When Father Christmas gives the World’s Children cheap presents they make a Huge Fuss. To solve this problem a special computer is dropped at the North Pole, so that Santa can get children the expensive presents they need. The elves—who have always wanted a computer—are very excited, but for some reason Father Christmas refuses to use it. Only in the autumn, when Santa leaves to visit the shopping mall grottoes, do the elves finally manage to switch the computer on. Once the computer is on, the North Pole starts to change for the worse. And with Father Christmas away, it is left to Ethel the Sensible Elf and Laurence the Ladybird Nosed Reindeer to try and put things right.
This exciting and fully illustrated story will delight children and amuse adults. The ten chapters make ideal bedtime reading.
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The Present by Peter Hayes
|Publisher:||Gilbert Knowle Publishers|
|Product dimensions:||8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.38(d)|
|Age Range:||6 - 9 Years|
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Christmas Stockings
Chapter 2 An International Conference
Chapter 3 When the Cat’s Away
Chapter 4 In the Night
Chapter 5 Trouble
Chapter 6 The Secret Cupboard
Chapter 7 A Surprise Meeting
Chapter 8 What Happened to Laurence?
Chapter 9 Father Christmas Returns
Chapter 10 Déjà Vu