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Holly the Christmas Fairy



Holly early reader

Race Fairy
Gender ♀ Female
Series Christmas Fairies
Magical Item(s) / Animal(s) 3 presents and Santa's sleigh
Symbol(s) Yellow stars and holly leaves
Preceding None
Succeeding Summer the Holiday Fairy
Location Tippington Town
Special Thanks Narinder Dhami
Publish date UKflag 16 September 2004
Italy flag 28 October 2005
Gerflag September 2006
Freflag 5 October 2006
Slovflag 2007
NAflag 1 October 2007
Sweflag 1 October 2011

Holly the Christmas Fairy is the 1st fairy in the Holiday Special Fairies series.  


Holly has long dark brown hair in a side curly ponytail fixed with a sprig of holly. She wears a berry-red dress with a hood trimmed with white fur and matching boots. Her wings are pointy and pale pink tinted.

Symbol: Yellow stars and holly leaves.

Magic Objects/Job:

Magic Objects: 3 presents and Santa's missing sleigh.  

Job: Making sure Christmas is extra special.

Jack Frost's Poem

Christmas plans may go awry

If I can make these reindeer fly

Santa's gifts for girls and boys

Shall become my sweets and toys!

Magic reindeer listen well

As now I bind you with this spell

Heed my bidding, fly this sleigh

Through starry skies and far away.


  • Holly gives Santa's reindeer flying lessons every year.
  • Holly's scarlet dress was created for her by Santa's elves, its made from the same material as Santa's suit.
  • Her book has been converted into an Early Reader.
  • Her French name is Gaelle.
  • Her German name is Hilfe.
  • Her Swedish name is Julia.
  • Her Slovenian name is Natalija.
  • Her Italian name is Stella.


Holly's name comes from the evergreen shrub, holly. Holly is a shrub associated with Christmas, especially their red berries.

Holly is also named after a niece of the book's author, Narinder Dhami. In the Special Thanks section, the book is dedicated to "Holly Sarah Williams".


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