The Empty Stocking by Richard Curtis 

The Empty Stocking by Richard Curtis  (Author), Rebecca Cobb (Illustrator)

Hardcover:            48 pages

Age Range:           3 – 7 years

Publisher:              Puffin

The Empty Stocking – a brilliantly funny Christmas story by Richard Curtis and Rebecca Cobb.

In this fantastically funny and heart-warming story by Richard Curtis, scriptwriter of Four Weddings and a Funeral and Love Actually, it’s Christmas Eve and there’s one very important question on everyone’s mind – have YOU been good this year? For twins Sam and Charlie this is a big worry. Charlie has been especially naughty and everyone is sure that she won’t get any presents AT ALL. But when Santa makes a mistake, it’s up to Charlie to put things right…

Rebecca Cobb graduated from Falmouth College of Arts in 2004. She has collaborated with the Gruffalo author Julia Donaldson and Orange-Prize-winner Helen Dunmore. Rebecca has been shortlisted for the 2013 Waterstones Prize and the prestigious Kate Greenaway Award.