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Olivia helps with Christ­mas

by Ian Fal­coner THE award-win­ning pig is back – just in time for Christ­mas. This de­light­fully told and beau­ti­fully il­lus­trated fes­tive Olivia re-is­sue be­longs un­der ev­ery­one’s Christ­mas tree.

Olivia is help­ing her fam­ily pre­pare for Christ­mas although her well-in­ten­tioned ef­forts don’t al­ways quite go as planned.

But will Santa visit and will she be pleased with the presents she’s given? Pub­lished in pa­per­back by Si­mon and Schus­ter, it’s priced at £7.99.

Enid Bly­ton’s Christ­mas Sto­ries

by Enid Bly­ton and il­lus­trated by Mark Beech CEL­E­BRATE Christ­mas with one of the world’s best-loved chil­dren’s au­thors in this sparkly an­thol­ogy of sto­ries.

There is mys­tery and magic, laugh­ter and mis­chief – many of the in­gre­di­ents which have been de­light­ing Enid Bly­ton’s read­ers for more than 70 years.

Priced at £6.99, it’s pub­lished by Hod­der Chil­dren’s Books in pa­per­back.

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