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Books to Help You Get Into The Christmas Spirit

Books to Help You Get Into The Christmas Spirit

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Slades ‘Merry Christmas Everybody’ is on repeat wherever you go, switch on the tv and surprise ‘Buddy the elf’ is on your screen again, Christmas lights are brightening up the streets. Yet sometimes our busy day to day lives doesn’t give us the chance to take it all in and get into the festive spirit.


So go ahead, cosy up with a warm, fluffy blanket, your go-to cuppa (we recommend a gingerbread hot chocolate) and light up a cinnamon-scented candle just to make it that much more festive. Then grab a book we’ve recommended below that is sure to make the Christmas magic finally come to you!




The Scritch

Gigga Black



Christmas is supposed to be a mystical time of year but Mr Trott never quite realised just how magical it was.


During a walk out in the woods on Boxing Day, Mr Trott suddenly finds himself in an other-worldly adventure when he falls into a gully and meets the Scritch, a strange creature with green, warty skin and burps of purple mist. 


Will Mr Trott be able to make it back home with the help of some new friends and his trusty dog, Barney? The journey won't be easy but it will be out of this world...





Mrs Bunny Saves Christmas

Penny Findlow


Father Christmas and his reindeer, led by Rudolph, set out to deliver presents to all the boys and girls. Suddenly, a dreadful fog appears which causes the sleigh to stop. Can Mrs. Bunny help save the day?









Holly and The Snow Fairy

Genna Rowbotham



Holly loves Christmas. It is the best time of the year!


All year long, Holly has been talking to The Snow Fairy that she believes lives in her special holly bush in the garden. But as the big day approaches, Holly needs the fairy's help.


With a little magical assistance, could this be the most special Christmas ever?




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I'll Be Home For Christmas 

Abbey Clancy


Popstar Jessika Malone can’t believe her luck! Not only has she signed a major record deal and is topping the charts with her latest single, she’s just been offered the chance of a lifetime: a tour with gorgeous megastar Cooper Black…

It’s everything she’s ever dreamed of – except that it means travelling thousands of miles from her boyfriend, Daniel, just when he’s finally got down on one knee and popped the question!

Far from home and followed by the paparazzi, her relationship is tested more than Jessika ever imagined – will she make it home for Christmas before it’s too late?




Christmas Shopaholic

Sophie Kinsella 

Becky Brandon (née Bloomwood) adores Christmas. It's always the same – Mum and Dad hosting, carols playing, Mum pretending she made the Christmas pudding, and the next-door neighbours coming round for sherry in their terrible festive jumpers.

And now it's even easier with online bargain-shopping sites – if you spend enough you even get free delivery. Sorted!

But this year looks set to be different. Unable to resist the draw of craft beer and smashed avocado, Becky's parents are moving to ultra-trendy Shoreditch and have asked Becky if she'll host Christmas this year. What could possibly go wrong?

With sister Jess demanding a vegan turkey, husband Luke determined that he just wants aftershave again, and little Minnie insisting on a very specific picnic hamper – surely Becky can manage all this, as well as the surprise appearance of an old boyfriend and his pushy new girlfriend, whose motives are far from clear . . .

Will chaos ensue, or will Becky manage to bring comfort and joy to Christmas?




A Wedding In December

Sarah Morgan 


In the snowy perfection of Aspen, the White family gathers for youngest daughter Rosie's whirlwind Christmas wedding.

First to arrive are the bride’s parents, Maggie and Nick. Their daughter’s marriage is a milestone they are determined to celebrate wholeheartedly, but they are hiding a huge secret about their own: they are on the brink of divorce. After living apart for the last six months, the last thing they need is to be trapped together in an irresistibly romantic winter wonderland.

Rosie’s older sister Katie is also dreading the wedding. Worried that impulsive, sweet-hearted Rosie is making a mistake, Katie is determined to save her sister from herself. If only the irritatingly good-looking best man, Jordan, would stop interfering with her plans…

Bride-to-be Rosie loves her fiance but is having serious second thoughts. Except everyone has arrived – how can she tell them she's not sure? As the big day gets closer, and emotions run even higher, this is one White family Christmas none of them will ever forget.




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