What to expect

Five fun festive audio stories to entertain your little one over the Christmas season.

Five entertaining audio readings of best-loved children’s festive stories for children of three years and over to enjoy at Christmas.

This audio download is a heritage-rich collection showcasing some of the best-loved characters in children’s literature. Compiled by HarperCollins Children’s Books, it features popular stories by authors including

A wonderful audio collection – perfect for families and friends to share at Christmas time!

The Snowflake by Benji Davies, read by Claire Foy

Rudey’s Windy Christmas by Helen Baugh, read by Paul Panting

Lettice – A Christmas Wish by Mandy Stanley, read by Jane Horrocks

Merry Christmas, Blue Kangaroo! by Emma Chichester Clark, read by Joanna Lumley

Merry Christmas, Splat by Rob Scotton, read by Phill Jupitus

The Snowflake text © Benji Davies 2020; Rudey’s Windy Christmas text © Helen Baugh 2014; Lettice – A Christmas Wish text © Mandy Stanley 2003; Merry Christmas, Blue Kangaroo! text © Emma Chichester Clark 2004; Merry Christmas, Splat text © Rob Scotton 2009

Critics Review

  • Praise for ‘Lettice – A Christmas Wish’:

    “A pink, sparkly must-have for all girly-girls!”
    Mother & Baby

    Praise for ‘Merry Christmas, Splat’:

    “Splat fans will love the combination of chaos and anxiety created by this lovable character who wears his well-meaning heart on his furry sleeve.” Daily Mail

    “Beautifully illustrated, perfect for pre-schoolers” The Sun

    Praise for the Blue Kangaroo series:

    ‘Irresistible… brimming with ‘Aaah’ factor.’ Bookseller

    ‘Blue Kangaroo is a winner.’ T. E. S.

    ‘Warm, funny and beautifully observed. Any family that hasn’t yet discovered Blue Kangaroo has a treat in store.’ Daily Telegraph

    ‘Blue Kangaroo is rapidly becoming an all-time classic children’s character.’ Books For Keeps

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