Friday, December 1, 2017

The Santa Thief

The Santa Thief
Alane Adams
Children's Fiction
ISBN 9781940716862
Price $15.00
FTC Reviewed for SparkPress and Net Galley


It’s winter in Girard, Pennsylvania and the pond is completely frozen over—ready for a young boy to go skating!—but Georgie’s ice skates are too small. All Georgie wants for Christmas is a new pair of skates. But times are tough in 1920s Pennsylvania, and he gets the disappointing news Santa might not come this year. Follow Georgie as he decides to take matters into his own hands—and discovers what Christmas is all about. The Santa Thief is a heartwarming tale of boyhood set in 1920s Pennsylvania for children ages 4–8.

My Thoughts

This a beautiful story, with lovely illustrations of a 1920's  Pennsylvania winter when times are rough. 

All  Georgie wants for Christmas is a new pair of skates. He learns Santa might not make it this year. He soon discovers what the true meaning of what Christmas is all about.  

I appreciate the Christmas scenes and the story seems like a melding of some old classics.. from.Dickens and O'Henry.

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