It’s Surprisingly Joyful!

An amazing Advent countdown adventure in the enchanted kingdom of Santarctica. Can Edward and Jill outwit the dimwit grumbling grumps?

The Grumbling begins!

“When children dream of Christmas it’s usually about the wonderful things like Santa, Rudolph and his elves, but Edward and Jill’s dream of Christmas is turning seriously GRUMPY. There’s a terribly bad case of the Christmas Grumps!

Join Edward and Jill on their exciting adventure in the kingdom of Santarctica as they discover gifts hidden behind the doors of Archie the magical Advent calendar. Can they use these gifts wisely and save Christmas from being cancelled forever?”

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A glance at the paperback, models and the Bah Humbug diorama. The models are made from plasticine and the diorama from cardboard. Replica models will be available to buy shortly.

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Play along on Archie the Advent Calendar

Add extra special sparkle to your Christmas experience with Archie the Advent calendar. Join Edward and Jill in their festive countdown by opening a door a day when they do in the run up to Christmas.

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Enjoy a FREE bookmark

Enjoy a delightful bookmark gift card, picked out by children at promotional events. The designs capture some of the enchanted gifts hidden within Archie the Advent calendar. For a signed special edition and a FREE bookmark visit the shop.

Archie on display during the Grump Grumble Tour. The free bookmark gift cards are hidden within the pockets.

Archie’s Gift Cards

Archie’s bookmark gift card collection

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Check-out more illustrations and stop-motion videos about the story.