Father Christmas's Fake Beard

Terry Pratchett
fantasy, childrens, short stories
Father Christmas's Fake Beard (Children's Circle Stories #3) - Terry Pratchett

Have you ever wanted Christmas to be different?

Turkey and carols, presents and crackers - they all start to feel a bit... samey.

How about a huge exploding mince pie, a pet abominable snowman, or a very helpful partridge in a pear tree? What if Father Christmas went to work at a zoo, or caused chaos in a toy store, or was even arrested for burglary!?

Dive into the fantastically funny world of Terry Pratchett, for a festive treat like no other. These ten stories will have you laughing, gasping and crying (with laughter) - you'll never see Christmas in the same way again.

Rate this book

Release date: October 2017
Genres: fantasy, childrens, short stories
Updated: February 03, 2020

Children's Circle Stories :: Series

These short story collections contain short stories written by Terry Pratchett (using the pseudonym "Uncle Jim") for the Bucks Free Press paper's "Children's Circle" section. Most of the stories were originally published in the late 1960s, and have now been re-edited and collected.

Some of the stories found in these volumes were later extended by the author into the novels The Carpet People and Truckers.

Dragons at Crumbling Castle (Children's Circle Stories #1)
The Witch's Vacuum Cleaner (Children's Circle Stories #2)
Father Christmas's Fake Beard (Children's Circle Stories #3)
The Time-travelling Caveman (Children's Circle Stories #4)