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0857535536
Hardback:Hetty Feather's Christmas:2017
Author: Wilson, Jacqueline
Illustrator: Sharratt, Nick
Year: 2017
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Doubleday
Resource type: Physical
Note: An unexpected gift leads to trouble for Hetty on Christmas Day at the Foundling Hospital, and the dreaded Matron Bottomly is delighted to have an excuse to exclude Hetty from the festive celebrations. Poor Hetty is distraught - but just when it seems that all is lost, a dear friend arrives to whisk her away for a Christmas unlike any other. Ages 5 - 12
219 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 23 cm (hbk)
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1847152554
Hardback:The snow bear:2012
Author: Webb, Holly
Year: 2012
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Stripes
Resource type: Physical
Note: As the snow begins to fall just days before Christmas, Grandad helps Sara build an igloo in the garden, and Sara sculpts a small polar bear to watch over it. What could be more exciting than sleeping outside under the stars? But when Sara wakes up in the middle of the night, she finds that the igloo is no longer in the garden. Ages 5 - 12
158 p., ill. ; 21 cm (hbk)
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1847153291
Paperback:The snow bear:2012
Author: Webb, Holly
Year: 2012
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Stripes
Resource type: Physical
Note: As the snow begins to fall just days before Christmas, Grandad helps Sara build an igloo in the garden, and Sara sculpts a small polar bear to watch over it. What could be more exciting than sleeping outside under the stars? But when Sara wakes up in the middle of the night, she finds that the igloo is no longer in the garden. Ages 5 - 12
158 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1786890720
Paperback:Father Christmas and me:2018
Author: Haig, Matt
Illustrator: Mould, Chris
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Canongate
Resource type: Physical
Note: It isn't always easy, growing up as a human in Elfhelm, even if your adoptive parents are the newly married Father Christmas and Mary Christmas. Ages 5 - 12
294 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0857535501
Hardback:Father Christmas's fake beard:2017
Author: Pratchett, Terry
Illustrator: Beech, Mark
Year: 2017
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Hardback
Content type: Short story
Publisher: Doubleday
Resource type: Physical
Note: Have you ever wanted Christmas to be different? Turkey and carols, presents and crackers - they all start to feel a bit samey. How about a huge exploding mince pie, a pet abominable snowman, or a very helpful partridge in a pear tree? What if Father Christmas went to work at a zoo, or caused chaos in a toy store, or was even arrested for burglary? Dive into the fantastically funny world of Terry Pratchett, for a festive treat like no other. Ages 5 - 12
178 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 21 cm (hbk)
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A collection of Christmas stories from the fantastically funny Terry Pratchett. With wonderful illustrations from Mark Beech, highly recommended!
23/12/17
michaelwilkinson
Darlington
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0007463375
Hardback:Letters from Father Christmas:2012:[Rev.] ed
Author: Tolkien, J. R. R.
Author: Tolkien, Baillie
Year: 2012
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Hardback
Edition: [Rev.] ed
Content type: Letter
Publisher: HarperCollins
Resource type: Physical
Note: This book has originated from the beautiful letters and drawings that Tolkien, in the guise of Father Christmas, sent to his children over a 20 year period. Ages 5 - 12
191 p., col. ill. ; 21 cm (hbk)
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1408300540
Paperback:It's a crazy Christmas:2014
Author: Andreae, Giles
Illustrator: Gerrell, Spike
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Content type: Short story
Publisher: Orchard
Resource type: Physical
Note: Meet Billy. He's Bonkers! The Christmas celebrations have begun! But when Billy gets trapped by a snowman, weed on by a puppy and burped on by his relatives, he decides it's a totally crazy Christmas! 7+. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Billy Bonkers
122 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0192781685
Hardback:The young Oxford book of Christmas stories ; compiled by Dennis Pepper:2001
Author: Pepper, Dennis
Year: 2001
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Oxford U P
Resource type: Physical
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1407172557
Hardback:Christmas stories:2016
Year: 2016
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Hardback
Content type: Short story
Publisher: Scholastic Children's Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: This heartwarming collection of your favourite Christmas classics is filled with tales of family, presents and all the joy that Christmas brings, from frolicking goblins to the importance of giving gifts. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Scholastic classics
292 pages ; 21 cm (hbk)
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1848776683
Paperback:Stormchaser and the silver mist:2013
Author: Rapley, Belinda
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Templar Publishing
Resource type: Physical
