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The Puffin Book of Christmas Stories

Suitable for 7 - 12 years

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Rated 4/5 from 18 ratings

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Product description

It’s Christmas Eve, with stars in the sky and snow everywhere! There’s a surprise for James, a ghostly warning for mean old Scrooge… and a special Christmas wish for some runaway hobby-horses! Fifteen glorious stories both old and new bring alive the wonder of Christmas. Curl up under the tree with a spiced cookie, and celebrate the snowy magic of it all.

  • A glorious treasury of fifteen classic festive stories
  • Authors include Charles Dickens and Malorie Blackman
  • Beautifully atmospheric illustrations by Nick Ward
  • Just right for sharing with your family at bedtime

Product Details







Date published

November 1st, 2001

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  • 176 pages


UK edition


  1. gack
    on 2 November 2010


    its sweet romantic and beutefull avreone should read it

    5out of 5

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  1. Avatar lion 761782

    on 8 March 2013

    Oh my gosh! i love all the short stories in the book especially the Christmas party!

  2. Avatar cat 761729

    on 4 March 2013

    A nice book that gets me in the mood for christmas, it’s great to read in the week before Christmas as it makes it feel even more special and magical

    4out of 5
  3. Petula 113689

    on 22 November 2012

    i do not like it

    1out of 5
  4. Horridhenry thumb 16

    on 19 November 2012

    It’s Christmas Eve, with stars in the sky and snow everywhere! It brings a surprise for James, a ghostly warning for Scrooge… and a special Christmas wish for some runaway hobby-horses. Fifteen glorious stories both old and new celebrate the wonder and magic of the festive season. Curl up in a quiet corner to enjoy them as the snow falls, or gather round and share a story with family members young and old!

    most of you loved this

  5. Fairy thumb 11

    on 16 November 2012

    I like christmas,so I want to read this book.xxxxxx

    5out of 5
  6. Room on the broom 113684

    on 7 November 2012

    hi it really good

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    on 6 November 2012

    i love it!

    5out of 5
  8. Abigail 113288

    on 19 October 2012

    exalent i loved it

    5out of 5
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    on 23 October 2011


    5out of 5
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    on 3 January 2011

    its christmas eve with stars in the sky and show everywhere it bites a suprise james a ghostly warning for scrooge and aspecl christmas with for some runaway wobby hors fifeen glorious stories both old and new celebrater the wold and magic of christmas curlupic aquiet corner toenjox them snow falls orga ther round and share a stori with famly members young and old

    4out of 5
  11. Ef dragon thumb 5

    on 21 November 2010

    it was ok not brillint but tiny bit rubbish noex

    5out of 5
  12. Flat stanley thumb 225

    on 14 November 2008

    This book is great! There are lots of different stories and I loved every single one of them!

    5out of 5