Meerkat Christmas

Emily Gravett

Ages 5-9
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11 November 2019
9781529041200
14 minutes
Jot Davies
Synopsis

From the multi award-winning creator of the modern classic Meerkat Mail, this gorgeous festive treat follows Sunny the meerkat as he travels the world in the search of the perfect Christmas.

Sunny wants a white Christmas, with a decorated tree, carols and sprouts for dinner . . . none of which he can see at home in the Kalahari desert. So off he heads to find the perfect Christmas elsewhere, before realizing that maybe Christmas isn't all about the trimmings.

Emily Gravett's witty and heartwarming celebration of festive fun and family love shows that Christmas can be whatever you want it to be.

Emily Gravett’s Meerkat Christmas (Two Hoots £12.99, 3-6) sees Sandy the meerkat travel to the seaside and Antarctic to find the perfect snowy Christmas, only to learn that being with his family in the Kalahari, where cactuses are decorated with insects and snakes, is perfect after all. It is beautifully drawn, with comical mice, penguins and reindeer, cards to open, and bad cracker jokes

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