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How Winston Delivered Christmas

by Alex T. Smith

ISBN: 9781529010862
ANNOTATION:
Join Winston the mouse in this heartwarming tale of bravery, kindness and unlikely friendships. This gorgeous book is the perfect Christmas present for any child, to read aloud and share with all the family time and time again.
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ISBN: 9781529010862
ANNOTATION:
Join Winston the mouse in this heartwarming tale of bravery, kindness and unlikely friendships. This gorgeous book is the perfect Christmas present for any child, to read aloud and share with all the family time and time again.

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Join Winston the mouse in this heartwarming tale of bravery, kindness and unlikely friendships. This gorgeous book is the perfect Christmas present for any child, to read aloud and share with all the family time and time again.

Publisher Description

From Alex T. Smith, bestselling author of the Claude series, comes How Winston Delivered Christmas - the irresistible story of the brave little mouse who sets out on an adventure on Christmas Eve. Featuring beautiful colour artwork from the author and Christmassy activities to make-and-do throughout, this irresistibly gorgeous book is sure to become a festive family tradition that will be enjoyed year after year.

Winston the mouse is on a Very Important Mission. On Christmas Eve, he finds a letter that has gotten lost on its way to Father Christmas - so, with no time to lose, he sets out to deliver it himself in time for Christmas Day! He has a lot of Very Exciting Adventures on his Very Important Mission and makes some wonderful friends along the way.

Each chapter includes it's very own festive activity for all the family to enjoy together - including writing a letter to Father Christmas, making mince pies, designing your very own Christmas cards, making presents, creating decorations, and so much more!

Author Biography

Alex T. Smith has drawn and written stories since he could hold a pencil. Alex graduated with a first-class degree in Illustration in 2006 and also won second place in the Macmillan Prize for Illustration in his final year. Since then Alex has gone on to work for a wide variety of clients, not just in the publishing industry, as well as writing and illustrating his own picture books, many of which have won prizes and have been read on TV during the Bedtime Hour on the CBeebies channel. Alex is also the creator of the bestselling Claude series for early readers, which are soon to appear in their own TV series on Disney Junior.

Table of Contents

Introduction - i: How to Read This Book

Chapter - 1: A Very Important Mission

Section - ii: Write a Letter to Father Christmas

Chapter - 2: A Mysterious Flying Object

Section - iii: Make a Winston Finger Puppet

Chapter - 3: An Envelope Out of Place

Section - iv: Make a Christmas Tree Paper Chain

Chapter - 4: Winston Sets Off

Section - v: Make a Snowflake Decoration

Chapter - 5: Window Shopping

Section - vi: Make Gingerbread Mice

Chapter - 6: The Room in the Rafters

Section - vii: Make a Paper Chain Decoration

Chapter - 7: The Jolly Holiday Travel Agents

Section - viii: International Christmas Traditions

Chapter - 8: Thinking Big Thoughts

Section - ix: Make a Pompom Robin

Chapter - 9: Mince Pies and Movies

Section - x: Make Christmas Gifts

Chapter - 10: An Important Clue

Section - xi: Make Mince Pies

Chapter - 11: A Cosy Bed Made of Straw

Section - xii: Make Stained-Glass Window Biscuits

Chapter - 12: Splash and Splatter!

Poem - xiii: Make Wrapping Paper and Gift Tags

Chapter - 13: As Flat as a Pancake (almost)

Section - xiv: Make Christmas Fairy Peg-Dolls

Chapter - 14: You Aren't a Salmon

Section - xv: Make a Party Invitation

Chapter - 15: Purveyors of Fine Goods Since 1847

Section - xvi: Make Your Own Party Food

Chapter - 16: Team Work

Section - xvii: Make Your Own Christmas Tree Decoration

Chapter - 17: Dilly-Dallying

Section - xviii: Make Your Own Christmas Crackers

Chapter - 18: Stinky and Therefore Tasty

Section - xix: Make an Orange Pomander

Chapter - 19: Eduardo Fromage

Section - xx: Make a Christmas Jar

Chapter - 20: A Night-Time Feast

Section - xxi: Make Your Own Christmas Box

Chapter - 21: Clockwork

Section - xxii: Random Acts of Kindness

Chapter - 22: The Great Flying Mouse

Section - xxiii: Make a Snow Globe

Chapter - 23: A Light in the Sky

Section - xxiv: Make Christmas Table Decorations

Chapter - 24: The End

Section - xxv: Christmas Checklist

Chapter - 25: Hot Buttered Toast

Section - xxvi: Tips For Next Year Section - xxvii: We Wish You a Merry Christmas Section - xxviii: 'Twas the Night Before Christmas Section - xxix: Jingle Bells Section - xxx: The Twelve Days of Christmas Section - xxxi: Letter from the Author

Review

This is the most sumptuous book . . . a perfect Christmas book, lovingly produced with a green bookmark ribbon, a fabric spine, and beautiful colour illustrations, through which the warmth of happiness radiates . . . Magical and heartwarming. -- Clare Zinkin minvervareads.com Alex T. Smith's resplendently published Advent adventure . . . interwoven with creative activities is the sweet story of an intrepid and compassionate mouse delivering a letter to Santa. Illustrated with humour and elegance, this promotes kind, artistic Christmases. Sunday Times Beautifully illustrated, a fantastic idea, a heartwarming story and a book that is destined to become a Christmas classic. Carousel Gorgeously illustrated, this is a poignant and heart-wraming story. Waterstones.com Utterly gorgeous stuff. -- Fiona Noble The Bookseller

Product Details

Author
Alex T. Smith
Pages
176
Publisher
Pan Macmillan
Year
2019
ISBN-10
1529010861
ISBN-13
9781529010862
Publication Date
2019-10-03
Audience Age
5-9
Format
Paperback
Subtitle
A Christmas Story in Twenty-Four-and-a-Half Chapters
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Short Title
How Winston Delivered Christmas
Language
English
Audience
Children/Juvenile