The Best Advent Calendar is on your iPad

In December, the Timbuktu Calendar becomes a real Advent Calendar! It is full of Christmas stories, games, letters, and activities that will make the weeks that lead up to Christmas truly special.

Let us give you some quick anticipations of some of the most beautiful stories you’ll find in Timbuktu in December:

TODAY | A game, “Dress up Santa Claus”

Create your favorite outfit and share awesome Christmas Cards with your friends! Illustrated by amazing Jacopo Rosati, with sound design by Elettra Bargiacchi.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4th | Help the reindeers get fit 

Solve math problems with Detective Bello, and help him find the right combination of exercises for the lazy reindeers!


WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5th | How to write the ultimate letter to Santa Claus

An amazing guide to use with your kids while writing to Santa Claus, illustrated by the funny Ilaria Falorsi.


SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8th/15th/22nd + 26th | The Nutcracker

We’re particularly proud of this interactive story inspired by the ballet, “The Nutcracker.” It’s astonishingly beautiful with illustrations by the amazing Philip Giordano. The story will accompany you through the weekends of your Christmas holidays: 3 episodes and a special activity to help your kids and you stage your very own Nutcracker!

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 23rd | Game, “Santa’s Race”

Christmas Eve is getting closer, and some presents fell off Santa’s sled! Help him pick them up! Illustrated by the wonderful duo La Tigre.


CHRISTMAS DAY | An exclusive interview with Santa Claus

Listen to Santa’s voice answering yours and your kids questions! [Got a question? Post it on Twitter with the hashtag #interviewSanta or in the comments of this blog! The best questions win a 1 year subscription to Timbuktu!]


There will be more! Look out for amazing and illustrated Christmas recipes, letters, problems, and pictures.



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