The Girl Who Saved Christmas
From the bestselling author of A Boy Called Christmas comes a hilarious and heartwarming holiday tale for fans of Roald Dahl and Charles Dickensís A Christmas Carol that imagines the story of the first child to ever receive a Christmas present.
Knopf Books for Young Readers
On Sale: October 31, 2017
Hardcover / e-Book
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Childrens | Holiday
Amelia Wishart was the first child ever to receive a
Christmas present. It was her Christmas spirit that gave
Santa the extra boost of magic he needed to make his
first trip around the world. But now Amelia is in
When her mother falls ill, she is sent to the workhouse
to toil under cruel Mr. Creeper. For a whole year, Amelia
scrubs the floors and eats watery gruel, without a whiff
of kindness to keep her going. Itís not long before her
hope begins to drain away.
Meanwhile, up at the North Pole, magic levels dip
dangerously low as Christmas approaches, and Santa knows
that something is gravely wrong. With the help of his
trusty reindeer, a curious cat, and Charles Dickens, he
sets out to find Amelia, the only girl who might be able
to save Christmas. But first Amelia must learn to believe
again. . . .
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