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In Australia, Rosie is preparing for a family Christmas like no other. Across the world in Dublin, another family's holiday plans are about to go in an unexpected direction.

Filled with Monica McInerney's trademark warmth, heart and humour, these two beautiful new short stories will delight readers this Christmas.

Enjoy this perfect little gift from one of Australia's best-loved authors.

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Also by Monica McInerney

The Trip of a Lifetime
Hello from the Gillespies
Lola's Secret: Pink Popular Penguins
The Alphabet Sisters: Pink Popular Penguins
The House of Memories
Lola's Secret
At Home with the Templetons
All Together Now
Those Faraday Girls
Upside Down, Inside Out
Spin the Bottle
A Taste for It
Family Baggage
The Alphabet Sisters


The Polar Express
Happy Christmas from the Very Hungry Caterpillar
Elmer's Christmas
How To Be A Domestic Goddess
The Christmas Stocking and Other Stories
Twelve Days of Christmas
A Snow Garden and Other Stories
Oliver The Cat Who Saved Christmas
Alfie's Christmas
Santa's Outback Secret
A Christmas to Remember
Skipping Christmas
Father Christmas Needs a Wee
A Week in December
Two Weeks 'til Christmas
The Indisputable Existence of Santa Claus
A Nightingale Christmas Carol
There is Something Weird in Santa's Beard
The Funny Christmas Stocking Filler Book
Carols From King's