A truly beautiful Christmassy story about a little girl lost in a land of forests and snow. Fall in love with this magical story of belonging, written by CBeebies presenter Cerrie Burnell. Mia has come to live with her Grandma in a cold and snowy land. It’s nothing like her old life in the city. She feels very different from the new children she meets. But when she watches the snow falling one night, Mia sees that she is like a snowflake: unique and perfect in her own way…

  • A gentle winter story by TV presenter Cerrie Burnell
  • Reassuring themes of belonging and self-acceptance
  • Beautifully illustrated with dreamy, snowy artwork
  • A perfect choice for any child facing life changes

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    I love this story, it’s so sweet!

    23 December 2014

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    I Loved this book because it made me feel cold but special!

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    Cerrie Burnell

    Cerrie Burnell is a much-loved presenter on Cbeebies, and now she’s an author too! Check out her picture books Snowflakes and Mermaid, and Harper and the Scarlet Umbrella, her first novel for young readers. All Cerrie’s titles are illustrated by Laura Ellen Anderson.

  • Awards

    Laura Ellen Anderson has won the Leeds Book Award and the Islington Schools Book Award.

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