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Come on a magical Christmas quest with Herbert Henry as he journeys to Santa’s kingdom to bring home to his family the only gift that matters – happiness.Herbert Henry is nearly eight years old and lives contentedly in a little town with his father, the factory foreman. Their simple life is derailed when the factory is closed just days before Christmas throwing the whole town into despair. When Herbert turns to his friend, the train stationmaster, for help he unknowingly opens the door to a magical world through which he must journey to bring happiness back to his home and father.From the moment an artisan elf turns up on his doorstep and tells him the true story of his heritage, Herbert’s life is transformed. His mission is to find Santa and ask him to make his only Christmas wish come true. So Herbert and his little dog Noble, ride the Christmas train to Santa’s kingdom and along the way they overcome obstacles and meet unexpected characters from secret elves to talking snow-bears and a train conductor who is not at all what she seems.The delight and drama of the journey is nothing compared to the surprise awaiting Herbert Henry upon reaching the House of Claus. Chaos abounds, Christmas is in jeopardy and it is down to one industrious little boy, and only slightly helpful dog and the cast of characters Herbert has helped and befriended on the way to save Christmas . . . but can Herbert also save his father and his home?
Number of Pages: 220
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Amber Stewart
Street Date: October 15, 2018
Item Number (DPCI): 248-29-7225
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