Jim’s Spectacular Christmas
by Emma Thompson Illustrated by Axel Scheffler
Penguin Random House Children’s UK
Jim is a dog who just so happens to live in the Victoria and Albert Museum. When the museum’s owner, Sir Henry Cole, invents the very first Christmas card, Jim is tasked with delivering the card to a very special recipient … Based on the real-life story of Sir Henry Cole and his beloved dog Jim – who really did live in the museum – this enchanting tale written by Dame Emma Thompson and illustrated by the inimitable Alex Scheffler is destined to become a future Christmas classic. For age 5+
The Lego Ideas Book: New Edition
by Simon Hugo, Tori Kosara , Julia March and Catherine Saunders
Dorling Kindersley Ltd
The ultimate book for any lego lover this Christmas! This fully updated and brand new edition has more than 100 new models and 500 ideas. From a classic film set to a haunted house and from a monster truck rally to an ancient statue, there are so many brick-build creations to keep the lego enthusiast happy. With lots of hints and tips this book will have your imagination going into overdrive..get inspired to make your own brick-built creations! What will you build?!
by Jenny Pearson
Usborne Publishing Ltd
Christmas is in danger and it’s all down to the Angel Gabriel, who ever so slightly managed to mess things up! Now Mary, Joseph, Balthazar the wise man, a shepherd called Steve and Angel Gabriel have crashed down to earth, specifically Chipping Bottom where siblings Oscar and Molly are staying for Christmas at their grandparents’ house. Now Oscar and Molly find themselves on a hunt to track them down, in a race to save Christmas before it’s too late. Christmas and their entire existence depends on it! This is a laugh out loud funny, festive treat for families and children age 8 + from the winner of the Laugh Out loud Book Awards, Jenny Pearson.
The Very Merry Murder Club
by Abiola Bello, Annabelle Sami, Benjamin Dean, E.L. Norry, Elle McNicoll, Robin Stevens, J.T. Williams, Maisie Chan, Nizrana Farook and Patrice Lawrence
Thirteen fantastic crime and mystery stories for Winter by the most exciting and diverse authors in children’s books today, featuring Maisie Chan, Elle McNicoll, Patrice Lawrence and Nizrana Farook to name, but a few. Co-edited by Serena Patel, the award-winning author of the Anisha: Accidental Detective series and by Robin Stevens, author of the bestselling Murder Most Unladylike series. Join the Very Merry Murder Club and put your detective skills to the test, from cat napping and crazy heists to frost fairs and fancy dress. Perfect for age 9+ readers who love mysteries.