Synopses & Reviews
An unforgettable new character from the creator of the hilarious Goodnight iPad
Nicholas Duck loves Christmas, and he also loves the new Santa hat thats mysteriously delivered to his house. But when his friends see him and immediately launch into their Christmas lists, he doesnt know what to do . . . until he runs into Santa himself! David Milgrims exuberant holiday story is a joy to read aloud, and the silly animals and bright colors make it a perfect for board book audiences. Jingle quack, jingle quack . . .”
Reiss scores a bullÆs-eye with this hilarious debut. CatrowÆs puckish watercolors are equal to ReissÆs wit and lightning pace. (Publishers Weekly
, starred review)
From the Emmy Award(-winning writer for "The Simpsons" comes this hilarious sleeper, now in paperback. When Santa is knocked out cold by a Jack-in-the-Box's walloping punch, deli owner Murray Kleiner takes his place. Full color.
When Santas knocked out cold by a Jack-in-the-Boxers walloping punch, deli owner Murray Kleiner reluctantly agrees to take his place. The suit doesnt fit, Murray smells a bit like pickles, and theres no way he can remember the names of all those reindeer. But with the help of a pushy elf and an eager-to-believe young boy, Murray finds out that even though hes not big enough to fill Santas suit, hes got more than enough heart to get the job done.
About the Author
David Catrow is the illustrator of many picture books including Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon and its sequel Have Fun, Molly Lou Melon, written by Patty Lovell; I Wanna Iguana and its two companion books I Wanna New Room and I Wanna Go Home, written by Karen Kaufman Orloff; Our Tree Named Steve by Alan Zweibel; The Middle Child Blues by Kristyn Crow; and We the Kids: the Preamble to the Constitution. He lives in Ohio with his wife, Deborah.