Letters from Father Christmas

  • by J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Narrated by Derek Jacobi, John Moffatt, Christian Rodska
  • 2 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Can you imagine writing to Father Christmas and actually getting a reply?
Every year, the children of J.R.R. Tolkien would write to Father Christmas, and the letters they received told wonderful stories of his adventures at the North Pole.
These humorous tales are brought to life by Derek Jacobi as Father Christmas, John Moffatt as Polar Bear, and Christian Rodska as Ilbereth the Elf, complete with specially composed music.


See More Like This

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

It brings the Christmas spirit...

This beautiful collection of letters that Tolkien wrote to his children as replies from Father Christmas is full of humour and shows the North Pole through a dreaming child's eyes.
The character of a mischievous polar bear takes you into a Christmas adventure that will make you laugh and will let your imagination run wild.

The narration is simple which will entertain either adult or child listener and is wonderfully supported by uplifting Christmas music.

If you're a fan of Tolkien and love Christmas or are just looking for a story for your children during the festive season, this book is perfect.

The only downside is that the book is short however it is quite a gem.
Read full review

- Nina

A book from my childhood

The voices were perfect, it’s very nostalgic and Christmassy for a certain generation and for a new generation it brings Father Christmas alive
Read full review

- Harriet Ellis

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-10-2005
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited