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A Boy Called Christmas by Matt Haig
Nov 01, 2016 | 240 Pages
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  • Paperback $7.99

    Oct 16, 2018 | 256 Pages | Middle Grade (8-12)

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  • Hardcover $16.99

    Nov 01, 2016 | 240 Pages | Middle Grade (8-12)

  • Hardcover $19.99

    Nov 01, 2016 | 240 Pages | Middle Grade (8-12)

  • Ebook $7.99

    Nov 01, 2016 | 240 Pages | Middle Grade (8-12)

  • CD $30.00

    Nov 01, 2016 | 270 Minutes | Middle Grade (8-12)

  • Audiobook Download $15.00

    Nov 01, 2016 | 265 Minutes | Middle Grade (8-12)

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“Irresistibly readable. Destined to become a Christmas and anytime-before-or-after-Christmas classic!” –Chris Grabenstein, New York Times bestselling author of Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library

“Like stockings hung by the fire, this spellbinding opus may well become a yuletide tradition.” —Kirkus, Starred review

“Award-winning British author Matt Haig (To Be a Cat) writes with warmth, wit and irreverence.” —Shelf Awareness, Starred review

“Matt Haig has an empathy for the human condition, the light and the dark of it, and he uses the full palette to build his excellent stories.”—Neil Gaiman, Newbery-winning author of The Graveyard Book

“The definitive (and funny) history of Ho, ho, ho! My children loved it.” —Yann Martel, bestselling author of Life of Pi

“Humorous and heartfelt, A Boy Called Christmas will grow your heart three sizes and make you believe in magic.” –Liesl Shurtliff, New York Times bestselling author of Rump

“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

“Matt Haig puts the Happy back into Christmas.” –Jeanette Winterson

“A new festive classic. Funny, sad and brilliant. It turns out we only knew half the story.” –Simon Mayo, BBC

“An instant Christmas classic… Nikolas is a terrific character, clearly the offspring of Gerda from The Snow Queen and Roald Dahl’s Charlie Bucket.”  –The Guardian

“Like enjoying the warmth of a good fire on a cold day . . . perfect for Christmas is every way.” —The Independent 


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