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Santa Claus

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Works: 304 works in 569 publications in 2 languages and 78,739 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Poetry  Fiction  Picture books  Christmas stories  Narrative poetry  Christmas fiction  Christmas poetry  Stories in rhyme  Epistolary fiction 
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Publications about Santa Claus
Most widely held works about Santa Claus
    The night before Christmas : poem by Clement Clarke Moore( Book )
    108 editions published between 1862 and 2017 in English and French and held by 2,146 libraries worldwide
    "A funny, over-the-top new spin on the classic Christmas poem! A hysterical new version of "The Night Before Christmas"! David Ercolini's over-the-top illustrations will have readers saying, "Ho! Ho! Ho!" Creatures of all shapes and all sizes will be stirring with laughter in this overly decked out, Christmas-splendored illustrated picture book! Ercolini breathes new life into an unrivaled classic with his vibrant illustrations featuring fun, accessible scenes of holiday mayhem and spirited cheer. It's THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS as you've never seen it before!"--
    Olive, the other reindeer by Vivian Walsh( Book )
    2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,881 libraries worldwide
    Thinking that "all of the other reindeer" she hears people singing about include her, Olive the dog reports to the North Pole to help Santa Claus on Christmas Eve
    Guess who's coming to Santa's for dinner? by Tomie DePaola( Book )
    2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,652 libraries worldwide
    A houseful of relatives turns "Mrs. C." and Santa's Christmas into a string of surprises, from the arrival of a pet polar bear to Cousin James B.'s flaming plum pudding
    Santa Claus : the world's number one toy expert by Marla Frazee( Book )
    2 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,538 libraries worldwide
    Santa Claus has his own ways of knowing more about children and toys than anyone else in the world
    SantaKid by James Patterson( Book )
    1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,428 libraries worldwide
    A businessman who is not very nice has bought the North Pole and Christmas, threatening to ruin that special day, and only Chrissie, Santa's daughter, seems to believe Christmas can be saved
    Here comes Santa Cat by Deborah Underwood( Book )
    1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1,168 libraries worldwide
    "Cat wants off Santa's naughty list and makes several valiant attempts, but this 'being nice' business is trickier than he thought"--
    The Christmas magic by Lauren Thompson( Book )
    3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,144 libraries worldwide
    As Santa prepares for the upcoming holiday season, it is the Christmas magic that truly makes everything happen
    Wake-up, Bear--it's Christmas! by Stephen Gammell( Book )
    2 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in English and held by 1,046 libraries worldwide
    A hibernating bear wakes up on Christmas Eve and entertains a special visitor
    Little Whistle's Christmas by Cynthia Rylant( Book )
    2 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 1,020 libraries worldwide
    Little Whistle, a real guinea pig who lives in a store called Toytown, helps his toy friends write a letter to Santa asking if he made them
    Twelve bells for Santa by Crosby Bonsall( Book )
    1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 996 libraries worldwide
    Three children, off to the North Pole to deliver 12 chocolate bells to Santa for winning a contest, become very hungry on the way
    Fletcher and the snowflake Christmas by Julia Rawlinson( Book )
    1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 984 libraries worldwide
    At Christmastime, Fletcher the fox and the other forest animals lay a trail of sticks to help Santa find the rabbits' new burrow
    On Christmas Eve by Ann M Martin( Book )
    1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 965 libraries worldwide
    Eight-year-old Tess is convinced that if she believes and stays aware of the magic around her, she will meet Santa Claus on Christmas Eve of 1958, when she will thank him for his gifts and ask him to use his magic to cure her best friend's father of cancer
    Santa's moose by Syd Hoff( Book )
    2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 945 libraries worldwide
    Milton, the big clumsy moose, helps Santa one Christmas when his load is too heavy for the reindeer to pull
    The oldest elf by James Stevenson( Book )
    1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 940 libraries worldwide
    Elwyn, Santa's oldest elf, and Blitzen, a retired reindeer, help Santa out for one last Christmas
    The finest Christmas tree by John Hassett( Book )
    2 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 930 libraries worldwide
    After Farmer Tuttle is unable to give his wife a Christmas hat because he can not sell his Christmas trees, he receives a mysterious letter requesting his very finest tree
    Where does Joe go? by Tracey Campbell Pearson( Book )
    1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 922 libraries worldwide
    Because Joe's Snack Bar always closes for the season, the townspeople speculate about where Joe goes for the winter
    A Christmas wish for Corduroy by B. G Hennessy( Book )
    2 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 915 libraries worldwide
    A teddy bear in the toy department of a big store receives a new name and a new home from Santa
    Bah! Humbug? by Lorna Balian( Book )
    2 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in English and held by 901 libraries worldwide
    Two children set a trap for Santa Claus but only one of them manages to see him
    The year without a Santa Claus by Phyllis McGinley( Book )
    3 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in English and held by 889 libraries worldwide
    Tells, in rhyme, of the year that Santa Claus, suffering from a cold and other ailments, decides to take a vacation at Christmastime, and of the surprising response of children around the world
    "I'm not Santa!" by Jonathan Allen( Book )
    3 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 871 libraries worldwide
    When Baby Hare mistakes Baby Owl for Santa Claus, it takes a visit from Saint Nick himself to straighten things out
 
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Alternative Names
Claus, Santa 1945-
Languages
English (141)
French (1)
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