Author Joae Brooks' Tale of Santa to Warm Children with Humor for the Holidays

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“How Santa Got Stuck in the Chimney” features moral lessons aided by vibrant images of people uniting for a cause

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Helping each other is one of the most important things we can do in life. For every problem, we seek help. For every crisis, we must unite and cooperate for the common cause. And in the end, even the most popular and the strongest people need help. These are the themes that readers will discover in How Santa Got Stuck in the Chimney, the fun new picture book written by Joae Brooks.

How Santa Got Stuck in the Chimney is the story of Santa, cold and tired, getting stuck in the chimney of the last house he was going to visit on Christmas Eve. Two of his reindeer come to his rescue but when he is helped to the ground he can't get into the locked house. Luckily for Santa, a little dog helps him as his reindeer strive hard to solve his problem. Will their effort help save Christmas for the kids? Check out the book and prepare yourself for a surprising and heartwarming ending.

How Santa Got Stuck in the Chimney will prove itself fun and educational to read as it teaches children that cooperating, helping, and working together will bring about good results and happy feelings. It shows that even famous figures like Santa cannot avoid problems on his own and his dilemma illustrates the need for unity and cooperation. With its vibrant images and humorous story, How Santa Got Stuck in the Chimney is a most unique picture book for readers of all ages.

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About the Author
Joae Brooks, M.D., is a retired child psychiatrist. She is the author of No More Diapers!, I'm a Big Kid Now! and When Children Ask About Sex. She is a mother and grandmother and resides in Naples, Florida.

How Santa Got Stuck in the Chimney * by Joae Brooks
Publication Date: December 19, 2005
Trade Paperback; $21.99; 60 pages; 1-4257-0218-2

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