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Come on a magical journey around the world in this enchanting picture book adaptation of Ben Miller’s bestselling Christmas classic

It was quarter to midnight on Christmas Eve. The lights were out all over the land, and children everywhere were asleep in their beds, dreaming of the big day to come. Well, almost everywhere . . .

Jackson is determined to stay awake until Father Christmas arrives, but on the stroke of midnight when a tiny figure whooshes down the chimney, he is in for the most magical surprise! Join Jackson on the night he met Father Christmas and travelled the world in an adventure he will never forget.

This enchanting adaptation of Ben Miller’s beloved story is exquisitely illustrated by highly acclaimed artist Elisa Paganelli, making it the perfect way to share this exhilarating Christmas classic with younger readers.

About The Author

David Reiss

Ben Miller is the bestselling author of magical stories for all the family: The Night I Met Father Christmas, The Boy Who Made the World Disappear, The Day I Fell Into a Fairytale, How I Became a Dog Called Midnight and Diary of a Christmas Elf. His next children's book, The Night We Got Stuck in a Story, will be released in September 2022. He is an actor, director and comedian, best-known for the Armstrong and Miller sketch show, the Johnny English and Paddington films, BBC's Death in Paradise and recent Netflix smash, Bridgerton.

About The Illustrator

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's UK (October 24, 2024)
  • Length: 32 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781398515772
  • Ages: 3 and up

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