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The Girl Who Saved Christmas By Matt Haig

The Girl Who Saved Christmas by Matt Haig

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Summary

This second magical book in the festive series from number one bestselling author Matt Haig, and featuring enchanting illustrations from Chris Mould is a perfect Christmas gift

The Girl Who Saved Christmas Summary

The Girl Who Saved Christmas by Matt Haig

WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BELIEVE IN MAGIC?

It is Christmas Eve and all is not well. Amelia Wishart is trapped in Mr Creeper's workhouse and Christmas is in jeopardy. Magic is fading. If Christmas is to happen, Father Christmas knows he must find her.

With the help of some elves, eight reindeer, the Queen and a man called Charles Dickens, the search for Amelia - and the secret of Christmas - begins . . .

The Girl Who Saved Christmas Reviews

The traditional search 'n' rescue adventure, done with charm, energy and enough wit to keep even the adults who will be reading this aloud as a festive bedtime story alert . . . A lovely, warm, enveloping seasonal read * * Guardian * *
Tells us the origins of Christmas as we know it . . . Haig gently infuses his charming book with lessons on caring for each other and the power of hope * * Mail on Sunday * *
If somewhere in the afterlife Roald Dahl met Charles Dickens and they cooked up a new Christmas tale, it couldn't have much on this fleet, verbally rambunctious, heart-stealing follow-up to A Boy Called Christmas * * New York Times * *
The Girl Who Saved Christmas will melt your Grinch-frozen heart -- SIMON MAYO
A plucky adventure tale in which Haig reminds us of and reworks the meaning of Christmas, pinning it onto a message of hope . . . Heartwarming * * The Herald * *
The sequel to last year's A Boy Called Christmas . . . will enchant children and melt the hearts of even the most cynical adults. Beautifully illustrated, and full of sly jokes and heartfelt wisdom, this is another Christmas cracker * * Sunday Mirror * *
Oh what fun it is to READ! . . . It's funny, sad and . . . full of wonderful characters. (We all need a Truth Pixie in our lives...) * * Daily Mail * *
An evocative, inventive and lively tale full of heart and humour * * Daily Express * *
Funny, heartfelt, pacey and with brilliant illustrations . . . A homage to Charles Dickens that may well endure as long as the work of that great man himself * * Associated Press * *
Haig's understanding of grief, cruelty and the need for hope turns a comedy about threatened elves and malfunctioning magic into a classic. A hanky for every eye and a copy in every stocking for eight plus readers, please * * New Statesman * *

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 A Boy Called 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 of books that he would have liked to have had on his shelf as a boy. He is married with two children and lives in Yorkshire.

Additional information

GOR009392458
9781782118602
1782118608
The Girl Who Saved Christmas by Matt Haig
Used - Like New
Paperback
Canongate Books Ltd
2017-10-12
352
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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