Experience all the magic of Christmas Eve with this festive modern classic from the award-winning Katherine Rundell - with glorious illustrations by renowned artist Emily Sutton.
NOMINATED FOR THE CILIP CARNEGIE MEDAL AND CILIP KATE GREENAWAY MEDAL 2019
It's Christmas Eve and Theo - left at home with a babysitter - sees an odd-looking star out of his window and decides to make a wish. He wishes that he had some friends to keep him company. Moments later the Christmas decorations begin to come alive, ready to wreak a little havoc ...
Written with generous helpings of warmth and humour, this is a story about the true spirit of Christmas and treasuring the people who really matter to us. With breathtaking illustrations by Emily Sutton capturing the magic of the season, this timeless classic from the bestselling author of Rooftoppers and The Explorer makes the perfect Christmas gift.
Katherine Rundell is the winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize and Costa Children's Book Award, and has been shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal. She is a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford.
Emily Sutton is the illustrator of the Clara Button books and The Tale of the Castle Mice by Michael Bond.