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Friday book review – The Empty Stocking by Richard Curtis

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Friday 30th November 2012

With Christmas less than a month away (eek!), I’m busy writing a newspaper piece about great festive reads for children. One of my favourites so far is Richard Curtis’s The Empty Stocking. The prodigiously talented Curtis – director and screenwriter extraordinaire – has written an enchanting tale for children, with sweet illustrations by Rebecca Cobb. It’s the story of seven-year-old twin sisters Sam and Charlie, who look the same but ...keep reading