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    • ISBN:9781444932188
    • Publication date:04 Oct 2018

Christmas Fairy Tale Mix-Up

By Hilary Robinson
Illustrated by Jim Smith

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Mix and match the Christmas fairy tales! A festive follow-up to the bestselling Mixed Up Fairy Tales and Spooky Fairy Tale Mix Up.

Create your own hilarious festive fairy tales with this ingenious, split-page, spiral bound book. A follow-up to the bestselling Mixed up Fairy Tales illustrated by the creator of the much-loved Barry Loser.

Oh no! Santa has got stuck down the chimney while delivering presents to The Three Little Pigs... Flip the flaps to create hundreds of mixed-up stories, featuring favourite Christmas and fairy tale characters.

Includes: Santa Claus, Jack Frost, Cinderella, Snow White, The Christmas Fairy, The Three Bears and more!

Praise for Mixed Up Fairy Tales: 'Variations enough for plenty of delightfully silly combinations.' - Guardian

Biographical Notes

Hilary Robinson (Author)
Hilary Robinson is the author of over 40 children's books including the top selling Mixed Up Fairy Tales and The Copper Tree. She is also a broadcaster and freelance BBC radio producer. Hilary was born in Devon and brought up in Nigeria and England. Her books have been translated into a number of languages and are sold across the world.

Jim Smith (Illustrator)
Jim Smith is the author of the Barry Loser fiction series. I am not a Loser by Barry Loser was published in 2012, having already sold rights to nine countries. The sequel, I am Still Not a Loser, was the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2013 and declared the funniest book for children aged seven to fourteen. Jim has now written six Barry Loser books and begun a spin-off series Future Ratboy, the first insltalment of which won the 2017 Laugh Out Loud Award for 6-8 year olds. He has also designed a hugely successful range of stationery and gift products under the name Waldo Pancake.

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  • ISBN: 9781444932171
  • Publication date: 05 Oct 2017
  • Page count: 30
  • Imprint: Hodder Children's Books
Courful, wacky illustrations compliment each statement. Great fun! — Carousel

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'Lively without being irreverent.' - The Bookseller
'A thoughtful and heartfelt survey.' - TES
'Just what the modern child should have' - Marianne Adey, Co-Ordinator Children's Book Award

Classic fairy tales have been re-told often but none so entertaining and unusual as Mixed Up Fairy Tales...Whilst familiarising young children with classic fairy stories...it also introduces the endless imaginative possibilities of writing.

Children (and adults) will be enraptured from the first page. Sharratt's bright and bold illustrations bring alive the characters in this book making it accessible and involving.

Children will want to revisit this book time and again to discover new stories...the possibilities appear endless.

— Gayle Morison
Ingenious, imaginative fun. — Bookseller
Our most-loved nursery rhymes can be mixed up with hilarious consequences, thanks to this sequel to the best-selling Mixed Up Fairy Tales. — Coventry Telegraph
Variations enough for plenty of delightfully silly combinations. — The Guardian
Endless fun... hilarious. — Parents in Touch
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