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The Shooting Down of Father Christmas

The Shooting Down of Father Christmas

John Wright


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A bomber in World War II is on its way to bomb England. The crew spot a balloon that looks like Father Christmas and his reindeer. They shoot it down. But was it really Father Christmas?

ISBN : 978-1-83934-652-1

Published: 26/10/2023

Pages : 24

Size : 234x156

Imprint : Bumblebee Books

John Wright

John Wright is a retired University lecturer, where he helped to train both primary and secondary school teachers. He now works as a volunteer at The Yorkshire Air Museum, Elvington near York. Here he is the Collections Co-ordinator who, with a team of keen volunteers, receives, identifies and conserves donations made to the Museum. The idea for this story came from an article he read in a 1940 newspaper Children were reported as being very worried that Father Christmas would not be able to come that Christmas. He has been married for fifty years and has two children and two grandchildren. He has always believed in Father Christmas!

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