Under the tree for kids
MR PENGUIN AND THE LOST TREASURE by Alex T Smith (Hodder Children’s Books, £9.99) Accompany Mr Penguin on his quest to find hidden treasure in the first of a new series by Claude creator Alex T Smith.
FINN FAMILY MOOMINTROLL by Tove Jansson (Sort of Books, £10.99) These new hardback editions have the original designs. There are more to come, so start collecting now.
FATHER CHRISTMAS AND ME by Matt Haig (Canongate Books, £12.99) A magical festive series. This time it’s Amelia, the adopted daughter of Father Christmas, who, with the elves, must save the day.
A POEM FOR EVERY DAY OF THE YEAR Edited by Allie Esiri (Macmillan, £16.99) A magnificent collection of verses, perfect for reading aloud. Funny, thoughtful and inspiring, and your whole family will love them.