Tom Fletcher, illustrated by Shane Devries

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Narrated By: Paul Shelley

Duration: 6 hours and 25 minutes

What to expect

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of The Christmasaurus: The Musical Edition by Tom Fletcher, read by Paul Shelley.

Includes 14 original songs all written and performed by Tom Fletcher, accompanied by a full orchestra with performances by Giovanna Fletcher, Carrie Hope-Fletcher and Santa Claus! And listen out for newcomer Max Reader singing 'Someone More Than Me' and Harry Judd on drums in 'Afraid of Heights'.

They sang and danced a merry celebration with their new dinosaur friend . . . It was a Christmas Eve that none of them would ever forget.

The Christmasaurus is a story about a boy named William Trundle and a dinosaur, the Christmasaurus. It's about how they meet one Christmas Eve and have an extraordinary adventure. It's about friendship and family, sleigh bells and Santa, singing elves and flying reindeer, music and magic. It's about discovering your heart's true desire, and learning that the impossible might just be possible . . .


Children's / Teenage fiction: Humorous stories, Children's / Teenage fiction: Action & adventure stories, Children's / Teenage fiction: Fantasy, Children's / Teenage fiction: Traditional stories, Children's interactive & activity books & packs, Children's / Teenage general interest: Music, Children's / Teenage fiction: School stories, Children's / Teenage general interest: Dinosaurs & prehistoric world, Children's / Teenage general interest: Drama & performing

Listen to a sample

Bursting with loveable characters, fast-paced adventure and, of course, Christmas spirit . . . A highly recommended read


A warm hearted, rollickingly magical story . . . A dazzling adventure full of snow and elves and flying reindeer and Santa Claus himself. Packed full of warmth, this is a story that will delight all readers, and especially those who love Christmas

Julia Eccleshare


OK, 5-starred review

I love this book! It is Christmassy, amazing and crumpetty, all at once!

Toby, aged 8

Redemption, magic and gleeful silliness


A fantastic tale packed full of sleigh bells, singing elves and flying reindeer

Angels and Urchins magazine

Oodles of charm and silliness



The Sun

Grown-up readers will love reading this charming, heart-warming book aloud

Daily Express

A magical adventure that practically explodes off the page