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Oh Christmas Tree

Written by Sue Hendra

Illustrated by Paul Linnet

Books for Babies and Toddlers Featured Books for 3+ readers Humorous

LoveReading View on Oh Christmas Tree

You can rely on Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet to put a fresh and funny take on the festive season. The creators of Supertato have another surprising, comic central character in this super-silly story: a rogue Christmas tree! All the other houses have a decorated Christmas tree in their window – the one at number 32 is pink – but at number 34 the tree has put its foot down and is refusing to play its part. The baubles are in despair, pleading with it to get into its pot and play its part, to no avail.  Fortunately, the tree is as vain as it is stubborn, and not too bright either, and the decorations find a way to trick it into behaving. Where else will you be able to enjoy the sight of baubles and tinsel chasing a Christmas tree round the house? Told in rollicking rhyme this is a Christmas must-have.

Andrea Reece

Oh Christmas Tree Synopsis

It's Christmas time and every tree on Sidney Street is beautifully decorated - except for one! This lively tree would rather sit at the table and pull crackers on Christmas day, than stand in a corner wearing glittery decorations! But the little gang of Bauble, Belle and the Tinsel Snake need the tree to behave so they can fulfil their decorating destinies. Will they manage to persuade Tree to stand still and be decorated? They just might, thanks to Belle's crafty brainwave. . .

Oh, Christmas Tree! is the wonderful second Christmas title from the creative and bestselling pair behind Snowball, Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet. This festively fun story is full of their usual warmth and wit, with brilliant characters and a very funny rhyming text.

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ISBN: 9781509827497
Publication date: 01/11/2019
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781509827497
Publication date: 1st November 2019
Author: Sue Hendra
Illustrator: Paul Linnet
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 32 pages
Suitable for: Baby and Toddler, 3+ readers
Genres: Humorous
Recommendations: Christmas Books

About Sue Hendra

Sue Hendra graduated from the University of Brighton in 1994 and has been an illustrator of children’s books since, and has now worked on over 100 titles. When she met Paul Linnet they fell in love and started writing and illustrating together and came up with bestsellers such as Barry the Fish with Fin- gers, Norman the Slug with the Silly Shell, Nobot the Robot with No Bottom, Supertato and most recently Supertato:Veggies Assemble. Sue and Paul live in Brighton with their young daughter, Wanda. Read more about Sue Hendra here.  

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