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1405250267
Paperback:A Christmas adventure:2009
Author: Bearn, Emily
Author: Price, Nick
Year: 2009
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Egmont
Resource type: Physical
Note: It is winter at Rose cottage and Christmas is fast approaching. But for Arthur and Lucy Mildew they hold out little hope of receiving any presents. But Tumtum and Nutmeg have other ideas. This book also comes complete with a special recipe book filled with dishes and snacks written and annotated by the characters. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Tumtum & Nutmeg
107 p., ill. ; 18 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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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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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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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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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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0141324635
Paperback:The battle for Christmas:2008
Author: Strong, Jeremy
Author: Clifford, Rowan
Year: 2008
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Puffin
Resource type: Physical
Note: When Ellie puts on her new pyjamas, strange things start to happen. She and her little brother, Max, are whisked off to the Christmas Shop where a battle is raging between a troop of toys and the scary Christmas Tree Fairy and her army of angels. Can Ellie and Max save Christmas - or will they be arrested for being mince spies? Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Laugh your socks off with Jeremy Strong
164 p., ill. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0141325992
Paperback:A Christmas wish:2009
Author: Bentley, Sue
Author: Swan, Angela
Year: 2009
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Puffin
Resource type: Physical
Note: When lonely Marie moves from Poland to a new English school, all she wants to do is to make a friend. So when Starshine, a fluffy little reindeer, appears, it seems that Marie's biggest Christmas wish really could come true. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Magic reindeer
118 p., ill. ; 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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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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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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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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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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0192743317
Paperback:Lucy's magic snow globe:2015
Author: Booth, Anne, (Children's fiction writer)
Year: 2015
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Resource type: Physical
Note: Lucy - make a wish on the magic snow globe. You can save Christmas! Lucy has found a tiny baby rabbit, injured and all alone. With a house full of visitors, looking after him is going to be difficult, and it seems like only a miracle can save him. But with the help of her special snow globe, and a sprinkle of magic, Lucy might just reunite him with his own family in time for Christmas Day. Ages 5 - 12
138 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0552576700
Paperback:Hetty Feather's Christmas:2018
Author: Wilson, Jacqueline
Illustrator: Sharratt, Nick
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Corgi Books
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) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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033043974X
Paperback:The story of Holly & Ivy:2005:[New ed.]
Author: Godden, Rumer
Author: Birmingham, Christian
Year: 2005
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Edition: [New ed.]
Publisher: Macmillan Children's
Resource type: Physical
Note: Ivy is an orphan who has always pretended she has a grandmother. Holly is a Christmas doll waiting in the window of Mr Blossom's toy shop for a special girl to come and buy her. Could it be that if both Holly and Ivy wish hard enough, their dream to be together will come true? Ages 5 - 12
56 p., ill. ; 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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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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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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0349011702
Hardback:Noel Streatfeild's Christmas stories:2018
Author: Streatfeild, Noel
Illustrator: Bailey, Peter
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Hardback
Content type: Bibliography, Short story
Publisher: Virago Press
Resource type: Physical
Note: There is something here for every Streatfeild fan in this very special Christmas collection: escapades on stage and ice, a merry trip to the pantomime with the Bell family, festive adventures and mishaps, celebrations and small disasters. Originally written for annuals, magazines and the radio from the 1940s-70s, these stories by the incomparable Noel Streatfeild have never been collected before. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Virago modern classics
170 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 21 cm (hbk)
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0007521944
Paperback:Christmas crackers:2013
Author: Willis, Jeanne
Illustrator: Reed, Nathan
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: HarperCollins Children's Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: Rory and his pals are back for some penguin-tastic festive fun. It's Christmas time at City Zoo and the all-singing, all-dancing penguins have gone Christmas crackers! 7+. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Penguin pandemonium
183 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0008195706
Hardback:A pug like Percy:2016
Author: Harrison, Fiona
Year: 2016
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: MIRA
Resource type: Physical
Note: Percy is homeless, abandoned by his owner at an animal rescue centre on a cold winter's night. So when he finds a loving new home with Gail and her family, his deepest wish is that this time, it's forever.Gail hopes that Percy will be the little miracle that her family so desperately needs. Her young daughter, Jenny, is in and out of hospital and she's only just holding things together with her husband, Simon. With the family at breaking point, and Christmas just around the corner, is Percy the furry friend they've all been waiting for?
384 pages ; 21 cm (hbk)
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A harmless bit of fun for both children and adults.
05/10/17
JDH
Staffordshire
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0552576662
Paperback:Father Christmas's fake beard:2018
Author: Pratchett, Terry
Illustrator: Beech, Mark
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Content type: Short story
Publisher: Corgi Books
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. These ten stories will have you laughing, gasping and crying (with laughter) - you'll never see Christmas in the same way again. Ages 5 - 12
178 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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