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A #1 New York Times bestseller that's a Christmas must-readFrom the creators of the New York Times bestsellers How to Babysit a Grandpa and How to Babysit a Grandma comes an equally charming and hilarious holiday offering After waiting for days and days and days, it's finally Christmas Eve. And that's when you can try to catch Santa. . . . From Jean Reagan and Lee Wildish, creators of the bestselling HOW TO... series, comes a delightful new offering, written again in a hilarious instructional style. Two sibling narrators give clever tips for "catching" Santa (be crafty be clever be gentle ) on Christmas Eve. Filled with humor and holiday warmth, this is a jolly read-aloud for the whole family to enjoy And don't miss Jean Reagan and Lee Wildish's How to Raise a Mom and How to Surprise a Dad "A new hit this year is How to Catch Santa. . . . The picture book offers lighthearted tips on how kids can steal a glimpse of Mr. Elusive, aka Santa. . . ." --USA Today
- ISBN-13: 9780553498394
- ISBN-10: 0553498398
- Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
- Publish Date: October 2015
Publishers Weekly® Reviews
- Reviewed in: Publishers Weekly, page .
- Review Date: 2015-09-14
- Reviewer: Staff
In this continuation of Reagan and Wildishs tongue-in-cheek series of how to books, an unseen narrator presents an array of ideas for catching Santa, detaining him long enough to answer questions about how the reindeer fly or how he fits down chimneys. Be crafty! Be clever! Be gentle, writes Reagan, dismissing ideas like lassoing Santa like a steer for ones like leaving him a note filled with glitter, so that hell leave a trail. Wildishs illustrations embrace the comedy of the narrators suggestions; in a departure from the brightly colored palette of most of the scenes, he offers a quiet view of snowy suburban rooftops by night, as the narrator instructs readers to listen for Santa sounds like Santa doing stretches on your neighbors roof. Ages 48. Authors agent: Jamie Weiss Chilton, Andrea Brown Literary Agency. Illustrators agent: Vicki Willden-Lebrecht, Bright Agency. (Oct.)