Little Pip can’t sleep any longer, it must be Christmas today! But tired Daddy Grizzle, quickly woken up by Pip is dead sure, Christmas hasn’t arrived yet. Little Pip is very disappointed, so Daddy Grizzle takes him to the woods. Of course, they need a fine tree for the Christmas holiday. But there are still some nights to go! Moreover, lots of Christmas cards have to be written and presents have to be wrapped up.
Daddy Grizzly knows how to sidetrack Little Pip. Together they build beautiful snowmen helped by the animals from the woods. When Little Pip learns that there is only one sleep to go, even Daddy Grizzle gets a bit excited. And the next morning Little Pip knows for sure: Hurrah, it’s Christmas at last!
This book is suitable for children between 2 and 5 years of age.
Mark Sperring worked in printing and as a bookseller before turning his hand to writing. He has now written a number of picture books including the fabulously funny Captain Buckleboots on the Naughty Step and Father Christmas on the Naughty Step. From quirky to lyrical, Mark has a real talent for capturing the familiar moments in children’s everyday lives with warmth and humour. Mark lives in Bristol.