"Give a dog a loving home and you will be repaid a thousand-fold in ways you never expected. SANTA'S DOG captures the essence of the 'rescue' experience in a way children of all ages will appreciate." --Peter Zheutlin, New York Times bestselling author of Rescue Road
"SANTA'S DOG is a charming, uplifting tale that children will absolutely adore!" --Jennifer Probst, New York Times bestselling author
** 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 an animal shelter then brought home by a military family who needs some 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 tries to decide where his heart truly lies.
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 Amazon 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.