Synopses & Reviews
When Angelina Ballerina sees old Mr. Bell all alone at Christmastime, she decides to bring him some holiday cheer. Cousin Henry doesn't want to help—until he finds that there's a real Santa Claus living in their town! With festive sparkly foil on the jacket and a heartwarming story, this book is perfect for holiday giving.
Angelina wants to take Christmas cookies to old Mr. Bell, who lives alone. But her cousin Henry has something else in mind for the cookies. What happens next results in some magic moments and the discovery that there is a Santa Claus living in their own village. Full color.
About the Author
Katharine Holabird's first Angelina Ballerina book was published in 1983. After graduating from the Francis Parker School in Chicago, Katharine attended Bennington College in Vermont. She received a B.A. in Literature from Bennington in 1969, and then worked as a literary editor at the college for a year. The following year she went to Italy, where she became a freelance journalist. In 1974, Katharine married and moved with her husband, Michael Haggiag, to London, England where she lives today with her family. Helen Craig has illustrated more than sixty books for children, including the Angelina Ballerina books. She lives in England.