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Father Christmas's fake beard / Terry Pratchett ; illustrated by Mark Beech.

By: Pratchett, Terry [author.].
Contributor(s): Beech, Mark, 1971- [illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London, England : Doubleday, 2017Copyright date: �2017Description: 178 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780857535504; 0857535501; 9780857535511; 085753551X.Genre/Form: Christmas fiction. | Short stories. | Children's stories. | Children's fiction.DDC classification: 823.92
Contents:
Father Christmas's fake beard -- The blackbury pie -- Pro-ye-a'diddle oh! -- A very short ice age -- The computer who wrote to Father Christmas -- Good King Wences-lost -- The weatherchick -- Judgement day for Father Christmas -- The abominable snow-baby -- The twelve gifts of Christmas -- Father Christmas goes to work at the zoo.
Summary: A collection of Christmas stories from the fantastically funny Terry Pratchett. With wonderful illustrations from Mark Beech, and a special, full-colour, collector's edition. Have you ever wanted Christmas to be different? Turkey and carols, presents and crackers - they all start to feel a bit ... samey. How about a huge exploding mince pie, a pet abominable snowman, or a very helpful partridge in a pear tree? What if Father Christmas went to work at a zoo, or caused chaos in a toy store, or was even arrested for burglary!? Dive into the fantastically funny world of Terry Pratchett, for a festive treat like no other. These ten stories will have you laughing, gasping and crying (with laughter) - you'll never see Christmas in the same way again.
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Have you ever wanted Christmas to be different?

Turkey and carols, presents and crackers - they all start to feel a bit . . . samey.

How about a huge exploding mince pie, a pet abominable snowman, or a very helpful partridge in a pear tree? What if Father Christmas went to work at a zoo, or caused chaos in a toy store, or was even arrested for burglary!?

Dive into the fantastically funny world of Terry Pratchett, for a festive treat like no other. These ten stories will have you laughing, gasping and crying (with laughter) - you'll never see Christmas in the same way again.

Father Christmas's fake beard -- The blackbury pie -- Pro-ye-a'diddle oh! -- A very short ice age -- The computer who wrote to Father Christmas -- Good King Wences-lost -- The weatherchick -- Judgement day for Father Christmas -- The abominable snow-baby -- The twelve gifts of Christmas -- Father Christmas goes to work at the zoo.

A collection of Christmas stories from the fantastically funny Terry Pratchett. With wonderful illustrations from Mark Beech, and a special, full-colour, collector's edition. Have you ever wanted Christmas to be different? Turkey and carols, presents and crackers - they all start to feel a bit ... samey. How about a huge exploding mince pie, a pet abominable snowman, or a very helpful partridge in a pear tree? What if Father Christmas went to work at a zoo, or caused chaos in a toy store, or was even arrested for burglary!? Dive into the fantastically funny world of Terry Pratchett, for a festive treat like no other. These ten stories will have you laughing, gasping and crying (with laughter) - you'll never see Christmas in the same way again.