Flight of the Reindeer by Robert Sullivan
The True Story of Santa Claus and His Christmas Mission

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Did you know that Santa Claus returns to the North Pole 1,756 times during Christmas Eve? Or that he averages about 75 million miles over the course of 31 hours? Back in 1000 AD his sleigh was originally made of bone and ivory, but now it's entirely constructed of graphite and stainless steel, even providing a durable swivel seat!

Indeed, there has never been anything quite like Flight of the Reindeer. Most, if not all writers, have approached the adored Santa Claus tale in a variety of ways, but none have tried to explore the reasons behind it. Robert Sullivan provides documentation from Santalogists, historians, zoologists, and Arctic explorers to confirm that flying reindeer are anything but a myth, and that Santa Claus does, in fact, make his trek around the globe each Christmas Eve. Glenn Wolff's insightful and profoundly detailed illustrations impeccably coincide with Sullivan's comprehensive research to provide a classic for children and their parents. A must-have for the holiday season!
 

About Robert Sullivan

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Robert Sullivan, a veteran of Time Inc. publications, is the managing editor at LIFE Books and has written on natural history, Santalogy, and Arctic topics for a variety of magazines. He has appeared on numerous national television shows and is two-time recipient of the Wilbur Award. He lives in New York with his wife, three children, and psychotic Springer Spaniel. Glenn Wolff grew up in Traverse City, Michigan. He studied printmaking at Northwestern Michigan College, and received his BFA from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. His career began as an illustrator for such clients as the New York Times, the Village Voice, the Central Park Conservancy, and the New York Zoological Society. In 1987 he returned to Northern Michigan, concentrating on fine art and book illustration. Glenn's mixed media fine art has been shown throughout the United States and Canada, and is included in numerous private and public collections.
 
Published November 6, 2013 by Sky Pony Press. 96 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Children's Books.

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