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Tumtum and Nutmeg's Christmas Adventure! by Emily Bearn
Egmont ISBN 9781405250269

Christmas is coming and Tumtum and Nutmeg are busy with their preparations in Nutmouse Hall. But when the two little mice realise that Arthur and Lucy may not have any presents, they head off, armed with some strawberry chocolates, to the Toy Kingdom to see if the frightening Baron Toymouse can help. This is an enchanting Christmas book containing lots of festive recipes. Curl up and let yourself be whisked away to the warm and humorous world of Tumtum and Nutmeg.

 
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Sylvie and the Songman by Tim Binding
Corgi Children's Books ISBN 9780552555647

Sylvie lives with her eccentric father - a composer and inventor of strange musical instruments - and Mr Jackson, their dog. One night her father fails to return home. Mr Jackson loses his bark. The birds stop singing. Sylvie finds herself drawn into the Songman's nightmare world. Can she save the earth from its voiceless fate? This amazing book is beautifully written and is complemented by fantastic illustrations. The storyline is both magical and gripping – a real page-turner.

 
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