Stories Aloud
Publication date: 03 Oct 2019
ISBN: 9781788005449
Size: 272 x 250 mm
Length: 32 pages

Mouse’s Night Before Christmas


It’s Christmas Eve and everyone is fast asleep . . . except for a lonely mouse who lives in the grandfather clock. So when Santa arrives, lost in a blizzard, Mouse is the only one who can show him the way. Together they embark on a magical sleigh ride, delivering presents all around town. But the best present of all is for Mouse . . . a special friend to share Christmas Day with.

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“With the help of Sarah Massini’s illustrations, children will love seeing the pair embark on a magical sleigh ride, delivering presents all around town.”

“A lovely retelling.”

“This rhyming Christmas odyssey, filled with extra colour and magic by Sarah Massini’s beautiful illustrations, embodies all the warmth, wonder, joy and love of the season, and will find a special place in the heart of all young readers.”

“Like a big, festive hug, this one will warm the cockles of your heart.”

“A cute and clever retelling of the poem Twas the Night Before Christmas – with one big difference. The mouse is stirring.”

Sunday Express

“When Book Boy Jr was anxious and in tears last night, what calmed him down? This beautiful picture book about wishes, friendship and Christmas. Cuddling up and reading a book is a special kind of magic.”

Library Girl and Book Boy

“A beautiful story to capture the imagination of the little ones.”

“Beautifully told – Tracey’s text is sheer pleasure to read aloud – and Sara’s illustrations with all those gorgeous details – despite the snowy landscapes, positively radiate all that’s warm about Christmas.”

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