The Wish Books

The Christmas Wish is the story of Anja, a brave and kind child, who sets out on an adventure to make her dream of helping Santa Claus come true. With the generous help of many animal friends – from a bright cardinal to a strong horse to a gentle polar bear – Anja joyfully travels the snowy terrain to meet her Christmas hero.

The book’s heartwarming narrative was spun from the creative imagination of prop, set, and wardrobe stylist Lori Evert when her husband, award-winning photographer Per Breiehagen, captured their real-life daughter, Anja, in a magical image with a reindeer. The trio embarked on a family project to bring the timeless Nordic story to life by illustrating it with breathtaking photographs starring the kind and adventurous Anja.

Now admirers of the beloved holiday children’s book can embrace and share the story of The Christmas Wish through charming gifts and decorative accessories that reflect the book’s characters and magical adventures. Per’s captivating photography is featured on wall art, mugs and note cards, while plush toys, snow globes and ornaments depict characters and scenes from the story.

Young girl feeding a reindeer an apple in a white snowy landscape, The Wish Books, portrait of Per Breiehagen, Lori Evert, and daughter Anja

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    Anja on Reindeer

    $36.00 $17.98
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    Puppies in a Box

    $24.00 $11.98
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    The Brave Little Puppy Kid's Dinnerware Set

    $19.00 $9.38
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    Anja on Polar Bear

    $36.00 $17.98
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    Anja with Puppy Pillowcase

    $19.00 $9.38
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    Anja with Sleeping Polar Bear Pillowcase

    $19.00 $9.58
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    Jagar Bear Mini Ornament

    $12.00 $8.38
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    The Christmas Wish Polar Bear Large

    $22.00
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    The Wish Books Gift Card Ornaments - 6 Assorted

    $30.00 $14.98
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    Erik Mini Ornament

    $12.00 $8.38
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    Anja on Sled with Reindeer 400 Piece Family Puzzle

    $17.00 $8.38
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    Anja with Puppy 25 Piece Puzzle

    $14.00 $9.78
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    Mini Snowglobe Ornament Program

    $78.00 $38.98