Specsavers Children's Book of the Year (Junior)

Shortlisted 2021

Evie’s Christmas Wish

By Siobhán Parkinson

Illustrated by - Shannon Bergin

Christmas is coming and Evie is getting excited! With her mammy and daddy she helps to make the pudding, ice the cake, and decorate the tree. And then, her Christmas wishes start to come true: she gets a singing part in the school Nativity play, it snows, and Uncle Sean announces he is coming home for Christmas. But Evie’s biggest wish of all comes true at the end of the story, when Uncle Sean and his wife arrive at Dublin airport with a miraculous surprise…

About Siobhán Parkinson...

Siobhán Parkinson is the author of more than 30 books for children, teens and adults, as well as several translations from German. She was Ireland’s first ever Laureate na nÓg (children’s laureate) and the founder of Little Island Books.

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