Santa’s parents think their little one is absolutely wonderful, even though he has a booming voice instead of a baby’s gurgle, loves to stand in front of the refrigerator, gives his birthday presents away, trains his hamsters to pull a matchbox sleigh … and has an unusual interest in chimneys. The adorably funny portrait of an oddball kid who fulfills his destiny - and two very proud parents.
Linda Bailey is the author of more than two dozen books for children, including the Stevie Diamond mystery series, the Good Times Travel Agency graphic novels, and an eclectic assortment of picture books including <i>If You Happen to Have a Dinosaur</i> and the acclaimed <i>Stanley’s Party</i>. She has won awards across North America such as the California Young Readers’ Medal, the Georgia Storybook Award, the Ontario Blue Spruce and Silver Birch Awards, the Oregon SMART Award and the Arthur Ellis Award from the Crime Writers of Canada. Born in Winnipeg, Linda has now traveled around the world, and so have her books. She has two grown daughters, Lia and Tess, and lives in Vancouver within strolling distance of the sea.
<b>Genevieve Godbout</b> is a children’s book and fashion illustrator. She studied traditional animation in Montreal and at the prestigious school of “Gobelins” in Paris. She lives in Montreal. Visit her online at https: //www.genevievegodboutillustration.com and on Facebook/GenevieveGodboutillustration.