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Santa's Book of Names

By David McPhail (Trade Paperback, 1997)
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.
  • Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
    • Format: Trade Paperback

    • Price: $6.99 US/$8.99 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9780316115346

    • On Sale Date: 10/01/1997

    • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    Formats Available: Trade Paperback

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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.

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.
  • Praise for David McPhail:

    Santa's Book of Names
    - "The cozy Christmas story celebrates the importance of literacy." - Horn Book

    - "The novel twist on the popular scenario makes a sweet story that's sure to be a hit."- Kirkus

    - "McPhails's art is [a] real attraction." - PW

    Edward and the Pirates
    - "Readers young and old will love the swashbuckling verve and intrepid adventure of this loving tribute to the power of books to fuel the imagination... spirited and merry."- PW

    - "McPhail's tale colorfully shows the magical worlds a good book can create... a great read-aloud as it encourages children to read and discover the fun and adventure in books." - SLJ

    - "A welcome promotion for the power of reading." - Booklist

    Mole Music
    - A Junior Library Guild Selection
    - A Children's Book-of-the-Month Club Selection

    * "McPhail's delicate watercolor-and-ink paintings work seamlessly in tandem with the words to deliver a truly resonant message: that music can change the world." - PW (starred review) 

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Santa's Book of Names
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Price: $6.99 US/$8.99 CAN
  • Pages: 32
  • Physical Dimensions: 11" x 8-1/2"
  • ISBN-13: 9780316115346
  • On Sale Date: 10/01/1997
Santa's Book of Names