Disasters and Delights of Family Celebrations

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Prologue

Rhys has many problems to overcome including a role in a pantomime, buying suitable Christmas presents for his family and dreading his brother's wedding.

How do you cope with girl friends, Christmas, chicken pox and weddings when you re nine years old?

In his third book of Rhys's adventures he gets some sound advice to cope with fraught situations from his grandparents. He has a role in a pantomime and uses it to his and his friend's advantage. He tests out and almost spoils the Christmas presents he has bought for his family and there is further trouble over dinner. As the wedding looms Rhys is sure he will he to wear a dreadful suit. The revenge advice he receives from Uncle George, however, leads Rhys into yet more trouble including a very strange wedding present.