Santa Claus and the Christmas Surprise

ISBN 9781782505433

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By Dorothea Lachner; Illustrated by Maja Dusíková

  • Beautiful soft, watercolours by illustrator Maja Dusíková depict a picture-postcard village in the snow
  • Shares a positive message about communities coming together to remember what's really important
  • A warm-hearted Christmas story with a dash of seasonal magic

A gorgeously illustrated traditional Christmas story about hope and community spirit.

Christmas is coming but Anna and Michael's village is cut off by deep snow. They're worried that Santa Claus won't reach them, so they send him a special wish.

Santa Claus hears their wish, and brings the village a surprise. Can the neighbours work together to reach their Christmas gift?

This is a gorgeously illustrated Christmas story about hope and community spirit, with a dash of traditional seasonal magic from much-loved illustrator Maja Dusíková.

Recommended for 3 - 6 years.

Hardcover, 36 pages. 210 x 293 mm.

Floris Books. 2018.


'Illustrated with warm and hazy paintings that remind of traditional Christmas tales.'
-- Foreword Reviews

'Watercolors in soft focus lend an intimacy to what reads like a folktale, with little animal friends in the illustrations for young children to find. A sweet message about the meaning of Christmas giving.'
-- Kirkus