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Santa Pups

By Jerry Pallotta   Illustrated by Will Terry   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545484794 Paperback
32 Pages | 8.15" x 10.03" | Ages 3 to 5

Dogs can’t replace Santa’s reindeer, but they will leave readers howling with laughter!

Santa loves his reindeer. But what happens when he decides to let dogs pull his sleigh? What kind of dog would be best?

The Labradors made too much noise, the mastiffs were too big, and the greyhounds were too fast. Santa tried poodles, Pekingese, pit bulls, Shar- Peis, Dalmatians, dachshunds, basset hounds, sheepdogs, and even mutts. He wound up adopting all the dogs, but none could replace the reindeer.

Award-winning author Jerry Pallotta delivers a humorous Christmas tale that reimagines what Santa’s sleigh ride would be like with dogs. Young dog lovers will bark and howl along as they see Santa Claus give every dog a chance.