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Father Christmas and Me

Written by Matt Haig

Illustrated by Chris Mould

Father Christmas and Me Synopsis

Let the battle for Christmas begin . . . Amelia lives in the magical town of Elfhelm, newly adopted by Father Christmas and Mary Christmas. When the very jealous Easter Bunny launches an attack to ruin Christmas, it's up to Amelia, her family and the elves to fight off the forces of evil. But can they keep Christmas alive?

Father Christmas and Me Press Reviews

A subtle contemporary message about outsiders and hate underpins this energetic, funny adventure that has charm, warmth, and a sprinkle of Christmas magic * * Daily Mail * * A sparkly seasonal trilogy * * Guardian * * Funny, exciting and full of Christmas charm, this makes perfect reading for the festive season * * The Week * * Absolutely brilliant * * CBBC on THE GIRL WHO SAVED CHRISTMAS * * Full of heart and humour * * Daily Express on THE GIRL WHO SAVED CHRISTMAS * * Will melt your Grinch-frozen heart -- SIMON MAYO A lovely, warm, enveloping seasonal read * * Guardian on THE GIRL WHO SAVED CHRISTMAS * * A Christmas classic for a new generation . . . touching, funny and packed with memorable characters * * Sunday Mail on A BOY CALLED CHRISTMAS * * A glorious mix of fairytale, folklore and fun * * FRANCESCA SIMON on A BOY CALLED CHRISTMAS * * The most evergreen, immortal Christmas story to be published for decades * * STEPHEN FRY on A BOY CALLED CHRISTMAS * *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781786890726
Publication date: 18th October 2018
Author: Matt Haig
Illustrator: Chris Mould
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 304 pages

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 nominated 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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