Santa on the Loose! (Hardcover)

By Bruce Hale, Dave Garbot (Illustrator)
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Santa's sleigh is ready to goexcept for one thing: The presents are nowhere to be found! Santa needs your help to find out who took the toys! Is the culprit an unhappy elf or a disgruntled reindeer or evenyikes!a hungry polar bear? With so many possible suspects, Santa's going to have to do some serious detective work to crack this case before Christmas comes!

About the Author

Bruce Hale is passionate about inspiring reluctant readers to read. He has written or illustrated more than thirty seriously funny books for children, including the popular Chet Gecko Mysteries series and the comics-novel hybrid "Underwhere", as well as picture books like "Snoring Beauty" and "Moki and the Magic Surfboard". An actor and Fulbright Scholar in Storytelling, Hale is in demand as a speaker, having presented at conferences, universities, and schools across North America from the Maui Writers Conference to the Surrey International Writers Conference in British Columbia. His acting resume includes regional commercials, theater, and an independent film, "The Ride". His book "The Malted Falcon" was an Edgar Award finalist, and "Murder, My Tweet" won the Little D Award for Humor Writing. Hale loves jazz and sings with an a cappella group called VocalPoint in Santa Barbara.

Bruce (charming cheetah) Hale spends much of his time pouncing on pesky balls of yarn and raiding his neighbor's catnip garden. To relax, he perches himself in his living room window and basks in the rays of the sun in Santa Barbara, California.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780062022622
ISBN-10: 0062022628
Publisher: HarperFestival
Publication Date: October 12th, 2012
Pages: 28
Language: English