A Boy Called Christmas
By (author) Matt Haig; Illustrated by Chris Mould; Read by Stephen Fry
You are about to read the true story of Father Christmas. It is a story that proves that nothing is impossible. A Boy Called Christmas is a tale of adventure, snow, kidnapping, elves, more snow, and a boy called Nikolas, who isn’t afraid to believe in magic. From the winner of The Smarties Book Prize and the Blue Peter Book Award.
Reviews of A Boy Called Christmas
Read it! * SUNDAY TIMES * A new festive classic. Funny, sad and brilliant. It turns out we only knew half the story — SIMON MAYO The Christmas book of the year * THE SUN * Matt Haig puts the Happy back into Christmas — JEANETTE WINTERSON Like enjoying the warmth of a good fire on a cold day … perfect for Christmas is every way * INDEPENDENT * Matt Haig has written the most evergreen, immortal Christmas story to be published for decades. Future generations will receive the same comfort and joy from A Boy Called Christmas that they derive from mince pies, snowmen and creamy liqueurs — STEPHEN FRY Will do for Father Christmas what Christopher Nolan did for Batman * INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY * Every bit as funny and poignant as a mouse that has never seen cheese but still believes in it! — FRANK COTTRELL BOYCE A glorious mix of fairytale, folklore and fun — FRANCESCA SIMON It will delight adults and children alike and has future classic written all over it * THE BOOKSELLER *
As well as being a bestselling writer for adults, Matt Haig has won the Blue Peter Book Award, The Smarties Book Prize and been shortlisted three times for the Carnegie Medal for his stories for children and young adults.