The Girl Who Saved Christmas

Think Christmas magic starts with Santa? Nope. It starts with hope, and with a kid like you… How do you believe in magic in a world where no one ever sees it? It’s Christmas Eve, but Father Christmas is in trouble. The magic of Christmas – of flying reindeer, and elves and presents – is fading. Nobody has seen it for years, or really remembers it. One girl, Amelia Wishart, still believes in the magic. But she’s trapped in Mr Creeper’s horrible workhouse. With the help of some elves, eight reindeer, Father Christmas, the Queen and a man called Charles Dickens, can Amelia save Christmas for all time?

  • The second magical book in Matt Haig’s festive series
  • Follows on from the bestselling A Boy Called Christmas
  • Victorian fantasy with a message of hope and friendship
  • “A lovely, warm, enveloping seasonal read” – Guardian

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    Matt Haig has won the Nestle Smarties, Blue Peter, East Sussex, Spellbinding and Leeds Book Awards for Shadow Forest.

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