Father Christmas

We can’t stop smiling at this cheeky Santa: a grumpy old grouch who hides a heart of gold. Are you looking forward to Christmas Eve? Father Christmas isn’t! “Bloomin’ reindeer! Bloomin’ Christmas!”, he mutters as he gets ready to deliver presents. He’s not feeling jolly at all! But after his long sleigh ride round the world on Christmas night, something cheers him up at last… See how Christmas works its magic on this gruff old man in a funny and touching classic story.

  • Winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal for illustration
  • By the legendary author-illustrator of The Snowman
  • A witty, quirky and unique take on Father Christmas
  • Told in picture strips with a handful of easy words

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    Raymond Briggs has twice won the Kate Greenaway Medal for Father Christmas and his Mother Goose Treasury, and has also won the Nestle Smarties and Kurt Maschler awards.

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