Hurry, Santa! by Julie Sykes

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When his alarm clock fails to go off, Santa oversleeps on Christmas Eve and then encounters a series of disasters that threaten to prevent him from delivering his presents on time.

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Sykes is the author of several books published in England. Tim Warnes (Papa Bear) has his home in the countryside of Dorset, England, with his wife, illustrator Jane Chapman (Mama Bear), and their son, Noah (Little Bear). When asked how he felt about illustrating this book, Tim says, "My Christian faith is central to my life, so I jumped at the challenge to illustrate "Jesus Loves Me!" -- what a great way to use the gift God gave me!" Tim has drawn closely on his own experiences to give us a pictorial celebration of family life, and to share God's love for all of us. The hens you see in the pictures are from Tim's very own backyard.With over forty picture books currently in print, award-winning illustrator Tim Warnes has been published in more than twenty countries. This is his first book with Simon & Schuster.
Published October 29, 1999 by Little Tiger Press. 28 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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When Santa gets scolded by the owl for playing (all he’s done is interrupt the reindeer’s snowball fight), the beleaguered Santa wails, “But I wasn’t playing!” Santa’s fumbles as he hurries through the night are cheerfully brought to life through Warnes’s expressive, lively illustrations;

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