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The Night I Met Father Christmas

The Christmas classic from bestselling author Ben Miller

About The Book

Enter a world of wonder this Christmas with the bestselling classic adventure from the fastest-growing UK children's author, Ben Miller.

Jackson knows all about the flying reindeer, the elves and the secret North Pole workshop, and the magic that allows Father Christmas to deliver presents around the world in just one night. But one thing he doesn't know - how did Father Christmas become Father Christmas? That all changes when, one Christmas Eve, Jackson meets Father Christmas and hears his incredible story.  It might not be what Jackson is expecting, but then no good story ever is . . .

A Christmas classic full of magic and wonder and the perfect gift to read together, The Night I Met Father Christmas, beautifully illustrated by Daniela Jaglenka Terrazini will have the whole family waiting to see who comes down the chimney on Christmas Eve. 

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Praise for Ben Miller:

‘A magical adventure’ Sunday Express
 on The Day I Fell into a Fairytale

‘Great for reading aloud’ Week Junior on The Day I Fell into a Fairytale

‘Fabulous’ Sunday Express on The Boy Who Made the World Disappear

‘A sheer delight for all kids both big AND small’ Ruth Jones on The Night I Met Father Christmas

‘A fire-side gem of a story’ Abi Elphinstone on The Night I Met Father Christmas

About The Author

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 31, 2019)
  • Length: 304 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781471171543
  • Ages: 8 - 99

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