The Best Christmas Present in the World

The Best Christmas Present in the World

Book - 2004
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In The Best Christmas Present in the World , War Horse author Michael Morpurgo revisits the trenches to tell the haunting story of Christmas 1914 when soldiers on both sides put down their weapons in honour of Christmas Day.

This is the story that also moved Carol Ann Duffy to write The Christmas Truce and Hilary Robinson to write The Christmas Truce: The Place Where Peace Was Found.

A typically spellbinding tale from the former Children's Laureate. This vivid and emotive war story is matched by the stunning artwork from Michael Foreman (War Boy, War Game). A picture book not to be missed at Christmas time. Perfect for kids aged 5 and up.

Look out for Michael's other Christmas titles:

Mimi and the Mountain Dragon

The Goose is Getting Fat

The Best Christmas Present in the World

The Best of Times

Publisher: London : Egmont, 2004.
ISBN: 9781405215183
Additional Contributors: Foreman, Michael


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Jan 11, 2014

Have no idea what the Description part for this book is talking about. Must be for a different book altogether !
This is an excellent story once again by the Author and very heartwarming A must read about a man who buys an old desk , goes to restore it at Christmas , what he finds and the touching story that unfolds

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