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December 3, 2016

Think You Know Santa? Think Again!

HOW SANTA CHANGED
by
Karl Steam
and
Maksym Stasiuk (illustrator) 


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How Santa Changed
Think you know Santa? Think again. Discover what Santa was like when he was young and the events that helped him become the jolly man we like so much.

How Santa Changed is a story that explains many of the familiar things we associate with Santa Claus, such as:
Why does Santa use reindeer to pull his sleigh? Why does he have elves help him make toys?
Why does Santa have a white beard?
Why does he walk with jolly and cheer?

Mrs. Claus is not left out either. If readers pay close attention, they will discover some of the strategies that helped her to become the most famous baker in history.

This book contains timeless lessons for both children and adults alike, but not in an annoying way. It’s a story that loved ones will want to read year after year.


  • File Size: 11860 KB
  • Print Length: 38 pages
  • Publication Date: November 23, 2016
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B01MSQVURM
Karl Steam
 THE AUTHOR

 Karl Steam is a children’s author, illustrator, and motivational speaker. Some of his works include Bear Woke Up, How Santa Changed, and Purple Pup. He resides in the Lakes Region of the Upper Midwest, with his wife and three children.

MY THOUGHTS

 First off the illustrations are wonderful.  Adds to the story. I loved the cover. Sort of an old fashioned picture.   This is sort of an informational book. I love the rhyming in it.      It takes the reader through what Santa was like when he was a young man and how he became Jolly Ole St. Nick. I just fell in love with this book.  The author has given the reader a story that I have never seen before.    The author gives you a bit on so many things that I bet you, I know I have never thought about.  Why is the sleigh pulled by reindeer.?  How did those little elves come to help with the toys?  The book tells so much about Santa and he didn't leave out the Mrs, either.  We get to learn about why and how she became the most famous  baker in the world?  This is a wonderful book with so much to learn.  I enjoyed this book from page one to the end.  SIMPLY GREAT!This would make a great Christmas Eve read for both the little ones and the young at heart. I would recommend getting a copy of this book, if not for the children or grandchildren, but for yourself.   Santa's real.  Just read the book.  

I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author, Karl Steam and I voluntarily decided to review it.

I would give this book 10 Stars if I could, but 5 STARS it is.


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1 comment:

Karl Steam said...

Thanks for the review Gayle. Glad you enjoyed it. I want to let your followers know that the kindle version of How Santa Changed will be free to download from Amazon.com December 15th through December 19th, 2016.

There is also a YouTube video of the story being read. The link is below.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pne0tTlyXI4

Hopefully you can spend time reading with the loved ones in your life. Enjoy the Holiday season.

Karl Steam