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By Oxford Owl, posted on 3rd December 2020

WIN a Christmas book bundle!

Win an Oxford Children’s Christmas book bundle – COMPETITION CLOSED

It’s the season of giving, so we’re celebrating with not just one book of the month, but a whole bundle of festive treats! Wrap up warm and get ready to join Pippi Longstocking on a swashbuckling adventure, prepare to wonder at Yuval Sommer’s beautiful snow-covered illustrations, and get up to some mischief with Roald Dahl’s magical words.

For a chance to win our Christmas book bundle, we want to know what your child has done to make it onto Santa’s nice list this year. Whether they’ve helped out at home, supported a sibling, or made impressive progress with reading, we want to know!

Simply comment on the pinned competition post on the Oxford Owl Facebook page to tell us what they’ve done that means they deserve a few extra Christmas presents in their stocking this year.

UK residents only. Entry closes at midnight on 16th December 2020. Terms and Conditions apply (PDF).

 

Unwrap our Christmas book bundle

A Thing Called Snow

Written and illustrated by Yuval Zommer

Fox and Hare were born in spring, grew up in summer, and were best friends by autumn. When winter comes, they can’t wait to jump, leap and bounce in this thing called snow. But what exactly is snow?

Makes a great gift for: Lovers of heart-warming Christmas classics, aged 2+

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Free activity: Activity: Make your own Christmas card

The Tree That’s Meant to Be

Written and illustrated by Yuval Zommer

Fox and Hare were born in spring, grew up in summer, and were best friends by autumn. When winter comes, they can’t wait to jump, leap and bounce in this thing called snow. But what exactly is snow?

Makes a great gift for: Lovers of heartwarming Christmas classics, aged 2+

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Free activity: Decorate your own tree

Pippi Longstocking Goes Aboard

Written by Astrid Lindgren and illustrated by Lauren Child

Join Pippi and her friends Annika and Tommy in this beautiful brand-new gift edition to celebrate 75 years of the strongest girl in the world, illustrated by bestselling author and illustrator, and former Waterstone’s Children’s Laureate, Lauren Child.

Makes a great gift for: Readers looking for an amazing rebel role model, aged 5+

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Free activity: Make a collage and colour in scenes >

Isadora Moon Goes to a Wedding

Written and illustrated by Harriet Muncaster

Isadora is going to be a bridesmaid at her aunt’s wedding, and she’s SO excited! The dress. The flowers. The cake! But, oh no, where has Baby Honeyblossom gone?
Can Isadora make sure there’s a happy ending to the big day?

Makes a great gift for: Fairy and fantasy fans, aged 5+

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Roald Dahl Words of Magical Mischief

Edited by Susan Rennie

Full of the most spellbinding words, definitions, examples, (and some mischievous morsels about alliteration, blends and words origins) from the word’s number 1 storyteller, this little hardback is the perfect introduction to how to be magical with words.

Makes a great gift for: Creative writers and language lovers, aged 7+

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Roald Dahl Rotsome and Repulsant Words

Edited by Susan Rennie

Gathering together the most outrageously rotsome and repulsant words from Roald Dahl’s stories, this little book is full of definitions, examples, and whoppsy good information on alliteration, spoonerisms, malapropisms, blends, word origins, and collective nouns – helping children to learn about language in a fun and mischievous way!

Makes a great gift for: Cheeky chiddlers and Roald Dahl fans, aged 7+

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The Christmas Unicorn

Written and illustrated by Anna Currey

Christmas is only days away when Milly meets a unicorn. He patters softly into Grandpa’s house on a snowy night and suddenly Milly’s world is filled with magic, friendship, and the happiness she has been hoping for.

Makes a great gift for: Anyone who loves the magic of Christmas, aged 2+

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Free activity: Make your own magical Christmas unicorn decorations >

Max Against Extinction

Written by Tim Allman and illustrated by Nick Shepherd

Max is on a quest to make the world a better place. From saving wild spaces to planning the perfect staycation, Max is determined to help save the planet through positive direct action! But with hilarious and often disastrous results can Max’s enthusiasm pay off in the end?

Makes a great gift for: Enthusiastic young environmentalists, aged 8+

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Warrior Monkeys and the Rescue Quest

Written by MC Stevens and illustrated by Steve Brown

When their beloved teacher Master Chan is kidnapped, Suki and Bekko are given a secret mission to find him and bring him back. Their journey will be full of dangers –they must sail treacherous seas, deal with pirates, cross frozen wastes, and when they find Chan, what else is waiting for them..?

Makes a great gift for: Martial arts fans, aged 7+

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Mirabelle Gets up to Mischief

Written and illustrated by Harriet Muncaster

Beautifully illustrated in two colour, this new series of chapter books introduces Isadora Moon’s cousin! Meet Mirabelle, half witch, half fairy and totally naughty. There will be spells, there will be flying, but mostly there will be mischief!

Makes a great gift for: Fans of magical mischief and Isadora Moon, aged 5+

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Kitty and the Great Lantern Race

Written by Paula Harrison and illustrated by Jenny Løvlie

Kitty is a superhero-in-training with feline super powers. She dreams of being just like her superhero mum, but she’s still got a lot to learn. In Kitty and the Great Lantern Race, Kitty must catch a dastardly thief before he ruins the magic of the lantern parade.

Makes a great gift for: Adventurous animal lovers, aged 5+

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More Christmas books and activities on Oxford Owl

If you’re looking for even more festive fun, don’t miss our recommended Christmas books for children and our collection of free activities, including lots of child-friendly recipes, craft ideas, and colouring sheets for the whole family to enjoy!

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