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3.56 out of 53.56 out of 53.56 out of 53.56 out of 53.56 out of 5 3.56 (9 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Tim Slover Narrator: William Dufris Publisher: Tantor Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: November 2010 ISBN: 9781400188659
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In his debut novel, Tim Slover offers the real story behind Santa Claus, separating fact from legend and revealing the truth behind many long-held secrets: Why did Santa start making toys for children? Does he really climb down the chimney? How did he and Mrs. Claus meet? And most important, how is he able to deliver gifts to children all over the world in one night? This is a book that will be enjoyed year after year, sure to charm listeners of all ages and anyone who wants to celebrate the spirit of the season. Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • Slover's charming novella puts an adventurous spin on the Santa Claus tale. Library Journal

Listener Opinions

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Ldlimes | 4/21/2011

    " Yes Eneryone there is a SANTA. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Terese | 4/1/2011

    " Highly recommend this as a gift or to read to children as an annual tradition "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Kristen | 3/19/2011

    " Definitely a "legend of Santa" I've never read. Very good. Very original! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Plsschoolcounselor | 2/10/2011

    " great feel good holiday book with 'explainations' for the mystery how how santa came to be! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Nikki | 1/26/2011

    " This was a really fun Christmas book, and a quick read. It's definitely worth reading once. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Carol | 1/14/2011

    " This is a cute story about how Santa Claus became Santa. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Becca | 1/5/2011

    " This was quite possibly one of the funnest reads ever! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Holly | 1/3/2011

    " Definitely mindless, but alas still a cute story about Christmas. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Juli | 12/30/2010

    " It's a cute Christmas read and a quick one. I enjoyed the first half of the book - it's a sweet story of Klaus before he became Santa Claus. But I could have stopped when he leaves for the True North and been satisfied. Still, it's worth reading once when you're in that Christmas mood. "

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About the Author

Tim Slover is a writer and a professor of theater at the University of Utah. His plays have been produced off Broadway and in theaters throughout the United States and in London, where he spends part of each year. His wife is a marriage and family therapist, and their two sons were the original audience for his first novel, The Christmas Chronicles.

About the Narrator

William Dufris attended the University of Southern Maine in Portland-Gorham before pursuing a career in voice work in London and then the United States. He has won more than twenty AudioFile Earphones Awards, was voted one of the Best Voices at the End of the Century by AudioFile magazine, and won the prestigious Audie Award in 2012 for best nonfiction narration. He lives with his family in Maine.