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How Santa got his job / by Stephen Krensky ; illustrated by S.D. Schindler.

Krensky, Stephen. (Author). Schindler, S. D., (illustrator.).

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Available copies

  • 46 of 52 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

1 current hold with 52 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch HF KRE Pre-1 (Text) 34207000478744 JFH Available -
Attica PL - Attica JE KRE H (Text) 74231000022086 Easy Fiction Available -
Boswell Grant Twp PL - Boswell HOLIDAY E KRE (Text) 38144000234437 Picture Book Available -
Brazil PL - Brazil J E KRENSKY (Text) 38160000374007 Youth Services Available -
Brookston Prairie Twp PL - Brookston J P KRE (Text) 38209000008493 Picture Book Available -
Brownstown PL - Brownstown JHC KRENSKY (Text) 79361000024371 Juvenile Fiction Holiday Available -
Cambridge City PL - Cambridge City J KRE (Text) 76893000015062 Juvenile Fiction K-2 Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola JP KRE (Text) 33118000075377 Children: Picture Book Available -
Covington-Veedersburg PL - Covington E FIC KRE (Text) 32572000184242 CVBPLC Easy Fiction: Special Events Available -
Culver Elementary School CHRISTMAS (Text) 72456000110760 Holiday Collections Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 0689806973 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9780689806971 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 28 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, [1998]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: Santa tries his hand at many jobs before finding the perfect job as the world's greatest gift giver. A humorous picture book that traces Santa's career from chimney sweep to becoming a fixture at Christmas. If you think Santa Claus came into the world sporting a red suit and a white beard, think again. Santa wasn't always the jolly, overweight, gift-giving fellow that we now know and love. He tried his hand at all sorts of different jobs, including postal worker, zookeeper, circus performer, and even chimney sweep, but each of these presented a problem that got in his way. It wasn't until he was lucky enough to meet a friendly bunch of elves that Santa found his true calling...and the job of his dreams. Stephen Krensky's understated text and S. D. Schindler's charming illustrations come together to create an imaginative and funny tale that proves even the best of us have to try, try again.
Target Audience Note: AD 380 Lexile.
Subject: Santa Claus > Juvenile fiction.
Santa Claus > Fiction.
Occupations > Fiction.
Humorous stories.

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