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Dear Santa

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Dear Santa

The Letters of James B. Dobbins

By Bill Harley; R. W. Alley (Illustrator)

HarperCollins, Hardcover, 9780066237787, 32pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2005


Dear Santa,
Here is what I want for
Christmas ...

From an aquarium (with a piranha), to earplugs for blocking out his little sister, to a full-size hockey rink, Jimmy wants a lot for Christmas. What Jimmy needs is a little Christmas spirit.

A hilarious series of letters to Santa follows Jimmy's experience one very special holiday season, from his first outrageous requests to a final Christmas Eve surprise.

Grammy-nominated singer and storyteller Bill Harley teams up with veteran illustrator R. W. Alley to create an endearing character, a wickedly funny book, and a wholly original celebration of the season!

Praise For Dear Santa

“A tasty holiday treat, equal parts hilarious and sweet.”
-Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“The droll humor is reflected in Alley’s cheery illustrations.”
-Kirkus Reviews