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Big Bob And The Winter Holiday Potato

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When Big Gloria's teacher, Mr. Salami, announces that the class will be creating a play about Santa Claus, Big Gloria objects. Potato Claus, she says, is much better. After all, Potato Claus doesn't sneak into houses at night but comes during the day. He lets kids choose their gifts out of a big book. And he doesn't even care if you've been bad or good ...more
Paperback, 32 pages
Published 2003 by Cartwheel (first published December 1999)
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Kelly
Entertaining, random, and mildly weird.
Megan
Dec 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing
It’s a holiday tradition in our house to read this zany book. You really need an expressive adult reading aloud to other adults to fully appreciate it.
Daniel
Apr 03, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I never would have imagined that one of these easy reader books, even one by Daniel Pinkwater, could be so good. Pure genius.
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Feb 20, 2012 rated it did not like it
Politically correct nonsense. I was given this book to read in my ESL class and stopped halfway through to prevent my students from being misled by the agenda of the book.
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Oct 01, 2016 rated it really liked it
Makes as much sense as any other holiday myth. But, a lot funnier!
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Daniel Manus Pinkwater is an author of mostly children's books and is an occasional commentator on National Public Radio. He attended Bard College. Well-known books include Lizard Music, The Snarkout Boys and the Avocado of Death, Fat Men from Space, Borgel, and the picture book The Big Orange Splot. Pinkwater has also illustrated many of his books in the past, although for more recent works that ...more

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