

The Tiny Tree

The Tiny Tree

Author: Allan Plenderleith Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2015

Deep in the forest, a tiny tree is taken from its home with all the other big trees and brought to the city ...but no-one wants the Tiny Tree to be their Christmas tree. The Tiny Tree so wants to be like the other trees - covered in pretty baubles, with special presents underneath and surrounded by a family, but can she ever find someone who wants her?

The Christmas Carrot

The Christmas Carrot

Author: Allan Plenderleith Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/10/2013

Everyone wants a piece of the Christmas carrot! The snowman wants him for a nose. The family want him for Christmas dinner. And even Santa's reindeer want to gobble him up! Can the Christmas carrot survive?

The Chicken and the Egg

The Chicken and the Egg

Author: Allan Plenderleith Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/03/2013

Far, far away on a tumbledown farm, lives a little brown chicken called Flo. Every chicken lays one egg every day, all except Flo. So begins this charming fable by the author of Christmas bestseller The Smelly Sprout. Flo tries everything to help her lay an egg, but nothing works. One night a storm changes everything, but will Flo's dreams ever come true?

The Silly Satsuma

The Silly Satsuma

Author: Allan Plenderleith Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/09/2012

When Eric Greenbogle wakes up on Christmas morning there are no presents under the tree - because Eric has been a BAD BOY! All he finds is a single bright orange satsuma. I don't want a silly satsuma! What can a silly satsuma do? But this is no ordinary satsuma as Father Christmas has given it magical powers. The satsuma springs to life and tries to show Eric that being bad is definitely NOT GOOD!

The Boy Giant

The Boy Giant

Author: Allan Plenderleith Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/10/2009

He was born big - and just keeps getting bigger and bigger and bigger! But life soon gets lonely for the Boy Giant he has no friends and can't even give his mummy a hug. Will he ever find a friend?

The Smelly Sprout

The Smelly Sprout

Author: Allan Plenderleith Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/10/2009

All he wants is to find a home, but thrown out into the snow on Christmas day, the smelly sprout comes up against a terribly rude Christmas tree, an awfully impolite snowman and, worst of all - a greedy fox. But will a chance encounter with someone as small as the sprout change everything? With deliciously witty illustrations and a story to touch the heart, this charming tale is loved by children and parents alike. And one thing's for sure, love them or loathe them, you'll never look at a sprout in the same way again.

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