The traditional Christmas meal in Prague isn’t turkey or ham but a special kind of Christmas fish. On Christmas Eve, Tom chooses his live fish at the market and calls it Peppo. Carefully, he carries it home in a big bag of water through the streets of Prague’s old town. – Tom loves his new pet, but what fate awaits Peppo as the Christmas meal draws near? This charming, child-friendly story presents one culture’s Christmas traditions in fascinating detail. At its core is a heartwarming tale of a boy and his grandfather as they both learn about doing the right thing. – Marit Törnqvist’s accomplished, vivid artwork brings the story of Tom and Peppo and the beautiful city of Prague to life.