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A new, improved Santa

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Orchard Books,
Pub. Date:
1st ed.
Readers of all ages will delight in this hilarious holiday tale about remaining true to yourself. It's a New Year's resolution - a brand new Santa. But do kids really want a slimmer, hipper, cyber Santa? He seems to think so, and gets to work on his resolution to slim down, pump-up and become more fashion forward. Mrs. Claus patiently watches Santa go through his mid-life crisis while preparing the North Pole for a traditional holiday. His new look isn't exactly a hit and on Christmas Eve when he "climbs into his old-fashioned sleigh, dressed in his old-fashioned way" he's learned a valuable lesson. A new, improved Santa is one who is true to himself and to the spirit of Christmas.
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Level 3.5, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 700L
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Grouping Title new improved santa
Grouping Author wolff patricia rae
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-01-13 23:33:01PM
Last Indexed 2019-01-18 01:40:35AM

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subject_facet Santa Claus -- Fiction, Santa Claus -- Juvenile fiction, Self-perception -- Fiction, Self-perception -- Juvenile fiction
title_display A new, improved Santa
title_full A new improved Santa / by Patricia Rae Wolff ; illustrated by Lynne Cravath, A new, improved Santa / by Patricia Rae Wolff ; illustrated by Lynne Cravath
title_short A new, improved Santa
topic_facet Santa Claus, Self-perception