Dad of Divas' Reviews: Book Review - Goodnight Santa

Monday, August 17, 2015

Book Review - Goodnight Santa

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About the Book
Goodnight Santa is a fabulously festive bedtime story from Michelle Robinson and Nick East It's Christmas Eve, and time to go to sleep. But while children all over the world snuggle up and close their eyes Santa is getting everything ready for his busiest night of the year. With a lyrical rhyme and adorable illustrations, this festive book is the perfect bedtime story. Michelle Robinson has always wanted to be an author like her hero Roald Dahl, but all they had in common was the same birthday and a love of chocolate. Now at last, Michelle is a real author too. She lives in Frome, Somerset with her husband, son and daughter. Visit her at Nick East has been working as a museum designer for the past 16 years but has always been a storyteller, whether as a child, filling sketchbooks with quirky characters, or as a designer displaying a collection of ancient artifacts. Nick lives near York with his wife and two children and, when he isn't drawing, he is out riding bikes and spending time with his family. Look out for the other Goodnight books: Goodnight Digger, Goodnight Tractor, Goodnight Princess, Goodnight Pirate.

My Take on the Book
Here is a new Christmas story for your young child. The story is written in rhyme. The main characters are two children who are getting ready for Christmas Eve and Santa's arrival. 

Nick East's illustrations are detailed and show beautifully the excitement that the children are feeling for this special night. There is delight as the children venture to see Santa and ride in his sleigh but of course return home just in time to hop in bed before Santa fills their stockings.

The story was fun to read and I believe your child will enjoy hearing this new Christmas story often.
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