Little Gems - I Killed Father Christmas

Paperback

A delightfully witty and tender-hearted Christmas story like none other, introducing a unique author and illustrator collaboration to make for a very special Little Gem.

Jo-Jo is convinced that Christmas is cancelled – and it's all his fault. To make amends, he decides he must become Father Christmas. An old coat of his mum's, a sack of outgrown toys and a sudden snowfall are all he needs – along with a little help from some very Christmassy magic. High quality cream paper and a special easy to read font ensure a smooth read for all.

RRP: £6.99

ISBN

978-1-78112-710-0

Publication Date

06-10-2017

Format

Paperback

Pages

96 pages

Dimensions

126x168mm

Product Description

A delightfully witty and tender-hearted Christmas story like none other, introducing a unique author and illustrator collaboration to make for a very special Little Gem.

Jo-Jo is convinced that Christmas is cancelled – and it's all his fault. To make amends, he decides he must become Father Christmas. An old coat of his mum's, a sack of outgrown toys and a sudden snowfall are all he needs – along with a little help from some very Christmassy magic. High quality cream paper and a special easy to read font ensure a smooth read for all.

Author

Anthony McGowan, Illustrated by Chris Riddell

Anthony McGowan is the author of many critically acclaimed YA novels including Hellbent, Henry Tumour and The Knife that Killed Me. His Barrington Stoke titles include the Carnegie Medal shortlisted Rook and the 2020 Carnegie Medal winner Lark which the judges described as "a standalone masterpiece".||Chris Riddell is an award-winning artist, illustrator, and occasional writer of children’s books. His own fiction, namely the Ottoline and Goth Girl series, were a great success, with Chris winning three Nestlé Smarties Book prizes. Chris was appointed the UK Children’s Laureate in 2015, a role which he used to promote the joy of drawing, doodling and telling stories. Chris has also collaborated with a many prominent authors including Paul Stewart on the best-selling fantasy series, The Edge Chronicles; and former Children’s Laureate Michael Rosen on A Great Big Cuddle: Poems for the Very Young. Chris lives in Brighton and works as a political cartoonist for The Observer.