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Yes, Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus

The Classic Edition

Frances P. Church, Joel Spector (Illustrator)


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Share the magic of this Christmas classic, complete with beautiful full-color illustrations, based on a real letter to Santa Claus and proving that he is, once and for all, real.

In 1897, a young girl wrote to The New York Sun asking whether Santa Claus truly existed. The paper's response, written by reporter Francis P. Church, has become a beloved holiday literary tradition. An original approach to a children's classic, this captivating book creatively reinterprets that heartwarming letter about the truth behind Santa Claus and Christmas. It is accompanied by charming Victorian artwork. Joel Spector is an artist and illustrator known for his elegant pastel images. His work appears regularly in magazines and newspapers including Business Week, Newsweek, Good Housekeeping, and The New York Times.

Running Press Kids, 9780762411207, 32pp.

Publication Date: August 23, 2001

About the Author

Francis P. Church was an American publisher and editor and he wrote his famous editorial, "Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus," for the New York Sun in 1897.

Joel Spector arrived in the United States from Cuba when he was twelve. He is a fine artist living in Connecticut.