Synopses & Reviews
The Boy Who Lived In Pudding Lane - "Being a true account, if only you believe it, of the life and ways of Santa, oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Claus" first appeared in the American magazine, Ladies Home Journal, for Christmas in 1921 and was published as a hardcover the following year. Author Sarah Addington's charming story of the boyhood life of dear Santa Claus became an instant classic, and is lovingly reproduced in a facsimile edition for the first time here, including the original size, page format, and layout.
The original illustrations reproduced for this edition are magnificent, and were originally created by prominent American illustrator Gertrude Kay, whose iconic style with Ladies Home Journal started a career in children's illustrations that included her famous Alice in Wonderland edition in 1923, among her other works.
The story follows Santa as he grows up in Pudding Lane, eventually to become the famed gift-giver who flies around the world - and would spawn a line of books about the Lane and it cast of characters released by Addington and Kay throughout the 1920s.
A perfect gift book to read each year to children of all ages, The Boy Who Lived in Pudding Lane is now back in print in a stunning edition that will be a treasured heirloom for families to share.