Santa's Eleven Months Off

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Peachtree, 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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From December first through Christmas,
Santa Claus got down to business,
Making fifty zillion toys
For the world's good girls and boys.
All that month, he worked his rear off.
Then he took the whole next year off!

What does Santa do with his hard-earned vacation time? The same stuff you would do to relax and have fun-and a whole lot more! In this uproarious tale by popular author and Simpsons writer Mike Reiss, Santa recovers from a hectic December by embarking on an hilarious campaign of adventure and self-improvement-from sumo wrestling to international espionage to continuing education (including Elf Esteem and Basic Reindeer Labor Laws). But no matter where he goes or what he does, he's still our beloved Santa Claus, as Michael Montgomery's comically classic illustrations reveal. So, thanks, Santa, for all your hard work. Go ahead and take the year off!

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User Review  - Sassy_Seshat - LibraryThing

Ever wonder what Santa does the other eleven months of the year? This book has all of the answers: Santa does up Halloween, takes some classes, and enjoys wonderful vacation activities including ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Mike Reiss is the author of Late for School, the riotous, rollicking adventures of a young boy racing to school. His four other children's books include the best-selling How Murray Saved Christmas. Reiss is an award-winning writer and producer for “The Simpsons” and a popular lecturer/writer on comedy.

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