Emily Brown and Father Christmas

Cressida Cowell

Neal Layton
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Hodder Children's Books


Emily Brown and Stanley are back in this fun-filled Christmas picture book. By the author of the bestselling How to Train Your Dragon series.

It's Christmas Eve, and who's that outside the window? It's Father Christmas! In his shiny new turbo-charged sleigh, complete with sat-nav. But things aren't going quite to plan...

Can Emily Brown and Stanley save the day? They'll just need some emergency reindeer, a star map and ... MAGIC!

A charmingly funny adventure about cherishing traditions, this is classic Christmas storytelling at its best. *With a shiny gold cover!*

Written by Cressida Cowell, the bestselling author of the How to Train Your Dragon series.

Illustrated by Neal Layton, the artist behind Stanley's Stick and Danny McGee Drinks the Sea, shortlisted for the Laugh Out Loud Picture Book Award.

In the media
Any parent whose child has resisted bedtime will relate to this funny tale.

The Sun

A supremely witty take, verbal and visual, on the improbably magic of present delivery.

The Sunday Times

Cressida Cowell...is a bona fide superstar of the children's books circuit.

Huffington Post

The gorgeous story has an important message about cherishing traditions, old and new, that children everywhere will understand. A winning combination of a bunny, gifts ad enchanting illustrations ensure the Christmas magic is complete.

The Sun