Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Krampus: A Christmas Tale” as Want to Read:
Krampus: A Christmas Tale
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Krampus: A Christmas Tale

by
4.17 of 5 stars 4.17  ·  rating details  ·  18 ratings  ·  5 reviews
I'm going to tell you a Christmas tale,
With a man who gives books and toys,
But this one's a little different,
It's been known to scare some girls and boys...

Krampus: A Christmas Tale is written by Scott McKenzie and illustrated by Phil Ives.
Kindle Edition, 20 pages
Published December 2nd 2011 by *.Fiction
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Krampus, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Krampus

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 142)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Taylor Leflore
When I was younger and in that stage where you think you can do anything my mom told me about "Krampus" and I used to be petrified of him when I was younger. He was like the opposite of Santa who comes on 23rd of December. My mom told me that if you were good, Santa would give you toys or if you were a bad child Krampus would pull your ears and whack you with a bundle of twigs. So reading this book really takes be back of how I was so afraid of him when I was younger.

The illustrations in the boo
...more
Anya Mackay
Growing up in Germany we knew "Krampus" as "Knecht Ruprecht" and I used to be petrified of him when I was younger. He used to come with St Nicolaus (Santa), who comes on 6th December. Back in the day some children were singled out at school and had to go up to the front at assembly and they were either praised by Santa and got a gift of chocolate or Knecht Ruprecht/Krampus would pull their ears and whack them with a bundle of twigs. As a shy child I was relieved never to have the honour to meet ...more
Vivienne
I was delighted to receive this in a Goodreads giveaway. Physically it's a short book, with the main story only 16 pages long. Each page has a piece of text, partially rhyming, accompanied by large illustrations. The latter were the strongest part for me, always capturing the scene well. By contrast I found some of the text awkward, and also wondered how easily it would read aloud. Having said that, the book would be good to read to young children, and even starts with an adult doing just that. ...more
susan murray
Short but good really liked the book husband and son have also read it a good christmas book to get the children to behave and a twist on the Santa claus belief.
Paddy O'callaghan


Absolutely hilarious. An excellent book for kids of all ages, and the adults who read it to them. A funny Dahl-esque moral tale.
Audrey
Audrey is currently reading it
Dec 18, 2014
Lisa
Lisa marked it as to-read
Dec 03, 2014
Trish Hodnett
Trish Hodnett marked it as to-read
Nov 30, 2014
Wendy
Wendy marked it as to-read
Nov 30, 2014
Natasha
Natasha marked it as to-read
Nov 30, 2014
Andy Harris
Andy Harris marked it as to-read
Nov 30, 2014
Karen
Karen marked it as to-read
Nov 30, 2014
Sarahkmartinuk
Sarahkmartinuk marked it as to-read
Nov 30, 2014
Sarah
Sarah marked it as to-read
Nov 30, 2014
Kate Riley
Kate Riley marked it as to-read
Nov 30, 2014
Cameron Hunter
Cameron Hunter marked it as to-read
Nov 30, 2014
Mary Burrows
Mary Burrows marked it as to-read
Nov 30, 2014
Spencer Broadley
Spencer Broadley marked it as to-read
Nov 30, 2014
Christin
Christin marked it as to-read
Nov 30, 2014
Karin Wistow
Karin Wistow marked it as to-read
Nov 30, 2014
Michelle Pierce
Michelle Pierce marked it as to-read
Nov 30, 2014
Barbara
Barbara marked it as to-read
Nov 30, 2014
Ceri
Ceri marked it as to-read
Nov 30, 2014
Patricia Walker
Patricia Walker marked it as to-read
Nov 30, 2014
Heather
Heather marked it as to-read
Nov 30, 2014
Catherine
Catherine marked it as to-read
Nov 29, 2014
« previous 1 3 4 5 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
One Day in Gitmo Nation (a No Agenda Novel) Drawing Dead: A Tale of Poker and Vampires Death by Autopen (A No Agenda Short Story) The Foot on the Shore (A No Agenda Short Story) Rebirth

Share This Book