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Love, Santa

By Martha Brockenbrough


In a series of letters, a young girl writes to Santa to ask about the North Pole, Mrs. Claus, and of course, Christmas goodies. Year after year, Santa writes back, and a heartwarming relationship develops, until one year, the girl writes to her mother instead: Mom, are you Santa? Her mother responds to say that no, she is not Santa. Because Santa is bigger than any one person -- we bring him out through kindness to one another and the power of imagination. This transformative tale spins a universal childhood experience into a story about love, giving, and the spirit of Christmas.


Reviews and Awards

⋆“…an elegant, relatable, and moving depiction of a family’s negotiation of a tricky childhood rite of passage.” - Publishers Weekly, starred review


Purchase Options
Indiebound • Scholastic Store • Amazon • Barnes & Noble


Fall 2017
Picture Book
ISBN: 978-0-545-70030-6
Price: $17.99
Trim Size: 8 3/4" x 11 1/4"
Page Count: 32


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