When You Adopt a Pugicorn: The Christmas Wish

When You Adopt a Pugicorn: The Christmas Wish

By Matilda Rose
Illustrator Tim Budgen


Price: $12.99

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  • Publication Date: September 19, 2023
  • Imprint: Abrams Appleseed
  • Trim Size: 8 x 8
  • ISBN: 9781419766718
  • Page Count: 32
  • Illustrations: Full-color illustrations throughout
  • Rights: US, Canada, Mexico

A sparkling tale of Christmas magic, friendship, and bravery—thanks to the magical Pugicorn!

All the princesses and princes of Fairyland know that if you need a magical pet, the place to go is Mrs. Paws’s Haven for Magical Pets. Mrs. Paws is the idea magical pet matchmaker for when you adopt!

A sparkling tale of friendship, bravery and Christmas magic . . .

Everything is set for a perfect Christmas in Twinkleton-under-Beanstalk. There’s just one thing missing . . . snow! Princess Ava dreams of playing in the snow with her pet, Pugicorn. But as Christmas draws near, not a single flake falls from the sky! Can Pugicorn find the courage to make Ava’s wish come true?

About the author

Matilda Rose is the author of the When You Adopt series, which includes Pugicorn, Pandarina,and more fun-filled adventures set in a fairy tale world featuring different magical pets. With important messages about sharing, kindness, trying your best, and being yourself, the When You Adopt books combine sparkle, fun, and heart. Tim Budgen is a freelance illustrator and art teacher. He illustrated Pugicorn and the When You Adopt series, the Lizzie and Lucky series by Megan Rix, 20 Dinosaurs at Bedtime by Mark Sperring, and many more amazing children’s books. For much of his life he has been scribbling down ideas and can usually be found with a pencil in one hand and a sketchbook in the other. He lives by the sea on Hayling Island, England, with his wife, Julia.