"A sweet story about single-minded holiday wishes." - Publishers Weekly Dear Santa... That's how Tess starts her letter. You don't have to bring me any toys this year. The only thing I want is a real gnome. Full of anticipation, Tess looks forward to the day her new friend arrives: a friend she can take everywhere, and with whom she can share everything. With Grandpa and Grandma's help, she gets everything ready. Grandpa builds little pieces of furniture, Grandma sews a little blanket, and Tess prepares a welcome meal. And then it's finally Christmas Eve... Will Santa bring a real gnome?
A heartwarming picture book with wonderfully funny illustrations, for children ages 4 and up.
An Swerts grew up in Geel, Belgium. She studied pharmacy and taught sciences at a college, but later realized her true calling was writing and went back to school to receive a degree in journalism. Today An spends most of her time writing. Picture books are her biggest passion. Eline van Lindenhuizen was born in Meppel (Netherlands) on June 29th in 1983 and now lives in Kampen. From 2001 until 2006 she studied illustration at the Minerva Academy in Groningen. She loves drawing, books and flee markets.