Book Review – Nicholas, when Santa was a boy books by Colin Deeny

Nicholas, When Santa Was A Boy

We all know who Santa is right? The old guy, with the big white beard, in the red suit? This is his origin story. The story is about Nicholas before he became Santa. A kind little boy who tries to befriend some shy elves. It is a gorgeous little story, the illustrations by Martin Beckett are stunning. The story is a quick read, perfect for bedtime or those of you doing book advent calendars! Its the first book in a trilogy. It is available in book shops nationwide or from here

Nicholas, Santa Uses His Noggin

Nicholas and the elves are back for another adventure. After sleeping for months it’s time for the elves to wake up and get to work making toys for all the boys and girls! Grumpy elf Rupert will have to learn to be kind if he wants to get a special gift from santa! This book is just as gorgeous as the first one and the illustrations really bring the story to life.

A third installation will be available soon, they really would make great reads for kids of all ages in the build up to Christmas.

The books are available nationwide in bookshops or from

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