But What If There's No Chimney? (Hardcover)

By Thompson Emily Weisner, Hussey Mandy, Illustrated by Kate Lampe Emily Weisner (Editor)

Indiana University Press, 9780253023926, 24pp.

Publication Date: October 3, 2016



Five-year-old Ben is new in town and shocked to find his house has no chimney How will Santa get into his house to deliver gifts? As Christmas approaches, Ben looks for answers, asking his dad, friend, teacher, mailman, and even his dog Ben's search ends with a letter to Santa Claus, Indiana. Will Santa reply, and what will he say?

Did you know that Santa Claus, Indiana is a real place? You can write to Santa and the Elves at P.O. Box 1, Santa Claus, Indiana 47579.Don't forget to include your return address to get a reply in December

Checkermint the elf is hiding inside Can you find him?

About the Author

Emily Weisner Thompson, Executive Director of the Santa Claus Museum & Village, is a historian and author of Letters to Santa Claus (IUP, 2015) and Images of America: Santa Claus.Mandy Hussey is a freelance writer, and contributor to Indiana University: Portraits of the Bloomington Campus (IUP, 2014).Kate Lampe is a Graphic Design student at the University of Cincinnati with a focus in illustration and animation.