Auto boutiques-francophones Simple and secure cloud storage Personal Care Music Deals Store Pets Fall Barbecue
FREE Shipping on orders over CDN$ 25.
Only 2 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by Gift-wrap available.
Father Christmas Goes On ... has been added to your Cart
+ CDN$ 6.49 shipping
Used: Good | Details
Sold by Reuseabook
Condition: Used: Good
Comment: Please note this product will be shipped from the UK within 24 hours of receiving your order. We not offer tracked shipment in order to maintain great prices. Please therefore be patient in waiting for your items to arrive. Please refer to your Amazon delivery dates as a guide, we hope your item arrives with you shortly. Aged book. PLEASE READ BEFORE PURCHASE. Please note this book is over 20 years old. It will therefore have tanned pages, age spots and plenty of shelfwear. However for its age it is still very useable, and a great read.
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See all 2 images

Father Christmas Goes On Holiday Paperback – Oct 30 2012

See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price
New from Used from
"Please retry"
CDN$ 12.99
CDN$ 5.18 CDN$ 0.01

Fall Reading for Kids and Teens

Frequently Bought Together

  • Father Christmas Goes On Holiday
  • +
  • Father Christmas
  • +
  • The Snowman
Total price: CDN$ 33.47
Buy the selected items together

No Kindle device required. Download one of the Free Kindle apps to start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, and computer.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your e-mail address or mobile phone number.

Product Details

Product Description

About the Author

Raymond Briggs is one of our most respected and beloved artists. Born in Wimbledon in 1934, he studied at the Slade School of Fine Art and went on to produce a treasure trove of work. He has created characters that are now icons for generations of children, including Fungus the Bogeyman, Father Christmas and, of course, the beloved Snowman. He has won many awards over his career including the Kurt Maschler Award, The Children's Book of the Year and the prestigious Kate Greenaway Award for his Mother Goose Nursery Rhyme collection. Raymond lives in Sussex.

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?

Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet on
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star

Most Helpful Customer Reviews on (beta) 8 reviews
7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
Father Christmas - off duty July 3 2000
By ana hare - Published on
Format: Hardcover
This is the most wonderful companion to Father Christmas, a sophisticated art cartoon offering a humanist view of the the rotund red clad benefactor of so many childrens dreams. He spends his summer hols, trotting from place to place doing his best to blend in and not be recognised. The fact that he has to use valet parking in Las Veagas for his sleigh and raindeer not withstanding. With fantstic illustrations which please year of year, it is a Raymond Briggs must have book for every family, preferably as a pair with "Father Christmas" the slightly irreverend look at Christmas deliveries and their logistical problems.
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Lovely old favorite March 5 2012
By Janna Marie Kilburn - Published on
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
We read this book to our now 40 year old son when he was a little boy. We now have a copy to read to our grandsons. My son has learned from us to cultivate an English sense of humor, and we now hope, with the aid of this book, to encourage his sons to do the same. There's nothing quite like Raymond Briggs. He is an English National Treasure.
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Greatest Holiday/Vacation book ever March 6 2013
By Chi Ginger - Published on
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
Absolutely my favorite book of my childhood. Briggs-Father Christmas the original is a close second. I wish this author and illustrator had done a few more in the series.

You know what? Don't buy it, because then there will be more copies available for me on Amazon for my friends and family
This is one of my favorite books -- any time of year June 17 2015
By Kris Killian - Published on
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
This is one of my favorite books -- any time of year. Brilliant, droll "travelogue" done by Father Christmas in his off-season. Captures the essence of each location visited -- cliche, yes, -- but extremely well done and wickedly funny. I love to give this as a hostess gift at Christmas.
Beyond Expectations! March 2 2011
By LV Grandma - Published on
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
The book arrived in mint condition, well packaged and earlier than expected. The quality was much better than expected. I would definitely do business with this vendor again.