How Winston Delivered Christmas (Hardcover)

By Alex T. Smith

Silver Dolphin Books, 9781684129836, 176pp.

Publication Date: September 17, 2019

List Price: 17.99*
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An advent story told in twenty-four-and-a-half chapters! 

When a mouse named Winston finds a lost letter addressed to Santa Claus on Christmas Eve, he sets off an unforgettable journey to personally deliver the letter to Santa! How Winston Delivered Christmas is a heart-warming story, organized in twenty-four and a half chapters, to share during the countdown to Christmas. Starting on December 1st, children can read a chapter a day, and each chapter is followed with a fun and festive holiday activity to complete. This illustrated advent story tells of the adventures of an adorable mouse and how a good deed can lead to a very happy ending. 

About the Author

Alex T. Smith is the creator of the much-loved and bestselling Claude fiction series for early readers. He was the official World Book Day illustrator in 2014, and other recent accolades include the UKLA Picture Book Award for Little Red and the Very Hungry Lion and the Children’s Book of the World Illustration Award for illustrating Dodie Smith’s The Hundred and One Dalmatians. When not working, Alex enjoys doodling in his sketchbook, reading, people-watching, and eavesdropping. He lives under the watchful eye of his small canine companions, who are a constant source of inspiration to him.

Praise For How Winston Delivered Christmas

Illustrated with humour and elegance…
— Sunday Times

Utterly gorgeous stuff.
— Fiona Noble

Beautifully written, a fantastic idea, heartwarming story and a book that is destined to become a Christmas classic.
— Carousel

This is a perfect Christmas book, lovingly produced with a green bookmark ribbon, a fabric spine, and beautiful colour illustrations, through which the warmth of happiness radiates—a lit shop window, a kitchen all a-glow, a dolls’ house, headlights in the snow. Magical and heartwarming
— MinervaReads

A Christmas cozy, read straight or bit by bit through the season.
— Kirkus Reviews