The Christmasaurus by Tom Fletcher 2.12.2017

The Christmasaurus by Tom Fletcher (Author),‎ Shane Devries (Illustrator)


Paperback: 400 pages

Age Range: 7 – 12 years

Publisher: Puffin


The Christmasaurus is a story about a boy named William Trundle, and a dinosaur, the Christmasaurus. It’s about how they meet one Christmas Eve and have a magical adventure. It’s about friendship and families, sleigh bells and Santa, singing elves and flying reindeer, music and magic. It’s about discovering your heart’s true desire, and learning that the impossible might just be possible . . .


From the back cover


Forget everything you thought you knew about the North Pole, pop a crumpet in the toaster and get ready to meet:

a boy called William Trundle;

his dad, Mr Bob Trundle;

Santa Claus (yes! The real Santa Claus!);

an elf named Snozzletrump;

Brenda Payne, the meanest girl in school (possibly the world);

a nasty piece of work called the Hunter;

and a most unusual dinosaur . . .

The magical new tale from bestselling author Tom Fletcher.

–This text refers to the Hardcover edition.


From the Back Cover

Well, bless my kringles,’ Santa said with a tear in his eye. ‘It’s a baby DINOSAUR! –This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

About the Author

Tom Fletcher is one of the UK’s bestselling authors for children. He is the creator of The Christmasaurus, which was the biggest debut middle-grade novel of 2016. He is also one half of the duo behind the Dinosaur That Pooped picture book series, which has sold over a million copies. His newest picture book is There’s A Monster in Your Book. Tom’s books are translated into nineteen languages around the world (and counting).