A magical story that proves how powerful love can be, even when our loved ones are far away. A Christmas story to enjoy all year long!
** 2019 IBPA Benjamin Franklin finalist: Children's Book (ages 4-7)
** 2019 IBPA Benjamin Franklin finalist: The Bill Fisher Award for Best First Book (Children's)
Lance rides along with his best friend Santa each Christmas Eve, but one year he falls from the sleigh. He's taken in by the animal shelter and then brought home by a military family who needs help as Dad is called to serve his country. When Christmas Eve comes around the next year, what's a dog to do? Will Lance return to the North Pole with Santa or stay with his new family?
This sweet and imaginative picture book, written in verse with delightful illustrations, will tug at your heartstrings and have you rooting for Lance as he learns how powerful love is.
SANTA'S DOG is the first of a series of books featuring one of Santa's dogs tackling issues that children may encounter--but told from the dog's perspective. In this bestselling children's book, award-winning author JoAnn Sky lovingly demonstrates the deep bond between canines and their humans, while promoting the importance of family, doing one's duty, and giving of oneself to bring others happiness.
Printed in the USA, this book advocates for the adoption of pets, and the publisher supports animal rescue causes.
Perfect for ages: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and up.