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When Santa Fell to Earth

When Santa Fell to Earth

by Cornelia Funke Illustrated by Paul Howard

Scared by a storm, Twinklestar, the least reliable reindeer, bolts—causing Santa and his sleigh to crash-land. And though Santa has dropped into a friendly neighborhood, he's not safe: Jeremiah Goblynch, the ruthless new leader of the Council of Yuleland, is determind to put an end to children's wishes and turn the holiday season into his own personal moneymaking scheme. As the last REAL St. Nick around, only Santa stands between Goblynch and his grinchlike plan. With the help and hope of kids Charlotte and Ben, Santa must face Goblynch and his Nutcracker goons to save Christmas!

Ages
11, 8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 7
Grade Level Equivalent
3.8
Lexile Measure
700L
DRA
40
Guided Reading
Q
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
192
Genre
Comedy and Humor, Fantasy, Science Fiction and Fantasy

About the Author and Illustrator

Cornelia Funke She has written over 40 books, including the bestsellers The Thief Lord, Inkheart, Inkspell, and Dragon Rider, the Ghosthunter series, When Santa Fell to Earth, and several popular picture books.
Paul Howard

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