The Best Christmas present in the World is a story by Michael Morpurgo. In this story, the author buys a roll-top table from a junk shop, and to restore it starts working on it on Christmas Eve. While repairing it, he finds a secret space in the last drawer. The story depicts a war story with the festive season of Christmas in the backdrop. In this story, the author finds a note in an old desk and tries to reach out to its owner, Mrs Connie Macpherson, to deliver the letter written by her husband, Jim during the war. She gets emotional on receiving the message and presumes the author to be her loving husband and thanks to him for the beautiful gift.