How Santa came to be
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How Santa came to be by Jennifer Weber

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Published by s.n.] in [S.l .
Written in English


  • Santa Claus -- Juvenile fiction.,
  • Santa Claus -- Fiction.,
  • Christmas -- Fiction.

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Cover title.

StatementJennifer Weber ; illustrated by Michael Peer.
GenreJuvenile fiction., Fiction.
ContributionsPeer, Michael, ill.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.W3878 How 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination15 p. :
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL464037M
ISBN 100966121007
LC Control Number98183707

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