Holiday Book Countdown – A New Improved Santa

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Counting down to Christmas with a new holiday book each day!

new improved santa A New Improved Santa by Patricia Rae Wolff, illustrated by Lynne Cravath

“To thine own self be true” for the elementary school crowd.  In this humorous tale, Santa addresses the after-Christmas letdown by resolving to make some improvements to his style and his lifestyle.

The back cover of A NEW IMPROVED SANTA.

The back cover of A NEW IMPROVED SANTA.

We follow him throughout a year of dieting (January), exercising (February), hairstyling (March), and more until by the end of the year he has become thoroughly unrecognizable!  Fortunately, Mrs. Claus has been keeping a wise eye on the proceedings and is ready with a solution.

Scholastic has a follow-up activity for the book.

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