grow tall. He believes that would help him gain lots of adoring
friends and even impress Charlene, the girl of his dreams. He
tries all tricks and tips to increase his height, but to no avail.
Finally, he pins all his hopes on a miracle by writing to Santa
and stays ‘good’ through the year. Christmas arrives, but Alfie’s
wish doesn’t get fulfilled. Hurt and deeply disappointed, Alfie
runs away from his orphanage to look for Santa. That is only
the beginning of a fantastical journey that takes him across
mythical lands where he meets creatures straight out of fairy
tales. With a wicked wizard out to dominate the universe and a
worried Santa with his share of woes, Alfie has his hands full.
Will he be able to achieve his dream? With the help of his best
friend, Bullet, a pug and Pedro, an owl, he just might!
Shaiju Mathew is known for his bestselling book Knocked Up (2010). Shaiju Mathew is a lover of stories, be it books or films. He loves them. Though he has an entrepreneurial bent and heads the PR & social media marketing departments for one of India’s leading startups, his talent lies in the creative side. He’s
known for his bestselling book, “Knocked Up” released in 2010 and it’s all set to be released as a feature film soon. He enjoys writing stories and reviewing movies. Owing to the
success of “Knocked Up”, Shaiju is all ready to release his next book, “Alfie The Elf”. A story for every ‘child at heart person’, about the magic of Christmas.
When Olivia reveals to Mannie she has received a secret letter from Father Christmas, Mannie quietly wonders if Father Christmas is real-unaware that a night of miracles awaits him. Unfortunately, it is only a short time later when Mannie receives devastating news-his aunt Audra has suddenly passed away. As the excitement of the season gives way to mourning and confusion, Mannie seeks refuge at the home of family friends.
But when he steps outside the house to retrieve water from the well, Mannie is met by forest gnome Lemuel Greenleaf, who asks him to help hide the mystical reindeer, Trimble. The reindeer disappears without a trace, however, and Mannie and Lemuel begin a journey that eventually leads to the entrance of Very North, distant palace buried in snow and steeped in mystery.In this charming tale, a boy discovers an intriguing hidden world he never expected as he finally finds out the surprising truth about Father Christmas and Very North.
The Paradise War
Lewis Gillies is an American graduate student in Oxford who should be getting on with his life. Yet for some reason, he finds himself speeding north with his roommate Simon on a larkùhalf-heartedly searching for a long-extinct creature allegedly spotted in a misty glen in Scotland. Expecting little more than a weekend diversion, Lewis accidently crosses through a mystical gateway where two worlds meet: into the time-between-times, as the ancient Celts called it. And into the heart of a collision between good and evil that's been raging since long before Lewis was born.
The Silver Hand
The great king is dead and his kingdom lies in ruins. Treachery and brutality rule the land, and Albion is the scene of an epic struggle for the throne.
Lewis is now known as Llew in this Otherworld and has become a threat to the usurper Meldron. Exiled and driven from the clan, he must seek the meaning behind a mysterious prophecyùthe making of a true king and the revealing of a long-awaited champion: Silver Hand.
The Endless Knot
Fires rage in Albion: strange, hidden, dark-flamed, invisible to the eye. In the midst of it, Llew must journey to the Foul Land to redeem his greatest treasure. As the last battle begins, the myths, passions, and heroism of an ancient people come to life . . . and Llew Silver Hand will face a challenge that will test his very soul.