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The Santa Thief

Alane Adams, Lauren Gallegos (Illustrator)


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2018 IPPY Gold Medal Winner in Holiday SPARK Award for Excellence in Independent Publishing for Children: Illustrated Book category 2017 USA Best Book Award Winner in Children's Picture Book: Hardcover Fiction 2017 Today Show winter book selection
The appealing illustrations glow with lamplight and provide many small details that ground this story in a Pennsylvania farmhouse in the 1920s, and Georgie's dark eyebrows and freckles give him personality. VERDICT A pleasant, if slight, slice-of-life tale." --School Library Journal

It's winter in Girard, Pennsylvania and the pond is completely frozen over--ready for a young boy to go skating --but Georgie's ice skates are too small. All Georgie wants for Christmas is a new pair of skates. But times are tough in 1920s Pennsylvania, and he gets the disappointing news Santa might not come this year. Follow Georgie as he decides to take matters into his own hands--and discovers what Christmas is all about. The Santa Thief is a heartwarming tale of boyhood set in 1920s Pennsylvania for children ages 4-8.

Sparkpress, 9781940716862, 32pp.

Publication Date: November 7, 2017