Catherine Doyle

The Miracle on Ebenezer Street
  • The Miracle on Ebenezer Street

  • Shortlisted for the Specsavers Children's Book of the Year (senior category) at the 2020 An Post Irish Book Awards.

    An enchanting and exciting tale of Christmas magic from multi-award-winning and bestselling writer Catherine Doyle.


    'Sparkles with magic . . . A wintry wonder of a book' Abi Elphinstone

    A stunning modern reimagining of Charles Dickens' beloved classic, A Christmas Carol.

    'Old Marley's magic was beginning to stir...'

    George is about to spend his third Christmas without his mum. Since she died, George's life has felt dull and grey; his dad has thrown himself into his work and has no time for family, and definitely no time for Christmas.

    Then, George stumbles across Marley's Curiosity Shop. There he finds a mysterious snow globe, which - though George can't quite understand how - appears to show a scene from George's past. A Christmas in which he and his family were together, and happy...

    That night, George and his dad are swept on an adventure to three Christmases - past, present, and future. With help from new friends, and just a touch of magic, can they begin living life in full colour again?

    'A supremely confident writer' Telegraph

    'Vividly exciting and poignant . . . Destined to become a Christmas classic' Louise O'Neill

Catherine Doyle grew up in the West of Ireland. She has a BA in Psychology and an MA in Publishing. She is the author of the young adult trilogy Blood for Blood (Vendetta, Inferno and Mafiosa). Her award-winning and bestselling middle grade debut, The Storm Keeper's Island, is set on the magical island of Arranmore, where her grandparents grew up. The sequel, The Lost Tide Warriors, was published in July 2019. Catherine lives in Galway by the sea, but spends a lot of her time in London and the US.


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