'Twas the night before Christmas and Santa was sick, a terrible illness had blighted St. Nick.... This heart-warming tale of Christmassy challenges and friendship will make the perfect fireside companion to any family Christmas. The perfect rhyming book for children of all ages, each beautifully flowing tale trips off the tongue and has a strong moral behind each story. Ideal for growing minds.
The Gingerbread Man started life on a shelf, as a project the farmer's wife made for herself. The poor little biscuit doesn't want to be eaten and so he runs and runs as fast as he can...but this is no ordinary tale of the gingerbread man. With quirky twists and beautiful illustrations, The Gingerbread Man is a new telling of a classic tale.
Horatio Smollet was running. The palace guards, made from burning feet and the smoke curling into evil skulls, animated by magic are chasing him. Horatio is a thief! This is a short story which fills the gaps between The Midnight Chronicles series with extra colour, detail, and texture.