A World of Cookies for Santa: Follow Santa's Tasty Trip Around the World

A World of Cookies for Santa: Follow Santa's Tasty Trip Around the World

by M.E. Furman, Susan Gal

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Overview

A World of Cookies for Santa takes readers across the globe to see all the treats that await Santa on Christmas Eve. Head to the Philippines, where children leave out puto seko cookies and ginger tea for Santa; jet to Russia for a honey-spice cookie; then set out for Malawi for a sweet potato cookie! When you've returned home, the journey's still not over—M. E. Furman provides recipes for children to bake some of Santa's cookies for themselves.  
 
A World of Cookies for Santa is a multicultural celebration that families will return to year after year.  

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781328466624
Publisher: HMH Books
Publication date: 10/17/2017
Sold by: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 48
File size: 76 MB
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Age Range: 4 - 7 Years

About the Author

A World of Cookies for Santa is M.E. Furman's first book for children.
 
Susan Gal has illustrated a number of children's books, including Night Lights, Please Take Me for a Walk, and Bella's Fall Coat. She lives in California.
M.E. Furman lives with her family in the northern Rockies, where there's always a white Christmas. As a child, her two grandmothers made the same Christmas cookie with two names--one called them snowballs, and the other called them Russian teacakes. Now her family enjoys sharing their favorite Scottish shortbread with friends and family (and Santa!). A World of Cookies for Santa is her first book for children. Find out more at www.worldofcookiesforsanta.com. 
Susan Gal received a BFA from the Art Center College of Design and worked in animation before embarking on her career as an illustrator of children's books, including Night Lights, Please Take Me for a Walk, and Bella's Fall Coat among others. She lives in California.

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A World of Cookies for Santa: Follow Santa's Tasty Trip Around the World 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
McMarshall More than 1 year ago
M.E. Furman and Susan Gal's collaboration has created a gorgeous story that will yield visual and edible treasures. This is one of those instances where every page captures your attention. The end pages, in particular, are both delightful and educational. The map on the front details Santa's journey across the globe. While the back combines a numbered map with a mixed up collection of cookies; creating a fun, visual cookie matching game. Following Santa's trip around the globe, M.E. Furman briefly describes the uniqueness of 32 Christmas celebrations around the world, including Santa's name, the location of gift delivery, and especially the treats - or gifts - left by the children. It is very diverse (culturally and physically) and includes traditions unknown to many children (and possibly adults). This is truly an amazing picture book which will be sure to open discussions about the differences in weather (summer in Australia), traditions (leaving presents on/under pillows), and the universality of treats for Santa. Definitely a treasure I will add to my Christmas book collection.