When Santa Was a Baby

When Santa Was a Baby


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Santa's parents think their little one is absolutely wonderful, even though he has a booming voice instead of a baby's gurgle, loves to stand in front of the refrigerator, gives his birthday presents away, trains his hamsters to pull a matchbox sleigh ... and has an unusual interest in chimneys. The adorably funny portrait of an oddball kid who fulfills his destiny - and two very proud parents.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781770495562
Publisher: Tundra
Publication date: 10/13/2015
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 931,638
Product dimensions: 10.10(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 3 - 7 Years

About the Author

Linda Bailey is the author of more than two dozen books for children, including the Stevie Diamond mystery series, the Good Times Travel Agency graphic novels, and an eclectic assortment of picture books including If You Happen to Have a Dinosaur and the acclaimed Stanley's Party. She has won awards across North America such as the California Young Readers' Medal, the Georgia Storybook Award, the Ontario Blue Spruce and Silver Birch Awards, the Oregon SMART Award and the Arthur Ellis Award from the Crime Writers of Canada. Born in Winnipeg, Linda has now traveled around the world, and so have her books. She has two grown daughters, Lia and Tess, and lives in Vancouver within strolling distance of the sea.

Born and raised in Quebec, Geneviève Godbout studied traditional animation in Montreal and at the prestigious school of "Gobelins" in Paris. She is the illustrator of a number of books for children including Joseph Phipps (Enchanted Lion). Some of her clients include The Walt Disney Company, Flammarion, Bayard, les editions Milan, and La Pastèque. She also works for clothing designers like Nadinoo and Mrs. Pomeranz creating illustrations and prints for their collections. Visit Geneviève's blog: http://rose-a-petits-pois.blogspot.com/

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GratefulGrandma More than 1 year ago
We all know what Santa has done as an adult, but what was he like as a baby and child. How did he become the jolly elf who delivers presents to all the children in the world? An imaginative and charming tale about what Santa was like as a baby and a small child. Santa stars as a cute baby with a gorgeous Ho,ho,ho (no baby babbling for him) before becoming a toddler/young child who got even more enjoyment out of giving his toys and presents away than receiving him. He loved red and wanted to wear it all the time. He had a best friend who was short who loved making toys. Even though they were different, they we accepted by all the other kids. Santa's parents go through what all parents do in trying to figure out what he will become as he grows older. Of course they are thrilled when he grows up and becomes exactly what he is, the wonderful Spirit of Christmas, Santa Claus. A Christmas story about Santa for any and all to add to their bookshelves.