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Juniper’s Christmas (Hardcover)
November/December 2023 Kids Indie Next List
“Juniper’s Christmas is the perfect Christmas tale for our time. Santa’s burned out, the grownups are a little lost, and the only one who has it together is Juniper. Funny and heartwarming.”
— Jennifer Carney, Sidetrack Bookshop, Royal Oak, MI
From the acclaimed, mega-bestselling Eoin Colfer comes a joyful, heartwarming Christmas classic-in-the-making: the perfect gift for readers of all ages who believe in the power of hope, kindness, and holiday magic.
Eleven-year-old Juniper Lane is thrown into a Christmas adventure like no other when she seeks the help of a mysterious woodsman living in her local park, who she suspects is Santa himself, and accidentally gets exposed to North Pole magic. Join a boisterous cast of characters—including a neighbor who always believed in Santa, a young reindeer in training, and a cutthroat crime boss out to steal Santa’s magic—on an unpredictable journey bursting with Eoin Colfer’s signature exuberance and merriment. Complete with cheerful, festive illustrations, this is a beautifully packaged tale of wonder, sure to delight readers and inspire the Christmas spirit in the whole family.
Celebrate the holidays with a story of joy, magic, and saving Santa Claus, from a celebrated author beloved for his spirited storytelling. Juniper’s Christmas is the perfect holiday read, year after year.
About the Author
Eoin Colfer is the best-selling author of the children's fantasy series Artemis Fowl. His other notable works include The Dog Who Lost His Bark, illustrated by P.J. Lynch, and the novels Half Moon Investigations, Airman, and The Supernaturalist. The recipient of many awards, he lives in Ireland.
A Kids' Indie Next List Pick!
"Have no fear: Juniper’s Christmas will restore any child’s holiday spirit." —New York Times 2023 Holiday Gift Guide
"Colfer weaves a love story with numerous characters . . . [centered] on the determined efforts of his perceptive and big-hearted young protagonist. A soaring flight fueled by joys, sorrows, and deeds both ill and good." —Kirkus, starred review
"A warmhearted Christmas novel. . . [with] a fresh spin on familiar holiday themes, including forgiveness, healing, and hope." —Publishers Weekly, starred review
"Colfer is a master storyteller . . . A delightful tale. Readers will enjoy the imaginative story filled with lush prose and a heartwarming ending." —School Library Journal
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