Move over, Dickens—America’s favorite storyteller has written a gift, “a delightful Christmas story to be shared by the whole family” (Kirkus),destined to become as treasured as A Christmas Carol.
At Christmastime, a family of three are missing someone dear to them. Until unexpected guests begin to arrive at their empty house, filling it with Christmas memories in the making.
Listening to the song “The Twelve Days of Christmas” is a beloved holiday tradition.
Now comes a new one: Reading James Patterson’s instant classic, The Twelve Topsy-Turvy, Very Messy Days of Christmas.
About the Author
James Patterson is the world's bestselling author. The creator of Alex Cross, he has produced more enduring fictional heroes than any other novelist alive. He lives in Florida with his family.
Tad Safran is a storyteller. He has written them for TV, film, podcasts, newspapers and books, always with the same goal: to entertain, intrigue and amuse. He lives at the top of a hill with his wife and twin sons who make every day like Christmas Day, i.e. messy, noisy, exhausting and quite wonderful.
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