Orion Early Reader: A Friend for Christmas

If Luka could have anything in the world for Christmas, it would be to see Buddy again. His red-and-grey mongrel with one floppy ear has been missing for months. Deep down, Luka worries that Buddy is gone forever. But at Christmastime, some wishes really do come true… Warm your heart this Christmas as you read Buddy’s story, and give your reading skills a holiday boost at the same time.

  • A delightful festive reader with a happy ending
  • By Blue Peter Award winner author Lauren St John
  • Lauren’s bestselling books include The White Giraffe
  • An ideal first stepping stone up from picture books

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    Lauren St. John

    Lauren St John is author of the award-winning Laura Marlin mysteries and the bestselling One Dollar Horse series.


    Lauren St John won the 2010 Blue Peter Book of the Year Award for Dead Man’s Cove. White Giraffe has won several awards, including the East Sussex, Calderdale and Stockport prizes.

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