Shortlisted for the Specsavers Children's Book of the Year (senior category) at the 2020 An Post Irish Book Awards. An enchanting and exciting tale of Christmas magic from multi-award-winning and bestselling writer Catherine Doyle. 'Sparkles with magic .
. . A wintry wonder of a book' Abi Elphinstone'Old Marley's magic was beginning to stir...'George is about to spend his third Christmas without his mum.
Since she died, George's life has felt dull and grey; his dad has thrown himself into his work and has no time for family, and definitely no time for Christmas. Then, George stumbles across Marley's Curiosity Shop. There he finds a mysterious snow globe, which - though George can't quite understand how - appears to show a scene from George's past.
A Christmas in which he and his family were together, and happy... That night, George and his dad are swept on an adventure to three Christmases - past, present, and future. With help from new friends, and just a touch of magic, can they begin living life in full colour again?A stunning modern reimagining of Charles Dickens' beloved classic, A Christmas Carol.
'A supremely confident writer' Telegraph'Vividly exciting and poignant . . .
Destined to become a Christmas classic' Louise O'Neill