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Santa's Delight

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It's the night before Christmas eve and Mr and Mrs Santa are preparing for the busiest time of the year. This year Santa has been thinking about the rescue services and those who help us and wants to somehow thank them for all the work they do. Santa has a little plan up his sleeve. On the night before Christmas Eve, he decides to take action and surprise all of those on ...more
Paperback, 32 pages
Published December 7th 2009 by Troubador Publishing
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DelAnne Frazee
Nov 22, 2013 DelAnne Frazee rated it really liked it
Title: Santa's Delight
Author: Marisa Laylock
Illustrator: Ian Legge
Publisher: Troubador Publishing Ltd
Published: 11-8-2013
ISBN: 9781783067398
Pages: 26
Genre: Children's Fiction
Tags: Holidays, Myths and Legends

Santa is always such a jolly soul that Mrs. Claus is worried when she finds him thinking hard like he has a problem he is not sure how to fix. It takes her a few times of asking before he finally tells her he is thinking about all the people who help everyone else witho
Aug 12, 2016 Sabriena rated it it was amazing

This was a very adorable Christmas tale that shows you that Santa just doesn't bring presents to the girls and boys around the world but also does things for others such as bring food and makes them feel good.

The kid really enjoyed the pictures in this book and thought that the story was pretty enchanting. Of course, he didn't use the word, he's only 3 but he stuck on my lap the whole time and was still as a can be and for him, that's a good thing. I really thought this story showed a lot more
Dec 23, 2015 Psusan rated it really liked it
Santa's Delight by Marisa Laycock is a different take on the whole getting presents idea. It turns children’s focus from what will Santa bring me and puts it on all those who help us every day. It is a reminder to be like Santa and say thank you to these diligent hard working community helpers. Before he was called Santa, he was Saint Nicholas, so who better to point us to acts of gratitude.

Besides the text, the illustrations are beautiful. I really thought that the slightly out of focus look ad
Dec 17, 2015 Sinead rated it liked it
Lovely little story that is heart warming, especially at this time of year when those services that help people get taken for granted at times. If I was going to criticise I would ask for more pictures to bring the story alive and perhaps less long words for younger children.
Mauoijenn ~ *Mouthy Jenn* ~
*NetGalley book review*

What a charming tale about Santa. My little one enjoyed this as much as I did. Great book to show kids that helping helpers out is a good thing. Such a sweet magical book.
melissa rated it liked it
Nov 29, 2014
Clare Cannon
Clare Cannon marked it as to-read
Dec 01, 2013
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