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The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus

The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus by L. Frank Baum
By: (1856-1919)

This wonderful children’s short story tells all about the youth, manhood and old age of Santa Claus and how he became immortal. (Introduction by jedopi)

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The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus


L. Frank Baum



1. Burzee 2. The Child of the Forest 3. The Adoption 4. Claus 5. The Master Woodsman 6. Claus Discovers Humanity 7. Claus Leaves the Forest


1. The Laughing Valley 2. How Claus Made the First Toy 3. How the Ryls Colored the Toys 4. How Little Mayrie Became Frightened 5. How Bessie Blithesome Came to the Laughing Valley 6. The Wickedness of the Awgwas 7. The Great Battle Between Good and Evil 8. The First Journey with the Reindeer 9. "Santa Claus!" 10. Christmas Eve 11. How the First Stockings Were Hung by the Chimneys 12. The First Christmas Tree


1. The Mantle of Immortality 2. When the World Grew Old 3. The Deputies of Santa Claus


1. Burzee

Have you heard of the great Forest of Burzee? Nurse used to sing of it when I was a child. She sang of the big tree trunks, standing close together, with their roots intertwining below the earth and their branches intertwining above it; of their rough coating of bark and queer, gnarled limbs; of the bushy foliage that roofed the entire forest, save where the sunbeams found a path through which to touch the ground in little spots and to cast weird and curious shadows over the mosses, the lichens and the drifts of dried leaves... Continue reading book >>

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Reviews (Rated: 5 Stars - 2 reviews)

Reviewer: - December 15, 2018
Subject: The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus
A very enjoyable tale about Santa Claus. I've never heard this version before, I really liked it. to be honest I'm surprised that it has never been made into a Christmas cartoon or more well know because it being written by L Frank Baum. Jedopi does a good job telling the story.
Reviewer: - April 14, 2014
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I really enjoyed tis story. I've never heard it before I actually like it better them our traditional x-mas story. Excellent!

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