Alfie is a 14 year
old orphaned midget. He has just one wish – to grow tall. He believes that
would help him gain lots of adoring friends and even impress Charlene, the girl
of his dreams. He tries all tricks and tips to increase his height, but to no
avail. Finally, he pins all his hopes on a miracle by writing to Santa and
stays ‘good’ through the year. Christmas arrives, but Alfie’s wish doesn’t get
fulfilled. Hurt, and deeply disappointed, Alfie runs away from his orphanage to
look for Santa. That is only the beginning of a fantastical journey that takes
him across mythical lands where he meets creatures straight out of fairy tales.
With a wicked wizard out to dominate the universe and a worried Santa with his
share of woes, Alfie has his hands full. Will he be able to achieve his dream?
With the help of his best friend, Bullet, a pug and Pedro, an owl, he just
Shaiju Mathew is a lover of stories, be it books or films. He loves them. Though he has an entrepreneurial bent and heads the PR & social media marketing departments for one of India's leading startups, his talent lies in the creative side. He's known for his bestselling book, "Knocked Up" released in 2010 and it's all set to be released as a feature film soon. He enjoys writing stories and reviewing movies. Owing to the success of "Knocked Up", Shaiju is all ready to release his next book, "Alfie The Elf". A story for every 'child at heart person', about the magic of Christmas.