Synopsis: Snowball is playing hide-and-seek on Christmas Eve. He gets a wonderful surprise when Santa Claus finds him hidden in the sleigh. Santa needs his help on the most important night of the year. 

It is a Christmas that Snowball will never forget.

Release Date: 1st October 2009

Format Read: Paperback

Genres: Picture Books, Children’s, Christmas, Fantasy, Animals

Pages: 25

Review: This was utterly adorable, little Rufus is on the go all the time, while playing a game of hide and seek he hides so far away. He goes on a dream like adventure with Santa Claus and has the time of his life. 

It’s such a perfect Christmas read with your child, it will get them excited for Christmas and will enjoy reading about Rufus. 

The illustrations were also incredibly beautiful and help the story seeing all the details of the story.


About Author: Angela McAllister is a best-selling author of over eighty books for children of all ages. Her books have been translated into more than twenty languages and have won numerous awards. Her picture book, ‘Leon and the Place Between’ was adapted for the stage and shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Award. She has collaborated with many illustrators including Grahame Baker-Smith, Chris Corr and Alex T. Smith. Angela also writes as Lulu Frost. She lives in Dorset, England.

About Illustrator: Daniel Howarth has illustrated many picture books including I Love You Always and Forever and The Chicken Who Saved Christmas. He lives in Devon, England with his wife and two children.


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