[BOOKS] ✴ The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus ✻ L. Frank Baum – Thantai68.info

The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus Every Child Knows About Santa Claus, The Jolly Man Who Brings Gifts To All On Christmas There Are Many Stories That Tell Of His Life, But The Delightful Version Relayed In The Life And Adventures Of Santa Claus Is By Far The Most Charming And Original Of All Only L Frank Baum, The Man Who Created The Wonderful Land Of Oz, Could Have Told Santa S Tale In Such Rich And Imaginative Detail


About the Author: L. Frank Baum

also wrote under the name Edith Van Dyne, Floyd Akers, Schuyler Staunton, John Estes Cooke, Suzanne Metcalf, Laura BancroftLyman Frank Baum was an American author, actor, and independent filmmaker best known as the creator, along with illustrator W W Denslow, of one of the most popular books in American children s literature, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, better known today as simply The Wizard of Oz. He wrote thirteen sequels, nine other fantasy novels, and a plethora of other works 55 novels in total, 82 short stories, over 200 poems, an unknown number of scripts, and many miscellaneous writings , and made numerous attempts to bring his works to the stage and screen.



10 thoughts on “The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus

  1. says:

    Holy crap on a Christmas Cookie I wanted to do Christmas in July So I m going to read 4 of these books that are short and have beautiful covers I will add my little Christmas thing another time as I m not getting on the computer as much as I told you all Oh My Goodness What a sweet little book I loved that Santa was adopted by immortals and the story of how he


  2. says:

    We will not Banish Magic from the World, not while Jolly Old Saint Nicholas keeps the Spirit of Christmas Alive in our Hearts The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus 1902 by L Frank Baum is the classic biography of the legendary man in the red suit Santa Claus Child of the ForestAs with most biographies, I enjoyed the chapters on his childhood the best Santa s story be


  3. says:

    This was a delightful tale of the origins of Santa Claus in a world full of magical, immortal creatures This was not your traditional Santa at the North Pole story, nor did I expect it to be, coming from such an imaginative writer as L Frank Baum This story had the wondrous feel of a fairy tale, with Santa being raised by a wood nymph and protected by the Master Woodsman of t


  4. says:

    in his wonderful Oz series, Baum usually does a good job at keeping hisprecious the result is much strained mawkishness and, egads, baby talk sugar overload however I did enjoy the entirely pagan origins of Jolly Saint Nick a foundlin in his wonderful Oz series, Baum usually does a good job at keeping hisprecious cutesy poo tendencies in check his bracingly no nonsense little heroine


  5. says:

    Although I included this book on my children s shelf, it is actually written, I think, to be read aloud to children as the language would be a bit too difficult for a child to read.This is a stunning work by the mind that also gave us Oz This is not the usual story about Santa Claus, the North Pole, the Elves, etc Instead, we are given a fantastical story with magical creatures that take us


  6. says:

    L Frank Baum s take on Santa Claus is totally different from the typical stories I grew up knowing about Santa Claus Interesting story set in a completely different environment than the North Pole Staged in the forest with interesting characters who all have their own magical mystical powers.While I did enjoy the book, I felt that L Frank Baum needed to touch on all aspects of Santa Claus s life and


  7. says:

    I really enjoyed this book as it took me back to my childhood with memories of how I truly believed This is a different but very imaginative and old fashioned story about the origins of Santa Claus It was an uplifting, quick read, and it answered all the unrelenting questions my 7 year old has been asking me this holiday season Next time I will read the illustrated version to my kids.


  8. says:

    Wonderful Perfect read for this time of year Written beautifully and great for reading out loud to children With a ho, ho, ho And a ha, ha, ha And a ho, ho, ha, ha, hee Now away we go O er the frozen snow, As merry as we can be There are many joys In our load of toys, As many a child will know We ll scatter them wide On our wild night ride O er the crisp and sparkling snow So glad to have finally read it


  9. says:

    A beautiful book Will definitely make you feel the warmth and love and giving nature of Santa Claus in your heart this time of year Also discovered that the soundtrack to the movie Amelie is the perfect soundtrack to this book If you have particular books that you read every Christmas A Christmas Carol, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, etc add this to the list.


  10. says:

    I finished and enjoyed this story quite a bit It s sweet and a wonderful story to read to kids in December It s warm, touching, brings the love joy of Santa into the mind It s told as a history, that each child would be able to envision being true True, a few details are changed but, in essence, this is the story of Santa Claus and one to delight young and old hearts I finished and enjoyed this story quite a bit It s sweet and a w


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