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About The Book

The holidays are supposed to be a festive and joyful time but everything is going wrong for Father Christmas…will things turn out all right? Find out in this hilarious and fun Christmas story!

The elves are busily working to get everything ready for Christmas but what’s this…Father Christmas is wrapping presents with tin foil? And his beard looks a little wonky? He doesn’t seem to be able to get anything right! Could he be the wrong Santa? Find out if Christmas can be saved in this silly story about mistaken identity. Kids and adults alike will enjoy the humorous rhyming text and detailed illustrations.

About The Author

Rebecca Gerlings has written over seventy books for young children. She is the author-illustrator of Enormouse! and illustrator of Diva Delores and the Opera House Mouse. She lives in the UK with her husband, children, and grumpy cat.

About The Illustrator

Sarah Jennings is a freelance illustrator living in London. At a very young age she discovered a love of drawing and has been scribbling and sketching ever since. After studying illustration and graduating in 2013 she has worked on a variety of children's books. Ho-Ho-Hopeless Santa is her first picture book as illustrator. Sarah works from her home studio. You can see more of her work at

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's UK (October 6, 2016)
  • Length: 32 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781471146015
  • Ages: 2 - 99

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