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A Boy Called Christmas and The Girl Who Saved Christmas

Written by Matt Haig

Illustrated by Chris Mould

A Boy Called Christmas and The Girl Who Saved Christmas Synopsis

BELIEVE IN THE IMPOSSIBLE A lavish, boxed set containing Matt Haig's magical Christmas classics in hardback - A Boy Called Christmas and The Girl Who Saved Christmas. This special limited edition slipcase is beautifully illustrated by Chris Mould and makes the perfect gift for children aged 7 and above, and for anyone who still believes in Father Christmas A BOY CALLED CHRISTMAS This is the true story of Father Christmas. It is a story that proves that nothing is impossible. THE GIRL WHO SAVED CHRISTMAS When Amelia wants a wish to come true she knows just the man to ask - Father Christmas. But the magic she wants to believe in is starting to fade, and Father Christmas has more than impossible wishes to worry about. Upset elves, reindeer dropping out of the sky, angry trolls and the chance that Christmas might be cancelled. But Amelia, isn't just any ordinary girl. And - as Father Christmas is going to find out - if Christmas is going to be saved, he might not be able to do it alone . . .

A Boy Called Christmas and The Girl Who Saved Christmas Press Reviews

A lavish, boxed set of Matt Haig's children's books are a wonderful addition to a young reader's shelves. At once funny, sad and heartwarming * * Guardian * * These are great books, full of magic, Santa, hope and wonderful characters . . . Instant classics -- Simon Mayo Tells us the origins of Christmas as we know it * * Mail on Sunday * * A triumphant return to Elfhelm . . . A lovely, warm, enveloping seasonal read * * Guardian on THE GIRL WHO SAVED CHRISTMAS * * Matt Haig puts the Happy back into Christmas -- Jeanette Winterson on A BOY CALLED CHRISTMAS Read it! * * Sunday Times on A BOY CALLED CHRISTMAS * * The Christmas book of the year * * The Sun on A BOY CALLED CHRISTMAS * *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781782119487
Publication date: 10th November 2016
Author: Matt Haig
Illustrator: Chris Mould
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
Format: Mixed media product

About Matt Haig

As well as being a number one bestselling writer for adults, Matt Haig has won the Blue Peter Book Award, the Smarties Book Prize and been shortlisted three times for the Carnegie Medal for his stories for children and young adults. The idea for the Christmas series came when his son asked what Father Christmas was like as a boy. Chris Mould went to art school at the age of sixteen. He has won the Nottingham Children's Book Award and been commended by the Sheffield Children's Book Award. He loves his work and likes to write and draw the kind ...

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