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Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Christmas stories

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Eleven-year-old Nikolas nicknamed Christmas has received only one toy in his life: a doll carved out of a turnip. But he s happy with his turnip doll, because it came from his parents, who love him. Then one day his father goes missing, and Nikolas must travel to the North Pole to save him. Along the way, Nikolas befriends a surly reindeer, bests a troublesome troll, and discovers a hidden world of enchantment in the frozen village of Elfhelm. But the elves of Elfhelm have troubles of their own: Christmas spirit and goodwill are at an all-time low, and Nikolas may be the only person who can fix things if only he can reach his father before it s too late.

Edition Notes

StatementMatt Haig ; with illustrations by Chris Mould
ContributionsMould, Chris, ill
The Physical Object
Pagination234 p.
Number of Pages234
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27219285M
ISBN 100399552650
ISBN 109780399552656
OCLC/WorldCa936143525

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  A Boy Called Christmas is a tale of adventure, snow, kidnapping, elves, more snow and a boy called Nikolas, who isn't afraid to believe in magic. From the winner of The Smarties Book Prize and the Blue Peter Book Award/5(K).   About A Boy Called Christmas. Before there was Santa Claus, there was a young boy who believed in the impossible Lemony Snicket meets Klaus in this cheeky, Christmas classic-in-the-making that sparkles with wit and warmth! Eleven-year-old Nikolas-nicknamed “Christmas”-has received only one toy in his life: a doll carved out of a turnip. Odyssey Honor. ALSC Notable Children’s Recording. Before there was Santa Claus, there was a young boy who believed in the impossible. Lemony Snicket meets Elf in this warmhearted Christmas caper.. Eleven-year-old Nikolas - nicknamed "Christmas" - has received only one toy in his life: a doll carved out of a turnip.   'A Boy Called Christmas' by Matt Haig is about a boy living alone with his dad as his mum died by falling in a well a few years ago. They weren't very rich but Nicholas, the boy, thinks that as long as you are happy then you are fine. His dad gets a message from a man called Anders, and he is told that if he goes far North he will get Reviews: