18 pages of original illustrations for this interactive book. Based on the classic Santa images from the 1940s and 50s, they are bound to become icon images for Santa and his elves for future generations.
Food4thought Productions has also added a great feature for kids just learning to read. Children can easily identify letters and words as a moving highlight matches the reader’s voice. After your kids have done it a few times, turn off the sound and let them read it themselves! Parents be prepared - your kids will probably want to read this humorous tale that mixes the magic of Christmas with the sacred – over and over.
Time honored Christmas music is woven into the sound of every page, helping to bring out the emotion of the scene. As an extra bonus, there is an original Christmas song over the closing credits, co-written by the book’s author, Greg Perkins. An extended version of “Emmanuel Has Come” is also available everywhere digital download music is sold. Search for it by name, or search for the co-writer and artist, Ray Schnurr & the Sisters of Grace.
You can follow along the written text as renowned voice talent, Kathy Grable, narrates the book. She brings these delightful characters to life with her rich voice. You don’t want to miss the warm, inviting read by Ms. Grable, and the part of Santa played by Joel McCrary. He can be heard in Disney’s Jungle Book as the new, Baloo the Bear.