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Christmas Book of the Day
A Boy Called Christmas
A fond, funny and magical tale from award-winning writer Matt Haig that tells the story of how one little boy from Finland came to become Father Christmas. Little Nikolas’s life was not easy. Rarely receiving any kind of gift at Christmas, he certainly believed in happiness…yet he didn’t experience very much of it. Until one day, something magical happened.
Join Nikolas on a life-changing adventure, full of fantastic characters and beautiful moments, and watch how one little boy came to be the very symbol of Christmas itself. Full to bursting with festive wonder, this story will warm the heart of readers young and old. (Description from Waterstones.co.uk)
This book is available to borrow from the Library via the online request form
Christmas Word of the Day
A sweetened German bread, made from raised dough, usually containing nuts, raisins and citron.
Did you know?
Although now mostly vegetarian, in Victorian times, mince pies were made with beef and spices.