A Bad Start for Santa Claus by Sarah Hayes

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Published by Turtleback Books Distributed by Demco Media .

Written in English

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ContributionsJamie Charteris (Illustrator)
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FormatUnknown Binding
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Open LibraryOL9629987M
ISBN 100606223045
ISBN 109780606223041

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