My Pen Pal, Santa

By Melissa Stanton; Jennifer A. Bell (Illustrator)
(Random House Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780375869921, 32pp.)

Publication Date: September 24, 2013

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Description

Writing a letter to Santa is fairly simple; you make your case and list your hoped-for gifts. But if you're a hard-core fan like Ava, a letter to Santa is something entirely different. A simple New Year's note to the North Pole about some uneaten cookies kicks off a year-long correspondence between a young girl and the jolly guy in the red suit in this joyful epistolary picturebook. This holiday story is perfect for those who believe and those who remember the wonder of the season.




About the Author

MELISSA STANTON is a magazine and web editor and the author of The Stay-at-Home Survival Guide. She lives in the Annapolis area with her husband and three children. She was inspired to write My Pen Pal, Santa when her daughter wrote a letter to Santa after Christmas, thanking him for her gifts and inquiring about some uneaten cookies.

JENNIFER A. BELL is a children's book and greeting card illustrator. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with her husband and son. You can find her online at JenniferABell.com 

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