Santa gets the post-holiday blues. When the toys are all made, the presents handed out, the Christmas cookies eaten, and the stockings unhung from the chimney with care, Santa is miserable. His reindeer and elves can’t lift his spirits and even a vacation with Mrs Claus doesn’t do the trick. Will Santa ever feel like his old holly-jolly self again?
Tad Carpenter is a designer, author, teacher, and illustrator of many books for young readers. The New York Times Book Review raved of his Zoom! Zoom!, “Any child obsessed with trucks or backhoes or trains or steam shovels should get a jolt of pleasure from the vehicular energy on display here.” He lives in Kansas City, Missouri. Visit him online at TadCarpenter.com.