Alex T Smith’s resplendently published Advent adventure How Winston Delivered Christmas (Macmillan £14.99, 5-9) contains 24½ chapters to be read daily from December 1. Interwoven with creative activities is the sweet story of an intrepid and compassionate mouse delivering a letter to Santa. Illustrated with humour and elegance, this promotes kind, artistic Christmases.
a delightful story of a mouse on a mission, told in 24 and a half chapters, and illustrated with seasonal glowing charm by the creator of Claude. Read one chapter every day from the first of December, and enjoy the activities – making snow globes, paper chains, mince pies and gift tags – with each instalment.