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The dog who saved Santa /

by Kelley, True.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Holiday House, c2008Edition: 1st ed.Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780823421206 (hardcover) :; 0823421201 (hardcover).Title notes: $16.95 3-2009 (si)Subject(s): Santa Claus -- Fiction | Dogs -- Fiction | Humorous storiesSummary: With the help of his take-charge dog Rodney and a self-help video, young Santa Claus mends his lazy and irresponsible ways.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

The hilarious Christmas story of a dog who rids a young Santa of his slacker ways.It's Christmastime, and young Santa is doing a lot of sitting around. Every now and then he'll eat some fruitcake or watch TV, but the elves and Santa's dog, Rodney, do all the work. When Christmas Eve arrives and Santa falls asleep in the sleigh, Rodney takes charge. Soon, the determined dog has the North Pole buzzing with efficiency, and he even gives Santa lessons about what to eat to lookjolly and how to drive a sleigh. But will Rodney ever get Santa Claus to start doing his job?

$16.95 3-2009 (si)

With the help of his take-charge dog Rodney and a self-help video, young Santa Claus mends his lazy and irresponsible ways.

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Horn Book Review

(Preschool, Primary) "'Twas the night before Christmas, and Santa's elves were swamped." Christmas Eve is no night for slackers, and who's the laziest do-nothing in the workshop? Santa, here a callow youth. It's up to his dogged assistant Rodney to keep Christmas on track and motivate the young Santa to become the industrious legend he is today. This cheeky send-up of holiday sloth is stronger on detail than plot, but sitcom-savvy kids will enjoy the irreverence, considerably and expertly helped along by Kelley's illustrations of a Christmas in chaos. Rumpled mutt Rodney, a dim-looking Santa, and elves who appear to have escaped from the Keebler factory provide a fresh alternative to Christmas sweetness. From HORN BOOK, (c) Copyright 2010. The Horn Book, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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