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Scared of Santa: Scenes of Terror in Toyland

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He's huge and hairy and hulking.
He dresses in strange furry clothing.
He sneaks into people's homes at night.
Who wouldn't be afraid of . . . Santa Claus?!?

Nothing says Christmas quite like innocent children shrieking with terror as a stranger dressed in red drags them kicking and screaming onto his lap. Now this time-honored rite of passage is celebrated with a hilarious collection of more than two hundred and fifty priceless photos of kids' traumatic trips to Santa's workshop. Scared of Santa offers a cornucopia of photographic funnies—from sixty-year-old family heirlooms to last year's howlers—along with delightful commentary on those unforgettable childhood visits to scary ol' Saint Nick.

Synopsis:

"Scared of Santa" presents a hilarious photographic collection of kids posed on Santa's lap--panicked, screaming, and crying. With more than 250 reader-submitted photos and priceless commentary, this delightful stocking stuffer is sure to become a holiday classic. Full-color throughout.

About the Author

Denise Joyce is a longtime editor for the Chicago Tribune and has the gold watch to prove it. She and her husband have two grown children; their behavior supports the theory that one out of every two children is terrified of Santa—and clowns.

Nancy Watkins is a Chicago Tribune features editor and writer who is much too good a mom to have ever forced her son, now 11, to sit on Santa's lap.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780061490996
Subtitle:
Scenes of Terror in Toyland
Author:
Joyce, Denise
Author:
Watkins, Nancy
Author:
by Denise Joyce and Nancy Watkins
Publisher:
William Morrow Paperbacks
Subject:
General
Subject:
Santa claus
Subject:
Children
Subject:
Children -- United States.
Subject:
General Humor
Subject:
Humor : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Publication Date:
20081014
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
6 x 4 in 10.64 oz

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"Synopsis" by , "Scared of Santa" presents a hilarious photographic collection of kids posed on Santa's lap--panicked, screaming, and crying. With more than 250 reader-submitted photos and priceless commentary, this delightful stocking stuffer is sure to become a holiday classic. Full-color throughout.
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