Empty Stocking by Richard Curtis

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

In this fantastically funny and heartwarming 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...

Richard Curtis is an award-winning and international film-director and scriptwriter, and the creator of Four Weddings and a Funeral, Love Actually, Notting Hill and Mr Bean.

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.


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Richard Curtis's screenwriting credits include Four Weddings and a Funeral, Notting Hill, and Mr. Bean.
Published October 3, 2013 by Puffin. 48 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Viv Groskop: The return of Lemony Snicket, the next instalment of the Wimpy Kid – and some delightful new surprises

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