Note: The Pony Detectives have a packed Christmas holiday ahead - they're riding in a show, doing a charity ride for Hope Farm and best of all, they're going to see their first ever polo match at Fortnum Abbey with star Argentinian rider Estoni and his horse, Stormchaser. When the girls begin investigating the mystery of ponies being let loose from their fields, the clues lead them inside the closely guarded grounds of Fortnum Abbey. As they close in on their subject, events take an unexpected turn, leaving Stormchaser's life in the balance. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: The pony detectives
282 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0141329971
Paperback:Spy dog, secret Santa:2010
Author: Cope, Andrew
Author: De la Rue, James
Year: 2010
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Puffin
Resource type: Physical
Note: LARA is a spy dog for life, not just for Christmas. But this December LARA (that's Licensed Assault and Rescue Animal to you) and her pups Spud and Star are hot on the trail of an evil computer hacker. Stanley Strange plans to hijack Christmas! Can the super spies catch Stanley before he goes crackers and makes an explosive getaway? Ages 5 - 12
125 p., ill. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1781127697
Paperback:The dog that saved Christmas:2018
Author: Davies, Nicola
Illustrator: Byrne, Mike
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Barrington Stoke
Resource type: Physical
Note: Dyslexic-friendly Jake is different from the other kids at school. He struggles when routines change and people's emotions are so hard to understand. Christmas can be even worse and often the festivities are just too much to bear. But when Jake finds a little dog lost in the street he unlocks a connection he's never had before. Ages 5 - 12
87 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 19 cm (pbk)
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0141325003
Paperback:Christmas chaos for the hundred-mile-an-hour dog:2011
Author: Strong, Jeremy
Author: Clifford, Rowan
Year: 2011
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Puffin
Resource type: Physical
Note: Streaker, the hundred-mile-an-hour dog, is brilliant at many things but most of all she's brilliant at getting into trouble! Something mysterious has happened to Streaker's puppies and Trevor is on a detective mission to find them. Can Trevor track down the puppies before Santa comes to visit? Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Laugh your socks off with Jeremy Strong
131 p., ill. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0141351926
Paperback:The hero pup:2014
Author: Rix, Megan
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Puffin
Resource type: Physical
Note: Patch is a yellow Labrador puppy in need of a home this Christmas. Eleven-year-old Joe is dreading the holidays - his first Christmas without Dad. It will never be the same again. But then Mum tells Joe about the Helper Dog Training programme. Can Joe adopt Patch for six months, give him a home and teach him to become a Helper Dog? But what about when it comes to saying goodbye? Ages 5 - 12
305 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1509832564
Paperback:The road to ever after:2017
Author: Young, Moira
Illustrator: George, Hannah, (Illustrator)
Year: 2017
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: Davy David, an orphan, lives by his wits in the dead-end town of Brownvale. When a stray dog called George turns Davy's life upside down just days before Christmas, he sets in motion a chain of events which forces them to flee. A mischievous wind blows the two of them to a boarded-up museum on the outskirts of town where they meet the elderly recluse, Miss Flint. She has planned one last adventure before her time is up and hires the reluctant Davy and George to escort her. Ages 5 - 12
226 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0746058454
Hardback:The Usborne book of Christmas stories:2004
Author: Haywood, Ian P Benfold
Author: Finnis, Anne
Year: 2004
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Usborne
Resource type: Physical
Note: A collection of stories with a festive theme Reading Age: 8-10 Interest Level: 6-8 For children
224p, ill ; 20x15.6cm (Cloth)
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0857639633
Paperback:A kitten called Holly:2017
Author: Peters, Helen
Illustrator: Snowdon, Ellie
Year: 2017
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Nosy Crow
Resource type: Physical
Note: When Jasmine and Tom rescue an abandoned kitten, Jasmine is desperate to keep her. But her parents decide to sell Holly - and Jasmine is NOT happy with her new owner! Can Jasmine and Tom give Holly the best ever Christmas present - a good home? 7+. Ages 5 - 12
131 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1406343323
Paperback:Hooey Higgins and the Christmas crash:2014
Author: Voake, Steve
Illustrator: Dodson, Emma
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Walker Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: It's snow season in Shrimpton - time for the nativity play and perfect conditions for testing the SHRIMPTON SUPERSONIC SLEDGE. One Christmas Crash later, Basbo is crumpled up in hospital and Twig's nan is stuck on the ward downstairs after an incident with a slippery salmon fritter. But Hooey and friends are determined that Nan won't miss out on seeing Twig play lead SHEEP-BOY in the Christmas show. There's only one obstacle: STARK-STARING BUG-EYED MAD NURSE MALONEY! Ages 5 - 12
141 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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044087078X
