The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus
Publish date: August 17th 1999
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
When I was young, the toy-mation movie adaptation of this book was one of my favorite Christmas movies ever. It still is, although I don't watch it with the regularity of, say Muppet Christmas Carol. It was always a bit obscure -- it was not played every year like Rudolph or Frosty, and a lot of peo...
L. Frank Baum may be known best for his 14 Oz books, but I now consider The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus to be my favorite of his works I’ve read thus far.Baum takes the story of Santa Claus, along with some popular Christmas symbols and traditions, and weaves a tale to explain how they came t...
This novella tells the story of Santa Claus, raised by a nymph in the Forest of Burzee, friend to forest creatures, and generous giver of gifts to the poor and downtrodden.So he loaded a great sack with all kinds of toys, slung it upon his back that he might carry it more easily, and started off on ...
Have you heard of the great Forest of Burzee?
A few years back, my husband and I saw a Rankin/Bass production called "The Story of Santa Claus." It was based on this book, by the author of "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz."Baum's story tells of Claus, a foundling in the Burzee forest. The forest is home to fairies and old gods who look after Claus...
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