Christmas in Exeter Street

Christmas in Exeter Street

4.42 (50 ratings by Goodreads)
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A charming story which captures the true spirit of Christmas and a must for every Christmas library!

It's Christmas Eve, and the house in Exeter Street is full to bursting! There's a guest in every nook and cranny from top to bottom - and even a baby sleeping in the kitchen sink! Will Father Christmas be able to find them all? This gorgeously illustrated and atmospheric picture book about a house packed full of guests perfectly captures the sense of excitement and sharing that goes with this very special time of year.
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 220 x 260 x 3mm | 175g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 140634303X
  • 9781406343038
  • 4,998

Review quote

"A beautifully illustrated picture book about a house over-filled with guests that perfectly captures the sense of excitement, anticipation and sharing that comes at the special time of year." * Fallen Star Stories * gloriously unusual and charming picture book full of Christmas spirit * ? * A delightful story about the real meaning of Christmas - it's not about what you get, but about being together and sharing. * Made for Mums * This atmospheric picture book about a house packed full of guests over Christmas captures the sense of excitement and sharing that embodies the Christmas spirit. * Books for * A classic story that all ages will love * Blackbird * The illustrations, by John Lawrence, are hilarious. * Education Otherwise * "This is Christmas hospitality at its most heartwarming, all the more so when you realise the story's hostess-with-the-mostest is a single mum." * *
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About Diana Hendry

Diana Hendry is a poet, short story writer and children's author who has published over forty books for children and teenagers, including Harvey Angell, which won a Whitbread Award in 1991, and Harvey Angell Beats Time, which won the Scottish Arts Council Book Award in 2001. Diana lives in Edinburgh. Visit her online at

John Lawrence is one of the country's most distinguished children's book artists. He has contributed to well over two hundred titles as an illustrator and wood-engraver, including Lyra's Oxford by Philip Pullman, Tiny's Big Adventure by Martin Waddell and Seahorse by Chris Butterworth. John lives in Cambridge and is visiting Professor at A.P.U. Cambridge School of Art, where he lectures on the M.A. course in Children's Book Illustration.
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Rating details

50 ratings
4.42 out of 5 stars
5 66% (33)
4 20% (10)
3 6% (3)
2 6% (3)
1 2% (1)
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