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How Santa Got His Job

How Santa Got His Job

by Stephen Krensky Illustrated by S. D. Schindler

Have you ever wondered what Santa did before he was Santa?

When Santa was young and needed a job, no one was looking for a man in a red suit to deliver gifts on Christmas. So Santa tried just about everything — from a chimney sweep to a postman to a circus performer. But none of these worked out. It wasn't until he met a group of elves who helped him use all his special talents, that Santa was able to find his dream job.

5, 6, 7
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
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About the Author and Illustrator

Contributor Image Alt Tag Stephen Krensky The versatile author of more than 50 books, Stephen Krensky was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He published his first book for children, A Big Day for Scepters, in 1977. Krensky writes everything from picture books to novels, fantasy to realism, fiction to nonfiction.
S. D. Schindler S. D. Schindler is a children's book illustrator.

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