Santa's Book of Names
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Santa's Book of Names

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by David McPhail, McPhail, David M. McPhail
     
 

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Illustrated throughout with stunning watercolor nightscapes of snowy winter scenes, Santa's Book of Names depicts all the warmth and spirit of this special time of year in a story about a young boy who learns to read with Santa's help. David McPhail's inspirational holiday story emphasizes the importance of literacy while reminding readers that with patience

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Illustrated throughout with stunning watercolor nightscapes of snowy winter scenes, Santa's Book of Names depicts all the warmth and spirit of this special time of year in a story about a young boy who learns to read with Santa's help. David McPhail's inspirational holiday story emphasizes the importance of literacy while reminding readers that with patience and practice, you can achieve just about anything.

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Children's Literature - Marilyn Courtot
Edward was having trouble learning to read. His teacher was concerned, but his parents counseled patience. On Christmas Eve, Edward's Dad was reading a story about Santa delivering presents around the world. Edward wondered how Santa could remember. The names are all in a book said his mother. That night Edward ends up on a wonderful adventure helping Santa deliver gifts, but to help, Edward must be able to read the names in Santa's book. Not only does Edward save the day, he finally accomplishes his goal of learning to read. It's a wonderful story with equally delightful ink and watercolor illustrations. 1997 (orig.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780316115346
Publisher:
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication date:
10/01/1997
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
169,495
Product dimensions:
10.80(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

David McPhail is the author and illustrator of dozens of books for young readers, including Edward and the Pirates; Sisters; Mole Music, When Sheep Sleep and many more. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including a New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year. David lives in New Hampshire.

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Santa's Book of Names 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
An inspiring and uplifting book! A must read for the holidays as well as year round. The illustrations are beautiful.