A CHILD has left out a plate of mince pies and a glass of sherry for the bringer of Christmas presents, Jeff Bezos.
Tom Booker, aged eight, excitedly placed the treats for the Amazon CEO by the fireplace to help him as he delivers gifts on a sleigh pulled by drones.
Booker said: “The elves in the Amazon fulfilment centres have been working non-stop to sort presents, often skipping toilet breaks, so this is my way of saying thank you.
“When I visited him at Jeff’s grotto he said I’d get everything on my wishlist if I’m a good little boy and don’t order a single thing from eBay. So hopefully these offerings will seal the deal.
“A lot of people wonder how Jeff Bezos can fly around the world in a single night and offer prices that undercut high street retailers but the answer’s really straightforward: he’s magic.”
Creeping downstairs next morning to discover mince pie crumbs, an empty sherry glass and a ‘Sorry we missed you’ card placed under the Christmas tree, a bleary-eyed Booker said: “He’s been!”