Five-year-old Ben is new in town and shocked to find his house has no chimney How will Santa get into his house to deliver gifts? As Christmas approaches, Ben looks for answers, asking his dad, friend, teacher, mailman, and even his dog Ben's search ends with a letter to Santa Claus, Indiana. Will Santa reply, and what will he say?
Did you know that Santa Claus, Indiana is a real place? You can write to Santa and the Elves at P.O. Box 1, Santa Claus, Indiana 47579. Don't forget to include your return address to get a reply in December
Checkermint the elf is hiding inside Can you find him?
Author: Emily Weisner Thompson, Mandy Hussey
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Binding Type: Hardcover
Size: 8.00h x 8.20w x 0.30d
Audience: Ages 4-8
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Publishers Weekly 09/26/2016
School Library Journal 10/01/2016 pg. 66
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2017 pg. 59 - Marginal, Seriously Flawed
About the Author
Emily Weisner Thompson, Executive Director of the Santa Claus Museum & Village, is a historian and author of Letters to Santa Claus (IUP, 2015) and Images of America: Santa Claus.
Mandy Hussey is a freelance writer, and contributor to Indiana University: Portraits of the Bloomington Campus (IUP, 2014).
Kate Lampe is a Graphic Design student at the University of Cincinnati with a focus in illustration and animation.