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Santa clause is coming book

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tanya1312 Sun 06-Oct-13 15:44:59

Has anyone brought the 'Santa clause is coming to (insert your home town) book available on amazon and whsmiths.

If so how good are they?

Isildur Sun 06-Oct-13 15:49:38

They are fabulous!

Ours has loads of little local towns and landmarks mentioned, and the illustrations are amazingly appropriate. Even my non-reading toddler will recognise that it's 'home'.

I'm planning on reading it on Christmas Eve, or at some point during Advent.

tanya1312 Sun 06-Oct-13 15:52:10

Thank you for replying think ill nip whsmiths tmw see if they have it in stock

curiousgeorgie Sun 06-Oct-13 23:25:24

I'm looking for this on amazon but can't find it... Can you do a link if possible? Sounds great!!

Littlemousewithcloggson Sun 06-Oct-13 23:39:14

If you type in
Santa is coming to
In books on amazon it brings up the whole list available.
Nice book, we bought one.

May09Bump Sun 06-Oct-13 23:41:22

yep - there is also a colouring London one which is very cute, I think better quality too.

olibeansmummy Mon 07-Oct-13 16:32:53

Boo they don't have my home town, but so have my county, wonder if ds would recognise enough places?

Patchouli Fri 25-Oct-13 22:22:45

I was thinking about that too - the county one.
I wonder what the 'Santa Claus is coming to my House' one is like. It'd be nice if there were options to send our own landmark names.

olibeansmummy Fri 25-Oct-13 22:25:39

I risked it and bought the Santa Claus is Coming to Lancashire book. It's lovely smile it mentions our home town/ next door city at least 4 times as well as other places that ds would recognise like Blackpool. I'm very pleased with it smile

notso Fri 25-Oct-13 22:28:33

I wasn't going to get one as I thought it was too general, regional rather than our Town. However I saw it in Smiths and our Town gets loads of mentions, as do places we have been with the DC so I got it.

ragdollismyname Fri 25-Oct-13 22:56:56

Olibeans can I ask, does the Lancashire book mention Bury? Have been looking at it on Amazon but really don't want to buy it if we don't get a mention! TIA

PamSco Fri 25-Oct-13 23:52:02

I got mine from Welly Bob through Amazon - LOVE it. |I'd say about 25% town specific but funny specific not the obvious stuff.

LentilAsAnyFUCKERthing Sat 26-Oct-13 00:12:59

I saw ones in a local shop for our town, so I was able to have a quick flick. I liked it until it started mentioning some children's names in the text, and I felt it would have been much better not to have done this, it spoilt it completely for me.

olibeansmummy Sat 26-Oct-13 07:22:17

ragdoll I'm not sure! but I'll have a look when dh is up ( presents are hidden in our room and he won't appreciate me crashing around at this time of day!) and report back...

Barbeasty Sat 26-Oct-13 08:49:48

The Book People rep brought the Bristol one into the office yesterday, so I assume they have them too. It looked quite good.

WaitMonkey Sat 26-Oct-13 09:21:17

We got one last year. and think they are really good.

ragdollismyname Sat 26-Oct-13 15:37:48

Thanks olibeans. Hope it does. I like the idea of it.

ragdollismyname Sat 26-Oct-13 15:37:57

Thanks olibeans. Hope it does. I like the idea of it.

AChristmassyJerseySpud Sat 26-Oct-13 15:42:46

Our version is lousy.


Santa comes to the Channel Islands.

So we have to share it with Guernsey, Alderny, Sark and Herm.

So am not bothering lol

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