Brilliant festive picture books to create the perfect Christmas!
Our selection of brand new and classic picture books that celebrate the festive season
Posted: 11 November 2011
Merry Christmas, Splat by Rob Scotton (HarperCollins, £5.99)
Fluffy-furred Splat is eagerly anticipating a big present from Santa, until he starts to panic: has he really been good enough to warrant a giant gift? So he tries to rectify the situation by performing one good deed after another. He washes the dishes for Mummy (even though they are already clean); decorates the Christmas tree till it’s ready to collapse under the weight of baubles; and tries to sweep the snowy path, but ends up in an avalanche. But will his efforts pay off? A funny story that taps into every child’s worst festive fear – and ends with a happy conclusion.
Merry Christmas, Splat
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