Paperback:The Jacqueline Wilson Christmas cracker:2014
Author: Wilson, Jacqueline
Illustrator: Sharratt, Nick
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Content type: Short story
Publisher: Yearling
Resource type: Physical
Note: 'The Jacqueline Wilson Christmas Cracker' is packed with brilliant Christmas stories, including a brand-new tale from Jacqueline, and classic favourites starring Tracy Beaker, in which Jacqueline's most famous heroine gets the lead part in her Christmas play! There are festive puzzles, tasty Christmas recipes, perfect present tips, and fun facts all about Christmas. Plus, there's a special letter from Jacqueline herself, so you can find out all about her own Christmas memories and traditions! Ages 5 - 12
304 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0192747789
Paperback:Stinkbomb & Ketchup-Face and the Great Kerfuffle Christmas kidnap:2016
Author: Dougherty, John
Illustrator: Tazzyman, David
Year: 2016
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Resource type: Physical
Note: It's Christmas in Great Kerfuffle, but something's not quite right. Stinkbomb and Ketchup-Face have been extra good this year but they don't have any presents! They know Father Christmas wouldn't forget them so something must have happened to him. It's up to them to save Christmas (or at least find their presents!). Ages 5 - 12
171 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 19 cm (pbk)
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1407109057
Paperback:The lion, the unicorn and me, the donkey's Christmas story:2011
Author: Winterson, Jeanette
Author: MacCurrach, Rosalind
Year: 2011
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Scholastic
Resource type: Physical
Note: In this evocative retelling of the story of the very first Christmas, the humble donkey is chosen amongst all the other animals, including the kingly lion and the proud unicorn. As his journey unfolds, he is touched by the magic and mystery of the Nativity. Ages 5 - 12
45 p., col. ill. ; 24 cm (pbk)
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0571347584
Paperback:Christmas dinner of souls:2018
Author: Montgomery, Ross, (Fiction writer)
Illustrator: Litchfield, David
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Resource type: Physical
Note: It's a dark and lonely Christmas Eve in the dining room of ancient Soul's College. The kitchen boy, 11-year-old Lucas, has helped prepare a highly unusual meal, made with unrecognisable ingredients, cooked by a mysterious chef. And then the guests arrive - and carnage ensues. They are ex-students of Soul's College, and they are all completely demented. They demand bottle after bottle of wine, flinging their cutlery and howling like banshees until - silence. The Dean of Soul's College has arrived, and the evening's ceremonies must begin. For this is the annual meeting of a secret club for those who despise children, warmth, happiness, and above all Christmas. Ages 5 - 12
232 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1408342111
Paperback:Snowflake sisters:2016
Author: Banks, Rosie, (Children's fiction writer)
Year: 2016
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Orchard Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: 'Snowflake Sisters' is a special bumper long book for even more magical fun! In this winter special, trainee Secret Princesses Charlotte and Mia must grant the Christmas wish of two sisters, Holly and Ivy. But will horrid Princess Poison ruin their family Christmas? Join Charlotte and Mia in this brilliant adventure full of princess sparkle and Christmas excitement! Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Secret Princesses
190 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1529119588
Paperback:Happy howlidays!:2018
Author: Butler, Steven
Author: Patterson, James
Illustrator: Watson, Richard
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Young Arrow
Resource type: Physical
Note: In this follow-up to the hilarious 'Dog Diaries', Junior has been in the dog house after giving in to his doggy urges when Mom-Lady turned her back and left him alone with the freshly cooked Thanksgiving turkey. Because of this, Junior is determined to make Christmas the best one ever for his pet humans and redeem 'goody boy' status. Junior has never actually experienced a human Christmas before and his perfect plans get sidelined with the shocking appearance of something called snow, a tree that seems to have sprouted in the middle of the picture box room and packs of strange humans called Carol who come to the front yard and howl. It's all very confusing! Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Dog diaries
214 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 18 cm (pbk)
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0141323205
Paperback:Invasion of the Christmas puddings:2007
Author: Strong, Jeremy
Author: Clifford, Rowan
Year: 2007
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Puffin
Resource type: Physical
Note: Father Christmas's evil brother, Bad Christmas, is plotting to take over the world. His poisonous Christmas puddings that turn humans into zombies are pouring through from the Other Side in their millions. But four children from Plumpot Primary have escaped the puddings. Are they in time to save the world? Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Laugh your socks off with Jeremy Strong
145 p., ill. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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