Santa's Favorite Story: Santa Tells the Story of the First Christmas

Santa's Favorite Story: Santa Tells the Story of the First Christmas

by Hisako Aoki, Ivan Gantschev
     
 

Discover the true meaning of the holidays as Santa Claus retells the story of the first Christmas in this sweet picture book from Hisako Aoki and Ivan Gantschev.

When Santa Claus tells the forest animals that he is not looking forward to delivering all those heavy packages, they are worried that there won’t be a Christmas anymore. To help everyone

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Overview

Discover the true meaning of the holidays as Santa Claus retells the story of the first Christmas in this sweet picture book from Hisako Aoki and Ivan Gantschev.

When Santa Claus tells the forest animals that he is not looking forward to delivering all those heavy packages, they are worried that there won’t be a Christmas anymore. To help everyone understand that Christmas would still come even if he didn’t, Santa tells the story of the first Christmas, and they all learn a good lesson about the meaning of this special holiday.

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Marilyn Courtot
The animals find Santa asleep in the woods and wonder if Christmas is coming early or not at all. Santa assured his friends that he has just been taking a snooze after a long hike. He was getting himself in shape for the big job on Christmas Eve. Then he shares the story of the first Christmas - the birth of the Christ child, thus helping his animal friends understand the true meaning of the holiday. 1997 (orig.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781416950295
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers
Publication date:
10/02/2007
Edition description:
Repackage
Pages:
28
Sales rank:
95,989
Product dimensions:
9.25(w) x 8.43(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Hisako Aoki’s family name, Aoki, means “blue tree” in Japanese, and her first name translates as “everlasting.” Born in Japan, Ms. Aoki has also lived in Deleware, Salzburg, and Ohio. She has worked in the children’s book industry for more than thirty years.

Ivan Gantschev was born in Bulgaria and studied at the Academy of Art is Sophia. He has written and illustrated many children’s books.

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