The Animals' Santa (Board book)

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The Animals' Santa (Board book)

By Jan Brett, Jan Brett (Illustrator)


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Now a board book just right for the littlest hands, this modern Christmas classic highlighting how animals are just as curious as kids about their own Santa makes the perfect stocking stuffer.

When Big Snowshoe tells Little Snow that the animals’ Santa is coming with presents for everyone, Little Snow wants to know who he is. The animals say they have never seen him.  Maybe he’s a badger, a moose, a polar bear, or a wolf, they tell him. But this spunky little rabbit thinks they are just fooling him.

On Christmas Eve, Big Snowshoe is determined to make Little Snow into a believer, and all of the animals are delighted when he succeeds, including the animals' Santa.

Love of animals, winter, and all things Christmas is on grand display in this original holiday story, a perfect edition to families' Jan Brett holiday collection.

Jan Brett ( is the beloved New York Times bestselling author/illustrator of many books for children. She lives in Norwell, Massachusetts.

Product Details ISBN: 9781984816801
ISBN-10: 1984816802
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: November 2nd, 2021
Pages: 34
Language: English
"Brett excels at snowy settings, and her legions of fans will enjoy this well-told tale accompanied by her usual highly detailed watercolor illustrations and skillfully integrated secondary story." -Kirkus Reviews

"Brett evokes a wintry landscape filled with animals, distinguished by her signature level of meticulous detail. . . The dramatic arrival of Santa—an exquisite snowy owl—is well worth the wait." -Publishers Weekly

"An entertaining holiday diversion." -The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

"This Santa may be elusive, but he is definitely real, making Little Snow’s ultimate discovery truly satisfying." -The Horn Book