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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. (Synopsis from Waterstones.co.uk)
This book is available to borrow from the Library via the online request form
Christmas Word of the Day
A fruit bread of nuts, spices, and dried or candied fruit, coated with powdered sugar or icing sugar.
It is a traditional German bread eaten during the Christmas season.
Did you know?
Ever wondered why it's called mincemeat?
Although now mostly vegetarian, in Victorian times, mince pies were made with beef and spices.